Spine slanted/creased, minor edgewear/bumping. Text is clean and bright.
"Who shot Brother Popov? When the irrepressible Bishop Blackie Ryan investigates the baffling mystery of an assassinated Russian Orthodox monk, he discovers that the mystery of the murder is simple compared to the international intrigue that swiftly develops around the case. Intelligence agents seem to be involved, as well as both the Sicilian and Russian mobs. Blackie soon finds himself the target of both threats and actual bullets as he seeks to unravel the deepening mystery surrounding the murdered monk, whose murky secrets may stretch all the way to the Vatican itself!"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall