In Dublin's Fair City: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries #6) (Paperback)
From the author of In Farleigh Field...
Molly Murphy, a plucky P.I. in 1903 New York, sails back to her native Ireland on a case searching for the sister of an Irish American impresario. The woman was too sick to travel and was left behind when the family took a famine ship to New York fifty years ago, and now the man wants to settle his fortune on her.
But before Molly's ship reaches Ireland, her maid is found murdered and a famous Irish actress goes missing. Molly is shocked to discover a cache of rifles in the actress's luggage, and even more shocked to come upon her own brother trying to collect the bags in Dublin. She discovers he's now mixed up in the freedom movement, in which Molly herself becomes unwillingly embroiled in. And someone else seems to be on the trail of the missing woman, too - someone who wants to make sure Molly never finds her....
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 Molly Murphy series.
About the Author
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.
“A lot of fun and some terrific historical writing. Fans of the British cozy will love it, and so will readers of historical fiction.” —Toronto Globe and Mail on Oh Danny Boy
“Bowen parcels out bits of her plot with an impeccable sense of timing and...has written another outstanding mystery.” —Library Journal on Oh Danny Boy
“Its enjoyable charm and wit will appeal to a cross-section of mystery fans.” —Baltimore Sun on Oh Danny Boy
“It's hard not to be charmed by this young immigrant woman who fled murder charges in Ireland to become a detective in turn-of-the-century New York.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on In Like Flynn
“Molly grows ever more engaging against a vibrant background of New York's dark side at the turn of the century.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on For the Love of Mike
“It's always a delight to discover a new book from the pen of Rhys Bowen.” —Tampa Tribune & Times on Murphy’s Law