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Author Vanek, John A., author.

Title DEROS : date of expected return from overseas / John A. Vanek.

Publication Info. Seattle, WA : Coffeetown Press, 2018
John A. Vanek, [2018]
©2018
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction  F VANEK    AVAILABLE
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Description 5 unnumbered pages, 290 pages ; 21 cm.
Series A Father Jake Austin mystery ; 01
Vanek, John A. Jake Austin mystery ; 01.
Summary When Father Jake Austin is assigned to his hometown of Oberlin, Ohio, in July of 2002, he has been away for a long time. A physician and a war veteran before entering a Catholic seminary, he is now a member of the Camillian Order. He takes comfort in his vows of obedience, poverty, chastity, and service to the sick. Jake arrives just in time to attend his high school reunion, where an encoutner with his hight school sweetheart forces him to question his commitment to the priesthood. Before the night is over, one of his classmates will be dead, a second gravely wounded, and a third hospitalized. The carnage at the reunion comes on the heels of what appears to be an unrelated murder at the quarry. Overseeing the investigation is Jake's former football teammate, Chief of Police Tremont "Tree" Macon, who is unwilling to rule out anyone as a suspect, not even Jake. As he struggles to prove his innocence and to find his footing.
Note Brief biography and printed photo of author, page 281.
Subject Cathelic Church -- Fiction.
Austin, Jake (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Class reunions -- Fiction.
Ohio -- Fiction.
Genre Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9781603816199
1603816194
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