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Rhys Bowen

Rhys Bowen
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Rhys Bowen is the author of the award-winning Molly Murphy and Constable Evans mysteries. Her novels have garnered an impressive array of awards and nominations, including the Anthony Award for her novel For the Love of Mike and the Agatha Award for Murphy’s Law. Her books have also won the Bruce Alexander Historical Award and the Herodotus Award, and have been shortlisted for the Edgar, the Agatha, the Macavity, the Barry, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She has also written Her Royal Spyness, a series about a minor royal in 1930s England, and she is the author of several short stories, including the Anthony Award–winning “Doppelganger.” Her story “Voodoo” was chosen to be part of the anthology of the best of 50 years of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. Ms. Bowen was born in Bath, England, and worked as an announcer and studio manager for the BBC in London, before moving to Australia and then California. It was here she started writing children’s and young adult novels, and then moved on to mysteries with the Constable Evans novels. When not writing she loves to travel, sing, hike, play her Celtic harp, and entertain her grandchildren. She lives in San Rafael, California.

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Murphy's Law

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The novel that started it all, Murphy’s Law, will delight readers old and new of this remarkable, bestselling series.

Molly Murphy always knew she’d end up...

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The Ghost of Christmas Past

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

From Rhys Bowen, the author of In Farleigh Field, comes the next Molly Murphy mystery: The Ghost of Christmas Past.

Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy...

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Bless the Bride

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rhys Bowen's deft touch and charming wit make Bless the Bride another stellar addition to her Anthony and Agatha Award--winning historical series.

Irish sleuth...

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The Last Illusion

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

With wit, charm, and historical detail, multiple award winner Rhys Bowen makes early twentieth century New York come vividly to life in The Last Illusion.

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Time of Fog and Fire

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Embarking on a cross-country journey with her young son, Molly can’t fathom what’s in store for her, but she knows it might be dangerous—in fact, it might put all of their lives at...

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Away in a Manger

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In this Christmas installment of Rhys Bowen's New York Times bestselling historical mystery series, Molly Murphy Sullivan's generosity to a beggar draws her into a dangerous investigation

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Molly Murphy Series, Books 1-15

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

From the author of In Farleigh Field comes Rhys Bowen's New York Times bestselling Molly Murphy series. Here together for the first time in a fabulous eBook bundle are the...

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Oh Danny Boy

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Oh Danny Boy marks Edgar Award finalist Rhys Bowen's triumphant fifth installment in her New York Times bestselling Molly Murphy mystery series.

In...

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The Edge of Dreams

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rhys Bowen's characteristic blend of atmospheric turn-of-the-century history, clever plotting, and sparkling characters will delight readers in The Edge of Dreams, from her bestselling...

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For the Love of Mike

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Full of the rich detail of New York's teeming immigrant community and the colorful historical personalities of the age, For the Love of Mike is the triumphant third installment in...

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City of Darkness and Light

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

As Impressionism gives way to Fauvism and Cubism, and the Dreyfus affair rocks France, Molly races through Paris to outsmart a killer in City of Darkness and Light, Rhys Bowen's...

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Death of Riley

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Death of Riley, the fascinating, well-researched, and suspenseful second novel in Rhys Bowen's Agatha Award-winning series.

Molly Murphy has finally begun...

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The Family Way

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The Family Way, the twelfth entry in Rhys Bowen's bestselling Molly Murphy series, will delight fans and win over newcomers with its elegantly plotted mystery, atmospheric historical...

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Through the Window

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen will delight fans with her trademark charm and turn-of-the-century New York atmosphere in her short story Through the Window

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Hush Now, Don't You Cry

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rhys Bowen's brilliant wit and charm are on full display in Hush Now, Don't You Cry, another outstanding addition to her Agatha and Anthony award-winning historical series.

Molly...

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The Face in the Mirror

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

From the author of In Farleigh Field comes Rhys Bowen's short story "The Face in the Mirror"; it offers just the taste of mystery and mayhem fans will need to tide them over until...

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The Amersham Rubies

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

A delightful short story from Rhys Bowen featuring turn-of-the-century private investigator Molly Murphy

Before Molly Murphy crossed the Atlantic or even had an inkling...

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In Like Flynn

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

"Atmospheric, tightly plotted, heart pounding, this is Bowen at her best."-Louise Penny on City of Darkness and Light

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In a Gilded Cage

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rhys Bowen's In a Gilded Cage continues the author's award-winning historical series that breathes life into the past with its wit and charm and its complete sense of early-twentieth-century...

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Tell Me, Pretty Maiden

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Lively and colorful, full of absorbing historical detail and delightful characters, Tell Me, Pretty Maiden is another gem in Rhys Bowen's multiple award-winning series.

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Evan and Elle

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Constable Evans joins Sergeant Watkins to follow a trail of clues that leads them to the South of England and then to France, and finally to the conclusion that a dangerous killer is loose...

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Evanly Bodies

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Evanly Bodies is a triumph for fans of Rhys Bowen's acclaimed Evans series, and a wonderful discovery for new readers.

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In Dublin's Fair City

Molly Murphy Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Full of rich historic detail and enchanting turn-of-the-century personalities, Molly's return home, In Dublin's Fair City, is the sixth thrilling installment in Rhys Bowen's award-winning...

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Evan Blessed

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In Evan Blessed, award-winner Rhys Bowen has again delivered a charming and suspenseful cozy mystery set in Wales.

Constable Evan Evans is almost done planning his...

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Evan's Gate

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rhys Bowen's newest spell-binding addition to her critically acclaimed cozy series will win the hearts of fans and newcomers alike with Evan's Gate, a Edgar Award Nominee for Best...

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Evan Only Knows

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Evan Evans is up to the challenge in Evan Only Knows, with characteristic good humor and the Welsh charm that sets Rhys Bowen's successful cozy series apart.

When...

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Evans to Betsy

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The sixth book in the charming and critically acclaimed series set in a tiny Welsh village, Rhys Bowen's Evans to Betsy.

The charming village of Llanfair, the...

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Evan Can Wait

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

With Evan Can Wait, the fifth addition to her critically acclaimed series, Rhys Bowen creates a colorful, page-turning mystery set in two eras against the backdrop of a uniquely...

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Evanly Choirs

Constable Evans Mysteries

Rhys Bowen
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

With her third book in this acclaimed series, Rhys Bowen offers another page-turning tale of small-town mayhem and murder, in Evanly Choirs

When Constable Evan Evans...

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