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Molly Murphy mysteries

Author:
Bowen, Rhys
 
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Star rating for Murphy's law
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Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:

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 in trouble, just as her mother predicted. So, when she commits murder in self-defense, she flees her cherished Ireland, under cover of a false identity, for the anonymous shores of America. When she arrives in New York and sees the welcoming promise of freedom in the Statue

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Star rating for Death of Riley
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Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:

Death of Riley, the fascinating, well-researched, and suspenseful second novel in Rhys Bowen's Agatha Award-winning series.
Molly Murphy has finally begun to forget the unpleasant murder of a would-be rapist back in Ireland, not to mention her investigation into the murder of a fellow recent Irish immigrant, and is finally free to begin her life in New York City. Given her experiences so far in the New World, Molly has decided

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Star rating for For the love of Mike
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Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

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 Rhys Bowen's Agatha Award-winning series.
Molly Murphy is starting to think the cards are stacked against her. She's determined to be a private detective, but hampering her investigations is the fact that she's finding many places in turn-of-the-century

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Star rating for In like Flynn
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Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Private investigator Molly Murphy goes undercover within the household of a senator and his wife, the latter of whom frequently solicits the infamous Sorensen sister spiritualists for information about her presumed-dead son.
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Star rating for Oh Danny boy
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Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

Oh Danny Boy marks Edgar Award finalist Rhys Bowen's triumphant fifth installment in her New York Times bestselling Molly Murphy mystery series.
In turn-of-the-century New York City, Irish immigrant Molly Murphy is contemplating giving up PI work for something a little less complicated, less exciting. Molly has had quite enough excitement recently, thank you very much. Especially from the handsome but deceptive NYPD captain

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Star rating for In Dublin's fair city
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Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Searching for the long-lost sister of an Irish-American impresario, P.I. Molly Murphy leaves turn-of-the-century New York to head back to her native Ireland, only to be confronted by the murder of her maid and the disappearance of a famed Irish actress.
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Star rating for Tell me, pretty maiden
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Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

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.
It's wintertime in New York, and for the first time since Irish immigrant Molly Murphy started her early-twentieth-century detective agency, she is completely snowed in with work. While she's proving to be quite the entrepreneur and is very much in demand by some

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Star rating for In a gilded cage
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Series Volume:
8.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Irish-born detective and Vasser graduate Molly Murphy is hired to find out the truth about her friend's missionary parents' deaths and her loss of inheritance. Another Vasser grad has a philandering husband to track. Set in early 20th-century New York City.
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Star rating for The last illusion
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Series Volume:
9.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:

With sparkling wit, charming characters, and historic detail, multiple award winner Rhys Bowen brings early-twentieth-century New York City and the fantastic performers of the time vividly to life in The Last Illusion.

Irish immigrant and PI Molly Murphy is thrilled to have a ticket to the theater to see a trio of illusionists that are all the rage. Indeed, headlining is Harry Houdini, the most sensational of them all; he

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Star rating for Bless the bride
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Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Before the wedding bells can ring for PI Molly Murphy, a wealthy Chinese immigrant wants her to find his missing bride, and Molly---sure she isn't getting the whole story---suspects that his bride ran off. Set in early-twentieth-century New York.
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Star rating for Hush now, don't you cry
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Series Volume:
11.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
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Newly married Molly and her NYPD captain husband reluctantly honeymoon in 1904 Newport at the estate of an ambitious Tammany Hall politician whose subsequent murder challenges Molly's resolve to avoid sleuthing.
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Star rating for The family way
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Series Volume:
12.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
"Molly Murphy--now Molly Sullivan--is a year into her marriage, expecting her first child, and confined to the life of a housewife. The most important decision Molly faces these days is whether the lace curtains need cleaning, and she's restless and irritable in the heat of a New York summer and the enforced idleness of pregnancy. So when a trip to the post office brings a letter addressed to her old detective agency asking her to locate a missing...
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Star rating for City of darkness and light
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Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood but their domestic bliss is shattered when a gang retaliates against Daniel after he makes a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York as soon as possible. Knowing she needs to protect their young son Liam, Molly agrees to take him on the long journey to Paris to stay with her friends Sid and Gus, who are studying art in the City of Light. But upon...
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Star rating for The edge of dreams
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Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
Description:
"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a captain in the New York City police force, is stumped. He's chasing a murderer whose victims have nothing in common nothing except for the taunting notes that are delivered to Daniel after each murder. And when Daniel receives a note immediately after Molly and her young son Liam are in a terrible train crash, Daniel and Molly both begin to fear that maybe Molly herself was the target. Molly's detective instincts...
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Star rating for Away in a manger
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Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
4.7 stars
Description:
"It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: she and Daniel have a baby son and twelve-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely voice, the voice of an angel, and see a beggar girl huddled in a doorway, singing "Away in a Manger." Bridie is touched...
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Star rating for Time of fog and fire
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Series Volume:
16.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
"Molly Murphy Sullivan's husband Daniel, a police captain in turn-of-the-century New York City, is in a precarious position. The new police commissioner wants him off the force altogether. So when Daniel's offered an assignment from John Wilkie, head of the secret service, he's eager to accept. Molly can't draw any details of the assignment out of him, even where he'll be working. But when she spots him in San Francisco during a movie news segment,...
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Star rating for The ghost of Christmas past
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Series Volume:
17.
Average Rating:
4.3 stars
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"Semi-retired private detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is suffering from depression after a miscarriage following her adventure in San Francisco during the earthquake of 1906. She and her husband, Daniel, are invited for Christmas at a mansion on the Hudson, and they gratefully accept, expecting a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. Not long after they arrive, however, they start to feel the tension in the house's atmosphere. Then they learn that...
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Star rating for All that is hidden
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Series Volume:
19.
Description:
""Retired" detective and police captain's wife Molly Murphy Sullivan tangles with Tammany Hall in All That Is Hidden, the latest in Rhys Bowen's New York Times bestselling historical mystery series..."--
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Star rating for In sunshine or in shadow
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Series Volume:
20.
Description:
"Retired Detective Molly Murphy Sullivan is back with In Sunshine or in Shadow, the next book in this beloved series by New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen and Clare Broyles. New York, 1908: The days are getting longer-and warmer-in Manhattan. Molly Murphy Sullivan doesn't want to leave her home in the city, but typhoid is back, and she's expecting. So she heads north with the children to summer with her mother-in-law in Westchester County....
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Star rating for Wild Irish rose
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Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen, now writing in partnership with her daughter, Clare Broyles, transports and enthralls readers through the incomparable Molly Murphy Sullivan. Wild Irish Rose is the next novel in this beloved mystery series, a cause for celebration for readers and critics alike. New York, 1907: Now that she's no longer a private detective-at least not officially-Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to a time of settled...