Catherine Collins was the belle of her upper-middle-class Catholic clique on Chicago's North Shore, whose struggles to find herself led her to a stormy career as a nun, a disastrous marriage, a stint as a Catholic revolutionary, and possibly death in Central America.
International best-selling author Andrew M. Greeley is hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "a fascinating novelist" with a rare, possibly unmatched point of view. In this baffling mystery, the unpopular and incompetent Bishop Gus Quill is assigned to the Archdiocese of Chicago despite loud protests. When he disappears while riding the L Train, it falls to Bishop Blackie Ryan to find him.
Taking leave of his usual Chicago haunts, Archbishop John Blackwood Ryan travels to the south of Spain in this latest mystery by bestselling author Greeley. The local cardinal has summoned the wily archbishop to Spain in hopes that Blackie can avert a murder before it happens.