FIRST EDITION REVISED
When an unpopular pope dies, the Church of Rome will never be the same.
Two priests become entangled in mysteries of murder, duplicity, and hush-money as cardinals from around the world gather to elect a new pontiff.
What is the connection between the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel and the abandoned Paradise Hotel in a small Midwestern city?
Why did a murdered Indian woman trapped in the Chicago sex trade have a one-way bus ticket home to her reservation?
Is someone in the Vatican paying for silence?
Answers can be found in two wooden boxes, one the confessional and the other a coffin.
MEET THE AUTHOR
James Casper was born and grew up in southern Minnesota. Apart from living in various Minnesota locales, he has resided in Boston, St. Louis, eastern Tennessee, and London, England where he finds inspiration walking along the Thames. He and his wife of twenty-four years have traveled extensively. Rome is one of their favorite places.