By Rhys Bowen
Ebook 10 within the Molly Murphy series.
With Molly Murphy’s marriage ceremony to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quick imminent, the Irish sleuth heads to the Westchester County geographical region, the place his mom can lend her a hand and recommend her on a bride’s right position. And shockingly, Molly looks agreeing. She has already promised that she’ll pack up her PI company and quiet down after marrying, yet she isn’t a married lady but. So, while she will get be aware of a potential case, she sneaks again into the town to squeeze in a bit extra sleuthing prior to the marriage bells can ring.
A filthy rich chinese language immigrant wishes her to discover his lacking bride, and Molly---sure she isn’t getting the complete story---suspects that his bride ran off. yet the place may well she cross? the single chinese language girls in early-twentieth-century manhattan are stored below lock and key, and Molly can’t aid yet wonder whether she’s saving the lady from the streets or supporting to fasten her away for good.
Rhys Bowen’s deft contact and captivating wit make Bless the Bride one other stellar addition to her Anthony and Agatha Award--winning historic series.
About the Author
RHYS BOWEN is writer of the Anthony and Agatha Award-winning Molly Murphy mysteries, the Edgar Award-nominated Evan Evans sequence, and the Royal Spyness sequence. Born in England, she lives in San Rafael, California.
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Exclaimed the professor, pounding his hand on the desk. Johnny was startled and utterly bewildered. "What... " The professor giggled some more. Then he picked up the figurine and held it so Johnny could see the label. "Here, have a look! This is funny, it really is! See—right there. " Johnny looked. There was printing on the faded brown label, old-fashioned Victorian ornamental printing. It said: SOUVENIR OF CAIRO, ILLINOIS CHAPTER FOUR Johnny felt crushed. He felt cheated and humiliated and angry.
The professor looked startled, and then he waved his hand in an irritated way. "Oh, chains! Yes... hmm, yes, I suppose I should have thought of them! But I have so many things on my mind these days... hmmm... chains... yes. By the way, Henry, don't call me Rod. I hate to be called Rod. " "Sorry," said Grampa, shrugging apologetically. " "Think nothing of it," said the professor brusquely. "Can I come into your house and get something strong to drink? Some booze, I mean. " Johnny gasped. He had always had it drummed into his head when he was little that you never, never invited yourself into other people's houses.
Johnny did not know the professor quite as well. He had seen him a few times on the street, and he was—to tell the truth—a bit scared of him. But when he saw his Grampa smiling in such a friendly way, he figured the professor must be an okay person. " said Grampa, still grinning. "Are you gonna start with the two of us and then work your way down the block? From the way things look," he added, pointing to the shovel, "you've already got started. Who was it? Mrs. Kovacs? " "Oh, shut up," muttered the professor.
Bless the Bride (Molly Murphy, Book 10) by Rhys Bowen