A Death in the Parish by Richard Coles
THE SEQUEL TO THE NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER MURDER BEFORE EVENSONGCANON DANIEL CLEMENT IS BACK... 'Champton joins St Mary Mead and Midsomer in the great atlas of fictional English villages where the crimes are as dastardly as the residents delightful' - DAMIAN BARRIt's been a few months since murder tore apart the community of Champton apart.
As Canon Daniel Clement tries to steady his flock, the parish is joined with Upper and Lower Badsaddle, bringing a new tide of unwanted change. But church politics soon become the least of Daniel's problems. His mother - headstrong, fearless Audrey - is obviously up to something, something she is determined to keep from him.
And she is not the only one. And then all hell breaks loose when murder returns to Champton in the form of a shocking ritualistic killing...