Confessions, Lies, and Secrets is a fictional account of sexual abuse and a murder to cover it up, within the Catholic church. It deals with integrity, loyalty, and dedication on one hand, and deceit, blind ambition, and hypocrisy on the other. For decades, allegations of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy were igred by the Catholic church, the police, and the media. A Catholic priest is charged with, and convicted of, a crime he did t commit. The church, the prosecutors, and the public rush to judgment to get a conviction. Only the arresting detective and the victim's older brother believed in the priest's incence. In an effort to right past injustices, this book explores three decades of struggle to restore the priest's good name and bring the guilty person to justice. The truth, kwn only to two men, is never fully discovered, and justice is once again eluded.