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Murder at the Monks' Table

A Sister Mary Helen Mystery

Sister Mary Helen Mysteries (Volume 11)

Sister Carol Anne O'Marie

St. Martin's Paperbacks

A BLESSING IN DISGUISE
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, where Mary Helen overhears a woman saying to the man with her, "I am surprised someone hasn't killed you already." The next night, Mary Helen finds the same man in the pub's ladies' room, murdered. Coincidence? Divine intervention? Heaven only knows…which his why Mary Helen must find out--even though the Irish police warn her not to get involved. But sometimes Fate will just not listen to reason…and soon this septuagenarian nun is on the case in one of her bravest adventures to date.

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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 the road, especially since he
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Praise for Murder at the Monks' Table

"[A] delightful new entry in O'Marie's clerical cozy series… a fresh setting with lots of Irish color will keep fans turning the pages."
--Publishers Weekly
 
"Move over, Miss Marple, here comes supersleuth Sister Mary Helen, a nun with an unusual habit of solving murders."
--San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle
 
"Sister Carol writes with sure knowledge, a deft touch."
--Houston Post

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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. Murder At the Monk's Table is her eleventh novel featuring Sister Mary Helen.
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