Return to SenderBook - 2014
1955 Father Theo Riley never wanted to be a priest, nor a killer. The former boxing champion and Korean War veteran gave up more than a career when he went into the Army. He lost the only thing he ever wanted: his love, Andrea Bouvre. Friends thought Theo entered the priesthood to mend his broken heart or atone for the massacred orphans he couldn't save in Korea. However, the truth is much darker and more damning, tied to a blood debt and family secret that has haunted Theo since he was a boy. He drinks to forget he ever had a life of his own-waits for death, prays for mercy, and hopes for a miracle. He gets all three when a child goes missing, another shows up on his doorstep, and the love of his life drives back into his world; the seaside hamlet of Manzanita Oregon. Theo's dream reunion with Andrea becomes a nightmare when a serial killer who c onsiders himself a holy man targets the town and everyone Theo loves. Drinking days decidedly behind him, Theo and some old warriors set out to send evil back to hell and a few good souls to heaven in RETURN TO SENDER."
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Booktrope Editions, 2014.
Branch Call Number: FIC/HALLECK
Characteristics: 390 pages ; 23 cm.