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O'Marie, Carol Anne

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Works: 20 works in 188 publications in 1 language and 14,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories  Musical fiction 
Classifications: PS3565.M347, 813.54
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Publications about Carol Anne O'Marie
Publications by Carol Anne O'Marie
Publications by Carol Anne O'Marie, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Carol Anne O'Marie
The missing Madonna by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen is puzzled when her friend Erma fails to call. After checking Erma's empty apartment, she begins investigating
Murder at the Monks' Table by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen and Sister Eileen travel to the village of Ballyclarin in Ireland to attend the local Oyster Festival
Requiem at the refuge by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,290 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen investigates the murder of a homeless woman behind the nun's shelter
Murder in ordinary time by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen, nun and amateur sleuth, investigates the mysterious death of investigative reporter Christina Kelly, who died after eating a cyanide-laced cookie moments before she was to interview Sister Mary Helen for the noon news
Death of an angel by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
The San Francisco sleuthing nun, Sister Mary Helen of Mount St. Francis College, takes it as a personal affront when a rapist-murderer kills a wealthy woman benefactor of her college. Over the objections of police she sets out to bring the killer to justice. By the author of Death Goes on Retreat
A novena for murder by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
When an unpopular professor is murdered during an earthquake, Sister Mary Helen believes the police have the wrong man and begins her own pursuit of the killer
Death takes up a collection by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Spunky Bay Area nun Sister Mary Helen and her sidekick, Sister Eileen, return for an eighth outing, this time investigating the poisoning death of a monsignor
Murder makes a pilgrimage by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen's luck seems to take a turn for the worst not long after she arrives in Spain. On an early morning visit to the famous cathedral in Santiago, she stumbles upon the strangled body of one of the tour group. Suddenly everyone comes under suspicion as the police start their investigation into the lurid crime. Meanwhile, Sister Mary Helen can't keep from nosing around to see if she can solve the murder. But strange - and frightening - things begin to happen
The corporal works of murder by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
Feeling concerned about newcomer Sarah at the women's shelter, Sister Mary Helen is alarmed when the woman is shot shortly after she leaves and begins a search for answers about Sarah's identity and who killed her
Advent of dying by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Readers have come to delight in the murder-solving exploits of septuagenarian Sister Mary Helen and her cohort Sister Eileen, two nuns with a nose for nabbing killers. Publishers Weekly calls the Sister Mary Helen Mysteries "refreshingly different" and a "heady mix of humor and suspense." Once you meet this spry, clever sleuth, you'll want to make a habit of reading her adventures again and again. Timid little Suzanne Barnes was the perfect ecclesiastical secretary: efficient, discreet, self-effacing. So it came as a shock when Suzanne invited Sisters Mary Helen, Eileen and Anne to Ghiradelli Square's Sea Wench Bar to hear her belt out the blues. Sister Mary Helen wondered what secrets lay behind those watery blue eyes. The Sea Wench Suzanne was a revelation: sassy, sexy, dressed to kill. It was her first-and last-performance, punctuated by a silver letter opener in the heart. Who killed the canary' Sister Mary Helen and her faithful band must unearth Suzanne's secrets to solve the murder before all hell breaks loose-again
Death goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
In the grounds of a house where priests are holding a retreat, Sister Mary Helen, the 70-something PI, stumbles on the body of the assistant cook's boyfriend, a former seminarian who was a bit of a radical. Was he a victim of love or religion? By the author of A Novena for Murder
Death goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Seventy-something but still going strong, amateur sleuth Sister Mary Helen's arrives for her quiet retreat in San Francisco to face a partying priest's convention and the discovery of a dead body
Death takes up a collection a Sister Mary Helen mystery by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen and Sister Eileen are delivering loaves of Irish soda bread on St. Patrick's day to all of the Mount St. Francis College benefactors. Eager to finish, they make their last stop at St. Agatha's Church, where they interrupt a meeting of several prominent members of the community. Invited to stay for tea by Monsignor Joseph Higgins, the nuns agree but hurriedly leave. The next day they learn that the monsignor is dead and that he was poisoned
Requiem at the refuge by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
In Sister Mary Helen's latest venture as an inadvertent detective, she must make do without her sidekick, Sister Eileen. So Mary Helen has no one with whom to share her fears when the head of St. Francis College dies suddenly and is replaced by the coldly efficient Sister Patricia. Mary Helen feels she will be swept aside as too old in the "clean sweep" that Sister Patricia is famous for in the order. To her rescue comes Sister Anne, who runs the Refuge, a shelter for homeless women. When a woman from the Refuge is found murdered in the alley, Sister Mary Helen goes to work searching for clues
Death of an angel by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen and her cohort, Sister Eileen, two nuns at Mount St. Francis College, feel they must join the investigation when a dear friend becomes the second victim of a local rapist-murderer
Murder makes a pilgrimage by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Sisters in crime 5 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Like a swarm of bees by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"The prophecy spoken in 1805 by Abbe Piron of St. Etienne, France, foretold that the Sisters of St. Joseph would increase in number and 'like a swarm of bees' spread everywhere. Taking the priest's phrase as title of her book, Sister Carol Anne O'Marie, CSJ in Like a Swarm of Bees weaves the prophecy with her personal life promise: to write , as a novel, the story of the first Sisters of St. Joseph in America, in particular, the six who in 1836 set sail from their native, cultural France to bring the love of God to the people of rugged, frontier North America"--P. 7 of preface
The broken vase by Rex Stout( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Private Detective 'Tex' Fox helps to buy an antique violin for the young prodigy, Jan Tusar, he doesn't expect the boy to play so badly at his Carnegie Hall debut. When Jan subsequently commits suicide, and the violin disappears, Fox investigates, discovering that a great many people had special claims on Jan
A novena for murder by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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