August 12, 1992. On this date Andrew Greeley's novel Wages of Sin was published. Greeley was the author of dozens of nonfiction books as well as many bestselling novels (for a while he was putting out two a year). He was supposedly the bestselling priest in history, and made a lot of money, much of which he donated to the Catholic Church.
Wages of Sin features a commodities broker trying to solve murders that happened many years before. Referring to the priest's controversial inclusion of sexual material Kirkus Reviews called the book "Safe sex for senior citizens."