A Gentle Murderer by Dorothy Salisbury Davis PDF

By Dorothy Salisbury Davis

A scary confession leads a clergyman to seek down a assassin in Grand grasp of crime fiction Dorothy Salisbury Davis’s bestselling novel, which critic Anthony Boucher known as “one of the easiest detective tales of contemporary times”

On a scorching Saturday evening in long island, Father Duffy sits in a confessional, becoming alarmed as he listens to the voice of a distraught younger guy who speaks of bloody hair and a useless lady and a compulsion to do issues with a hammer that he doesn't comprehend. earlier than the priest can convince the fellow to admit to the police, the killer flees, nonetheless clutching the hammer.

The subsequent day, Father Duffy learns high-class name woman at the East aspect has been savagely murdered, and no suspect has been came upon. As he searches for the disturbed younger guy who he fears will kill back, cerebral ny Police detective Sergeant Ben Goldsmith takes the lead within the research of the call-girl homicide, racing opposed to the clock to trap a truly shrewdpermanent killer who, while enraged, can't keep watch over his have to swing a hammer.

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