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Publisher Description

"Vivid, alluring, and heart-wrenching, A Pilgrimage to Death is every reason I love mystery. A breathtaking tale." ~ Darynda Jones, NY Times Bestselling Author

Cici discovers a body in the forest. The victim's wounds are identical to the ones that killed her sister a year ago...

Someone murdered her sister. And shot her dog. The killer won't stop until Cici's dead, too. 

With her identical twin sister haunting her dreams, Cici and her dogs must dodge arrows, bullets, and even a demon truck. Worse, she must grapple with the knowledge her twin's death was much more sinister than a random act of violence.

The chase is on. 

As Cici and Detective Sam Chastain edge closer to the truth, the murderer circles closer. This time, the criminal plots to stop Cici. Permanently.

Identical Death is the first book in, A Reverend Cici Gurule Mystery. 

Although these books are best read in order, as a series, they can be read as a standalone.

A Pilgrimage to Death

A Heritage of Death

An Artifact of Death

A Revelation of Death 

Additional Praise for A Pilgrimage to Death:

"A wholly absorbing gumshoe tale elevated by an extraordinary detective." ~ Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"This winning mystery novel is a breeze to read and Cici's laidback approach as a reverend means that readers certainly don't have to be religious to find her relatable." ~ IndieReader

"A Pilgrimage to Death was an edge-of-my-seat thrill ride that kept me guessing all the way through. Alexa Padgett weaves an intricate and enthralling tale, with relationships that run deep, and mystery that does the same. This was an all-around fantastic story, and I'm excited to read the next books in the series." ~ Allyson Lindt, USA Bestseller

"This is the first in a new mystery series and it sure doesn't disappoint. It's about a reverend, Cici, who is also a woman, which is a different take." ~ Goodreads Review

"I was glued to the pages, when I got my surprise at the end. I wanted to read another one. So book two please, as I'm impatient for the next one." ~ BookAddict

"A thriller read in one go, I immediately hooked to the captivating story, moving filled with suspense and twists. Eager to read what follows." ~ NetGalley Review

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
August 14
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
254
Pages
PUBLISHER
Sidecar Press, LLC
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
631.9
KB

Customer Reviews

CBPhilpot ,

Excellent!

A fast-paced murder mystery with a rich setting in America’s oldest capital city. An engaging cast of sympathetic heros, organized criminals and supernatural elements make for a fun and compelling read.

Ellen/Oceanside ,

A PILGRIMAGE TO DEATH

Reverend Cici,has taken on another role, with the murder of her twin, a year ago, and now a murder of a fellow parishioner, with the same method.
Sam, a friend, hiking partner, and a detective, on weekly joints now, and made better sermons for her, With 2 murder victims now known to her, she feels there will be more, if she doesn’t look into it. Is there secrets that never was told to her, a reason for the wolf emblem. A new author, for me, and she delivered a good, descriptive plot, of the settings, also of the characters. Readers will definitely enjoy this mystery story.
Given ARC for my voluntary review and my honest opinion.

Qab854 ,

A Pilgrimage to Death

This is the first book in this new series and the first book I've read by this author. This suspenseful mystery takes you through twists and turns you won't see coming. In this small town people aren't who they seem. You get danger, lies, betrayal and so much more. Cici and Sam try to figure out who is killing people and who is all involved. I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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