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Award-winning author Rhys Bowen marries charming storytelling with an edge-of-your-seat mystery set in early twentieth-century New York City in BLESS THE BRIDE

With Molly Murphys wedding to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quickly approaching, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County countryside, where Daniels mother can counsel her on a brides proper place. Surprisingly, Molly seems to be agreeing with her future mother-in-laws advice. Molly promises to leave her detective work behind and settle down after becoming Daniels wife…but she isnt married yet. So when she gets word of a possible case, Molly sneaks back into the city to squeeze in a little more sleuthing before the wedding bells can ring.

“Mollys compassion and pluck should attract more readers to this consistently solid historical series.”—Publishers Weekly

A wealthy Chinese immigrant wants Molly to find his missing bride. Molly has a hunch that his intended has run off. But where could she have gone—and where would she be? The only Chinese women of the era are kept under house arrest, and Molly cant help but wonder whether shes saving the bride-to-be from the streets…or helping to lock her away for good.

“New York [is] evocatively recreated…a colorful series.”—Chicago Tribune

Synopsis:

Bless the Bride

Rhys Bowen

Award-winning author Rhys Bowen marries charming storytelling with an edge-of-your-seat mystery set in early twentieth-century New York City in BLESS THE BRIDE

With Molly Murphys wedding to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quickly approaching, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County countryside, where Daniels mother can counsel her on a brides proper place. Surprisingly, Molly seems to be agreeing with her future mother-in-laws advice. Molly promises to leave her detective work behind and settle down after becoming Daniels wife…but she isnt married yet. So when she gets word of a possible case, Molly sneaks back into the city to squeeze in a little more sleuthing before the wedding bells can ring.

A wealthy Chinese immigrant wants Molly to find his missing bride. Molly has a hunch that his intended has run off. But where could she have gone—and where would she be? The only Chinese women of the era are kept under house arrest, and Molly cant help but wonder whether shes saving the bride-to-be from the streets…or helping to lock her away for good.

 

 

About the Author

Rhys Bowens novels have received a remarkable number of distinctions, including the Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity Awards as well as the Bruce Alexander Historical Award and the Herodotus Award. She is also the author of the Royal Spyness series and the Edgar Award­nominated Constable Evans mysteries. Born in England,s he now lives in San Rafael, California, with her husband. Visit her online at www.rhysbowen.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312547455
Author:
Bowen, Rhys
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Cozy
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
No. 10
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.81 x 4.07 x 0.77 in

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Bless the Bride

Rhys Bowen

Award-winning author Rhys Bowen marries charming storytelling with an edge-of-your-seat mystery set in early twentieth-century New York City in BLESS THE BRIDE

With Molly Murphys wedding to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quickly approaching, the Irish P.I. heads to the Westchester County countryside, where Daniels mother can counsel her on a brides proper place. Surprisingly, Molly seems to be agreeing with her future mother-in-laws advice. Molly promises to leave her detective work behind and settle down after becoming Daniels wife…but she isnt married yet. So when she gets word of a possible case, Molly sneaks back into the city to squeeze in a little more sleuthing before the wedding bells can ring.

A wealthy Chinese immigrant wants Molly to find his missing bride. Molly has a hunch that his intended has run off. But where could she have gone—and where would she be? The only Chinese women of the era are kept under house arrest, and Molly cant help but wonder whether shes saving the bride-to-be from the streets…or helping to lock her away for good.

 

 

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