The Scourge by Roberto Calas

At first, the priests and bishops called it a scourge from God. They preached that only the impure needed to fear it. That the holy hand of the Father was purging the wicked from the earth. But the holy hand of the Father started purging priests and bishops too. They call it a plague now.

A Class on Murder by K.B. Gibson

Many people say you should start at the beginning. I’m not one of them. I hate long, drawn-out stories that go on and on until your eyes cross. Just give me the nitty-gritty. Yet if I told you about the night I died, you might shake your head at what sounds like a bizarre ghost story.