The Missing Madonna Author:Sister Carol Anne O'Marie At last it seems as though our favorite septuagenarian has found a safe occupation! Sister Mary Helen - along with her ubiquitous sidekick, Sister Eileen, and an old friend namec Erma Duran- have joined the OWLS (otherwise known as the Older Women's League). OWLS discuss current issues, take political action when needed, and attend lectures on ... more »subjects ranging from arms control to how to age happily.
But after returning from a terrific visit to the Big Apple for the annual QWLS convention, Sister Mary Helen is puzzled when good old Erma fails to call for a rehash-the-trip chat. What begins as mild concern turns into downright worry when the religious medal that never left her friend's throat is found dangling, caught on a bedspring in Erma's empty apartment. Police inspectors Kate Murphy and Dennis Gallagher refer Sister Mary Helen to the Missing Persons Bureau.
Readers who love reading about San Francisco, about police procedure, and about the secrets of the human heart will love The MIssing Madonna, which will win Sister Mary Helen new fans as well as fully satisfy the already converted.« less
Another installment in a charming series featuring a pair of senior (70+) nuns in San Francisco, mixed in with a trio of bratty adult children, a college classmate of the nuns who goes missing, an advocacy organization of older women (OWLs), a bistro, lots of fog, and some friends in the SFPD. Sister Mary Helen cuts it very close at the end of this one!