Sarah Dowling's first thought, peering through the wire-reinforced glass of the community center's door, was that they were an odd group.
-- One Was a Soldier by Julia Spencer-Fleming. This is the latest in her series featuring the Rev. Clare Fergusson, an Episcopalian priest in Millers Kill, New York, and her Chief of Police boyfriend, Russ Van Alstyne.
Like all the books in the series, the story is interesting from the get-go and the sparks between Clare and Russ are still flying.