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In the bleak midwinter

by Julia Spencer-Fleming

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Published by St. Martin"s Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJulia Spencer-Fleming
The Physical Object
Pagination370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24368449M
ISBN 100312986769
ISBN 109780312986766
OCLC/WorldCa54907216

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In the Bleak Midwinter (eBook): Spencer-Fleming, Julia: It's a cold, snowy December in the upstate New York town of Millers Kill, and newly ordained Clare Fergusson is on thin ice as the first female priest of its small Episcopal church. The ancient regime running the parish covertly demands that she prove herself as a leader. However, her blunt manner, honed by years as an army pilot, is.   The choir of Kings College Chapel, Cambridge sing the lovely Christmas carol, In The Bleak Midwinter. The wonderful words of Christina Georgina Rossetti are sung to a .

In the Bleak Midwinter is one of the most outstanding Malice Domestic winners the contest has seen. The compelling atmosphere-the kind of very cold and snowy winter that is typical of upstate New York-will make you reach for another sweater.   In The Bleak Midwinter marks the first full-length novel spin-off from the Rowan Gant Investigations series. Featuring FBI Special Agent Constance Mandalay, a recurring character from the RGI books, In The Bleak Midwinter explores a 35 year old case that has literally come back to haunt a small town in Northern : WillowTree Press / E. M. A. Mysteries.


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[1] The book introduced the characters of Clare Fergusson, an ex-Army helicopter pilot who has become an Episcopal priest and Russ Van Alstyne, a married police chief who lives in the same town. In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, long ago.

Our God, Heaven cannot hold Him, nor earth sustain; Heaven and earth shall flee away when He comes to reign. In the bleak midwinter a stable place sufficed. Framed by her most famous poems, In the Bleak Midwinter and Love Came Down at Christmas, this daily devotional explores Advent and Christmas through the poetry of Christina Rossetti.

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The poem was published, under the title "A Christmas Carol", in the January issue of Scribner's Monthly. The poem first appeared set to music in The English Hymnal in. “Terrific action scenes what really distinguishes In the Bleak Midwinter, however, is the author's skillful portrayal of her protagonist's inner conflict.” — Washington Post Book World “A riveting page-turner from start to finish.” — Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) “Fleming hits a grand slam with In.

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I really enjoyed this book/5(). This winner of the Malice Domestic Award for Best First Traditional Mystery is actually something of a hybrid. Rev. Clare Fergusson, the new Episcopal priest at St.

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Finally, thanks to my husband, Ross Hugo-Vidal, who went through everything but a plague of locusts during the writing of this book and lived to tell the tale. IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER LYRICS BY CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone.In the Bleak Midwinter introduces Russ and Clare and by the end of the book (which is so complete with strong characters, a solid mystery and heartwarming humor) you can't wait to start the next one.

Clare's military background enables her to hold her own when confronted with danger,changing Russ' initial annoyance with her, to admiration.In the Bleak Midwinter (Book): Spencer-Fleming, Julia: It's a cold, snowy December in the upstate New York town of Millers Kill, and newly ordained Clare Fergusson is on thin ice as the first female priest of its small Episcopal church.

The ancient regime running the parish covertly demands that she prove herself as a leader. However, her blunt manner, honed by years as an army pilot, is.