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Author: Ted Woods

Language: English

Published: 1st August, 2020

Publisher: Beaten Track

Edition: 1

ISBN: Paperback: 978-1-78645-456-0
eBook: 978-1-78645-457-7

Length: 35,000 words (approx.)

Category: Fiction

Genre: Crime, Thrillers and Mystery, Contemporary Fiction, General Fiction

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About the Book:

Even as a student, Arthur Easterby was tipped to become a bishop.

Ambitious and able, he carefully plotted his progress to preferment including marrying his rector/archdeacon’s daughter. So it was no surprise when in due course he was elected as bishop of Daneford, just outside Dublin.

In a hurry to make his new diocese a flagship for Growth and Renewal and make a name for himself in the process, Arthur became autocratic rather than a ‘pastor pastorum’, alienating both clergy and laity.

What nobody realised was that he also carried a dark secret.

About the Author:

I am a retired priest of the Church of Ireland, now living in Liverpool. I served in a number of parishes in Ireland, North and South, most latterly in Rathfarnham, Dublin. I was a General Synod member, a Director of Ordinands, and worked in The Theological College looking after intern deacons in their final year. For many years, I wrote a column on ministry for the Church of Ireland Gazette. For five years before retirement, I wrote a weekly ‘soap’ – ‘Down in St. David’s’ –... Read More

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