Assault with intent
Four rather clumsy assassins stalk the seminaries of Detroit. So far only luck stopped them from killing a priest. But time is running short, and murder lies within their vicious grasp. Who's behind this quarter of killers? An angry seminarian? A fanatical leader of an arch-conservative Catholic society? Another priest? Keen-witted Father Koesler, clerical sleuth extraordinaire, had better find the answer soon. Because he's next on the killers' list.
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|Grouping Title||assault with intent|
|Grouping Author||kienzle william x|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-03-02 01:49:41AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-04-20 06:19:14AM|
|author||Kienzle, William X.|
|author_display||Kienzle, William X|
|display_description||In the fourth Father Koesler thriller, William X. Kienzle proved his versatility. Assault with Intent combines raucous humor with the same clever plotting and strong characterization that are his trademark. Murphy's Law seems to be the only force preventing four arcane conspirators from accomplishing their murderous plans to assassinate priests teaching in Detroit's seminaries. Incredibly, each of their attacks is thwarted by strange coincidence and ineptitude until they finally succeed-or do they? Father Robert Koesler, the crime-solving hero of Kienzle's mysteries, is drawn into the case first as a concerned friend of the intended victims and then as a target himself. Inspector Walter Koznicki returns to investigate for the Detroit police department and reporters Joe Cox and Pat Lennon continue their romance amid the rivalry of their two newspapers, the Detroit News and Free Press. Who is responsible for this series of assaults? A disgruntled seminary student who has gone too far? The dangerously fanatical leader of a secretive arch-conservative Catholic society? Another priest? There are far too few clues and too many possibilities. And when a zany crew of movie-makers arrives from Hollywood to film the story before the crime itself is solved, Assault with Intent becomes a three-ring circus of mystery and slapstick.|
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|owning_library_summit||Summit County Library|
|record_details||hoopla:MWT11907623|eBook|eBook||English|Andrews McMeel,|2012.|1 online resource, ils:.b10465352|Book|Books||English|Andrews and McMeel,||273 pages ; 24 cm.|
|series||Father Koesler mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Father Koesler mysteries|4|
|subject_facet||Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Fiction, Catholics -- Fiction, Clergy -- Fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction, Electronic books, Koesler, Robert (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Assault with intent|
|title_full||Assault with intent / William X. Kienzle, Assault with intent [electronic resource] / William X. Kienzle|
|title_short||Assault with intent|
|topic_facet||Catholics, Clergy, Electronic books, Koesler, Robert (Fictitious character)|