Sister Mary Helen is once more embroiled in a SF homicide case to the dismay of long-suffering SFPD detective Inspector Gallager. But this time it is one of his own--a Vice officer--and she died in Sister Mary Helen's arms outside a refuge for homeless women. As always, the author makes the involvement of this seventy-something nun in crime busting totally plausible and entertaining.
Sister Mary Helen is back and helping Sister Anne at the Refuge. She is also finding bodies but this time a young beautiful undercover police officer is shot near the refuge. The ladies at the Refuge say the police are looking the other way. Very good story.
Sister Mary Helen, has found a mysterious womsn shot and dying on the sidewalk,a few doors down from the Refuge where she works with homeless women. Once again she involves herself in a police investegation. this is a book in a series and I have enjoyed them all.
While volunteering in a drop-in daytime refuge for homeless women Sister Mary Helen discovers three murder victims in quick succession. Her strength of mind and character enable her to help the police unravel the mystery of these related deaths.
The author, Sister Carol Anne O'Marie was a Roman Catholic nun who ran a shelter for homeless women in Oakland California. She wrote cozy's whose protagonist is an elderly nun, Sister Mary Helen.
In this cozy, Sister Mary Helen investigates how a young woman, dressed in layers of clothes, came to be shot in the street outside a San Francisco women's shelter (as well as 2 other murders that take place in this cozy.) This is a fun read that will engage your mind as well as entertain you. The author deals with social issues without getting "preachy."