The Holy-Rude Diaries

The Curate of Cockleigh: A Tale of Anglicans, Angels & Arson.
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It is 1977 and Rev John Davidson is the newly ordained Curate of Cockleigh. His ministry is quite ordinary until he meets an anarchist and begins to see angels... As he navigates his way around mistaken identity, a vindictive detective, a teenager with romance on her mind and a septuagenarian Kung-Fu Rector, his life becomes a frantic roller-coaster ride towards an explosive conclusion.
The Vicar of Westfeil: A Tale of Faith, Farce & Felony
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
As the millennium approaches, the banks are exploiting the public. St Jude’s Church in Westfeil, however, is quietly exploiting the banks as, led by their maverick vicar Rev John Davidson, they initiate a fund-raising scheme which is ingenious, highly successful but also completely illegal… 'The Vicar of Westfeil' is honest, moving, sly, scurrilous, challenging and very, very funny.
The Bishop of Banford: A Tale of Crosiers, Cherubs & Crime
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,330. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Maverick vicar, John Davidson, becomes the new Bishop of Banford he plunges headlong into a diocesan world of relentless work, repressed sexuality and inspired lunacy. As his marriage falls apart and an old flame reignites he is forced to consider hard choices - but then he comes to the unwelcome attention of a crime-lord and finally experiences the most terrifying meeting of his life...
The St Jude's Shuffle: A Tale Of Decision, Deceit & Dysentery
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 20,130. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With clergy interviews, a clandestine fund-raising scheme, a conceited Archdeacon, an uncandid candidate, multiple hidden agendas, devious church members and something nasty lurking in the refreshments, ‘The St Jude’s Shuffle’ follows the fortunes of Westfeil church as they hunt for a new Vicar. This volume of ‘The Holy-Rude Diaries’ is witty, compassionate, honest, shrewd and very, very funny.