The main character is Sister Eve (short for Evangelina) - again not to be confused with the entertaining and gutsy character on Call the Midwife played by Pam Ferris. This nun is riding motorbikes, but is otherwise incredibly bland and slow to apply common sense to the most mundane problem. In this book, Dr. Kelly Middlesworth, a researcher focused on the Blue Nun, is slated to give a presentation at the Pecos Abbey to give a presentation, but ends up being murdered before it comes to the presentation time. In addition, some rare historic documents are also missing and the suspect is initially the brother of the victim.
During the investigation, the reading becomes a real chore because Sister Eve is rethinking herself way too many times and takes an incredibly long time to be practical and believable. I always find it puzzling why authors write about characters that lack total common sense and have no substitute in place. Because of Sister Eve's slow progress, most readers will be able to figure out the murder long before the book discloses it and that makes the book not only slow moving, but also boring.
Overall, I am not recommending this book because compared to Pater Brown it is a total letdown. The character is not very interesting. Note: simply assuming that a motorbiking nun is going to be entertaining is wrong. People actually look for interesting characters, well thought out plotl-ines and unexpected surprises. Unfortunately, this book has none of that.
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Disclaimer: I received a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. The opinion expressed in this post is solely my own and has not been influenced by any third party.