A secret revealed after the death of a well-liked man in a small Irish town creates a moral dilemma for the local priest. The Readers’ Review panel discusses a novel considered to be a sleeper hit when first published in 1986.


  • Leslie Maitland former New York Times reporter.
  • Raymond Kemp Senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University.
  • Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University

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