By Rhys Bowen
With Molly Murphy’s marriage ceremony to NYPD Captain Daniel Sullivan quickly imminent, the Irish sleuth heads to the Westchester County countryside, where his mom can lend her a hand and suggest her on a bride’s right position. And shockingly, Molly seems to be agreeing. She has already promised that she’ll close up her PI company and settle down after marrying, but she isn’t a married lady yet. So, while she will get observe of a potential case, she sneaks again into town to squeeze in a bit extra sleuthing before the marriage bells can ring.
A wealthy chinese language immigrant desires her to find his lacking bride, and Molly---sure she isn’t getting the whole story---suspects that his bride ran off. yet the place may possibly she go? The merely chinese language ladies in early-twentieth-century manhattan are stored below lock and key, and Molly can’t support yet ask yourself if she’s saving the girl from the streets or supporting to fasten her away for good.
Rhys Bowen’s deft contact and fascinating wit make Bless the Bride another stellar addition to her Anthony and Agatha Award--winning old sequence.
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She smiled. ” Gennie managed a smile. ” Fiona’s grin was a bit smaller than Gennie’s. “Are you absolutely certain this is what you should be doing? ” As would I, Gennie thought. Close this door if You do not intend me to walk through it, Lord. ” This time her smile was genuine. ” From the corner of her eye, Gennie watched the conductor make his way toward them. ” She squeezed Fiona’s fingers, then released her. ” “Are you certain? ” Fiona stepped into the aisle. ” Fiona looked as doubtful as Gennie felt.
Mae Winslow’s finely tuned senses jumped as the fire bell rang, setting the populace into a motion akin to the stirring of a nest of hornets, and sending Mae into a fit of the vapors. Before the sounding of the alarm, the only stings fair Mae felt in the bleak light of dawn were from her heart and her conscience. She had disappointed dear Henry once again, allowing the calamity that dogged her steps to set her on yet another path leading away from the home and hearth he so freely offered. Surely the long-suffering Henry understood that beneath her buckskin-clad exterior beat a heart that held nothing but love for him despite the vagabond life she must lead.
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