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Death of Riley (Molly Murphy, Bk 2)
Death of Riley - Molly Murphy, Bk 2
Author: Rhys Bowen
Molly Murphy has finally begun to forget the unpleasant murder of a would-be rapist back in Ireland, not to mention her investigation into the murder of a fellow recent Irish immigrant, and is finally free to begin her life in New York City. Given her experiences so far in the New World, Molly has decided that her first order of business is to b...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780312282110
ISBN-10: 0312282117
Publication Date: 12/1/2002
Pages: 320
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Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Awesome murder mystery set in 1900 New York City.
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Molly Murphy has become an assistant to Paddy Riley, a notorious private investigator. When Paddy is found dead, Molly undertakes an investigation to find his murderer.
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The Molly Murphy series are an intersting trip through old New York, plus great mysteries!
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Second in the Molly Murphy series - an a nostolgic trip through turn of the century immigrant life in New York City. "Molly Murphy can't seem to fit in anywhere. Not with the new immigrants pouring in from the Old World and certainly not with the society folks she envies from afar. After bungling a job as a lady's companion, Molly decides to become an assistant to the notorious private investigator, Paddy Riley. Unfortunately Paddy's possible underworld dealings have left him deader than a doornail and Molly in possession of his detective agency. Using the tricks of the trade she learned from her employer, Molly sets out to find the wily killer responsible for the death of Riley."
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A wonderful trip through turn of the century NYC as seen through the eyes of an immigrant Irish young woman. Molly has decided to try to earn a living by becoming a detective. She doesn't have the temperament to work at more female jobs such as ladies' companion or seamstress. So, she decides to apprentice herself to a detective who then gets himself killed. She decides to carry on in his name.
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Molly Murphy wants to be a detective, but for females in the Victorian days that is practically unheard of! Summoning her determination, Molly meets Paddy Riley, a private investigator who is working undercover for the police. Despite his misgivings about female detectives, he reluctantly hires Molly to be his assistant. Molly is just beginning to learn investigative lessons, when Paddy is murdered! Now Molly takes on the responsibility of solving his murder and in the process, she takes over his current cases and nearly gets herself killed!

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