A Vicar Crucified

An Abbot Peter Mystery

The first novel in a series of macabre murders in a bleak English seaside town, each with cast of suspects with secrets of their own to protect. But who can hide from the man who sees our inner truths?As a Special Witness investigator, Abbot Peter, a retired monk in the town of Stormhaven, allies his gift for understanding our psychological and spiritual dimensions to the more prosaic crime-hunting talents of Detective Inspector Tamsin Shah. The Abbot Peter Mysteries are written by Simon Parke, formerly a scriptwriter for Spitting Image, a Sony award-winning radio writer, a supermarket worker, a Church of England priest and a Daily Mail columnist.

Simon Parke Simon Parke is a writer, therapist and retreat giver, and was previously a Church of England priest for 20 years, a script-writer for Spitting Image and a Sony award-winning radio writer before working for three years in a supermarket. He writes weekly columns in the Daily Mail (‘One-Minute Mystic’) and the Church Times. His books include Pippa’s Progress, a modern-day re-telling of John Bunyan’s classic.

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