The Night Church Author:Whitley Strieber By day Holy Spirit is parish center to the folk of Richmond Hill and Kew Gardens in New York's very mundane borough of Queens. By day Father Harry Goodwin serves his dwindling flock of Irish and Italian widows and struggles vainly meet his bills. By night the Spirit is host to quite another constituency: a huge, rich and gaudy congregation that... more » meets for rituals of a very different kind.
In the small hours Holy Spirit offers no sanctuary to the innocent. For Jonathan Titus Banion and Patricia Murray, solving the riddle of the Night Church and their role in its ancient hierarchy is a matter of life and death-- for themselves and for civilization as we know it.« less