Murders within a local religious community and the Vatican, plus an acclaimed painter’s artistic view of the Heartland are topics of newly published books by three area writers: “Litany of Secrets,” by Luke H. Davis Dunrobin Publishing, 2013Writer Luke H. Davis is an ethics teacher at Westminster Christian Academy and resident of St. Charles County. “Litany of Secrets” is the first novel in his Cameron Ballack mystery series, which takes place in the Greater St. Louis area.