Through the Evil Days: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Mystery (Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries)
Now a New York Times bestselling author, Julia Spencer-Fleming rises to the accolade with a powerful, and emotionally charged novel readers have been yearning for.On a frigid January night, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Reverend Clare Fergusson are called to the scene of a raging fire,... show more
Now a New York Times bestselling author, Julia Spencer-Fleming rises to the accolade with a powerful, and emotionally charged novel readers have been yearning for.On a frigid January night, Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne and Reverend Clare Fergusson are called to the scene of a raging fire, that quickly becomes a double homicide and kidnapping. Which is the very last thing Russ needs...Currently he's struggling with the prospect of impending fatherhood. And his new wife is not at all happy with his proposal for their long-delayed honeymoon: a week in an unelectrified ice-fishing cabin. The vestry of St. Alban's Church has called for the bishop to investigate Clare's "unpriestly" pregnancy. She has one week to find out if she will be scolded, censured, or suspended from her duties. Officer Hadley Knox is having a miserable January as well. Her on-again-off-again lover, Kevin Flynn, has seven days to weigh an offer from the Syracuse Police Department that might take him half a state away. As the days and hours tick by, Russ and Clare fight personal and professional battles they've never encountered. In the course of this one tumultuous week the lives of the Millers-Kill residents readers have come to love and cherish change forever. Readers have waited years for Through The Evil Days and Julia Spencer-Fleming delivers with the exquisite skill and craftsmanship that have made her such a success.
Publish date: 2013-11-05
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Finally getting around to a review for this one! It's an edge-of-your-seat read from beginning to end! Ms. Spencer-Fleming left us with a cliffhanger in the previous book and has done so once again.....and I sure hope she doesn't leave us waiting 2-1/2 years for the next one. Russ & Clare are fin...
This felt like a halfway book in a series where things are shifting and changing. Doesn't make it a bad book-I did finish it in just 24 hours. It focuses more on Clare and Russ than on the mystery.Just a few quick thoughts:Harley Knox's past life is explained and bites her in the butt.We get more of...
I've been a fan of these novels since picking up "In The Bleak Midwinter" at the library a number of years ago. It's been interesting to watch the characters grow and change over time.In this outing, Clare and Russ are still adjusting to married life ... while she is up before an ecclesiastical rev...