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O'Marie, Carol Anne

Overview
Works: 22 works in 181 publications in 1 language and 12,797 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
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 1,407 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 1,189 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 held by 1,156 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 )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,089 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 1,071 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 held by 1,045 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 1,038 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 )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 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 )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 961 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 )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
Join Sisters Mary Helen and Eileen as they work, once again, to solve a mystery -- this time the murder of timid Suzanne Barnes, their perfect ecclesiastical secretary
Death goes on retreat by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 870 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 353 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 takes up a collection : a Sister Mary Helen mystery by Carol Anne O'Marie( file )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 195 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 194 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 )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
In this seventh outing for amateur sleuth Sister Mary Helen and her coconspirator, Sister Eileen, the two nuns take time out from their duties at Mount St. Francis College when a wealthy widow, a benefactor of the college and dear friend, is the second victim of a local rapist-murderer. Despite the furious protests of the San Francisco police, Sister Mary Helen decides that they need a little divine intervention. Between juggling their regular duties, ducking the notice of the detectives on the case, and a plan to straighten out the life of a sad young librarian, the Sisters have their hands full. But as criminals, law enforcement types, and their fellow nuns have discovered, there's no stopping the pair when they feel their involvement is called for
Sisters in crime 5 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Murder makes a pilgrimage by Carol Anne O'Marie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Like a swarm of bees by Carol Anne O'Marie( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 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"--Page 7 of preface
 
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Carol Anne O'Marie American writer
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English (177)
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