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O'Marie, Carol Anne

Overview
Works: 24 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 14,178 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories 
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 1,556 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 )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,304 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 )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 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 )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,230 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 1,171 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 )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 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 1,150 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 )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
to count their blessings instead. There's certainly an interesting group of fellow pilgrims traveling with them, including a melancholy professor and his wife, a woman clearly frantic to look ever-youthful; the arguing Bowmans, who grate on everyone's nerves; the dentist and his bouncy wife, so into aerobic exercise; and the two misfit young women, peculiar friends given that one of them is a beautiful temptress, the other a lonely, sullen lump of a girl. Unfortunately
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 1,074 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 1,029 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. A CHURCH SECRETARY RECEIVES THE WAGES OF SIN ... 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 ... AUTHORBIO: SISTER CAROL ANNE O'MARIE has been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past forty-five years. She ministers to homeless women at a daytime drop-in center in downtown Oakland, California, which she cofounded in 1990. ADVENT OF DYING is her ninth novel featuring Sister Mary Helen
Death goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 967 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
Requiem at the refuge by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 198 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 goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 196 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 goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen, still spry at seventy-something, makes a perfectly innocent mistake, she arrives at St. Colette's Retreat House a week early. Unfortunately, so has a convention of San Francisco priests. Mary Helen, accompanied by her long-suffering old friend Sister Eileen, had hoped for a few tranquil days of spiritual renewal. Instead, she encounters a boisterous group of hard-drinking pastors, a crotchety cook named Beverly, an hysterical dishwasher, an inexplicably nervous resident nun
Death of an angel by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 191 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
Death takes up a collection a Sister Mary Helen mystery by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 165 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
Murder makes a pilgrimage by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Death takes up a collection by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
While delivering loaves of Irish soda to St. Agatha's Church Sister Mary Helen and Sister Eileen interrupt a meeting of several prominent members of the community including Monsignor Joseph Higgins. The next day they learn that the monsignor is dead and that he was poisoned. The two Sisters believe that the death is linked with the people present at the meeting
Sisters in crime 5 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Death goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sister Mary Helen arrives for a retreat at St. Colette's only to discover she's a week early and the centre is hosting a priest's retreat. Then a corpse is found and the Sister investigates
 
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