Passion Play: A Novel by W. Edward Blain

By W. Edward Blain

Set within the insular, genteel global of an all-boys prep institution, this stressful and electrifying Edgar-nominated vintage surrounding an all-too-deadly construction of Othello is now again in print.

In ny urban, a tender guy is located murdered in a dingy occasions sq. intercourse theater—his neck gruesomely snapped—and the single clue is a torn receipt from the Montpelier tuition for Boys bookstore.

Christmas holiday is simply a number of weeks away while Montpelier scholar Russell Phillips fetches up useless. Headmaster Lane, who prefer to view Phillips’s loss of life as a suicide, makes a decision to maintain the college open for the rest of the time period. yet because the nights develop longer and colder—and extra corpses start to floor in reference to the rehearsals for Othello, the wintry weather play—it turns into all too transparent that the scholars and college are being stalked by way of a funky and calculating killer.

The neighborhood police and college directors locate themselves out in their intensity. however, many people’s suspicions start to specialize in a unmarried suspect—until he, too, turns up dead.

A gripping journey de strength that brilliantly makes use of an remoted boarding institution campus because the atmosphere for this propulsive secret, Passion Play will hold the reader guessing until eventually the ultimate act.

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