Murder at the Monks' Table

A Sister Mary Helen Mystery

Sister Mary Helen Mysteries (Volume 11)

Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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Sister Mary Helen is in luck, depending on how you look at it. She and Sister Eileen are in Ireland to attend the weeklong Oyster Festival in the little village of Ballyclarin. They make their first stop at a central oasis of food and drink called the Monks’ Table. Mary Helen overhears a woman saying to the man with her, “I am surprised someone hasn’t killed you already.” But Eileen assures her that it’s only a way of speaking, and Mary Helen is relieved---until the next night, when she finds the same man in the pub’s ladies’ room, murdered.
Mary Helen’s reputation for sleuthing follows her across the Atlantic, and the Irish police warn her not to get involved. She has every intention of leaving this case in the hands of the authorities, but sometimes Fate will just not listen to reason.
Fans of this delightful nun, a detective in spite of herself, will be certain to enjoy accompanying her on this latest trip, the eleventh entry in this continuingly popular series.

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Chapter One

Friday, August 29

“May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be ever at your back.”

---Irish blessing

The long black hearse came speeding out of the driveway, nearly careening into the hackney. Don’t tell me this is going to be one of those days, Sister Mary Helen thought, grabbing the car door handle.

“Cheeky, get!” she heard the driver mumble. Then, realizing that she might have overheard, he added a quick “Sorry, Sister,” turning full around to check her reaction.

“Maybe he’s late,” she said, wishing the driver would keep his eyes on

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Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

Sister Carol Anne O’Marie has been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for more than fifty years. She ministers to homeless women at a daytime drop-in center in downtown Oakland, California, which she cofounded in 1990.


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Murder at the Monks' Table
A Sister Mary Helen Mystery
Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429907545
ISBN10: 1429907541
240 pages
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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
June 2007
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ISBN: 9780312357689
ISBN10: 0312357680
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 256 pages
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