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  • Published: 27 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781496719065
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $45.99

Murder at an Irish Christmas



The O'Sullivan clan of County Cork, Ireland, are back to investigate another case of murder--this time at Christmas!

Garda Siobhán O'Sullivan's holiday plans hit a sour note when murder rearranges the Yuletide carols into unexpected eulogies...

This December in Kilbane, if you're planning to warm up with a cuppa tea at Naomi's Bistro, you may have a bit of a wait--the entire O'Sullivan brood has gone off to West Cork to spend the holidays with brother James' fiancée Elise's family, including her grandfather, the famous orchestral conductor Enda Elliot. Siobhán is so happy for James and Elise but also quietly disappointed that she must put her own wedding to fellow garda Macdara Flannery on hold. Mac will have to join them later, so he can spend part of the holidays with his mam.

When the O'Sullivans learn everyone will choose a name from a hat to buy a music-related Christmas gift for someone else at the gathering, it seems like their greatest concern--until the cantankerous conductor is discovered crushed under a ninety-pound harp in a local concert hall.

With the extended family--including Enda's much-younger new wife Leah, a virtuoso violinist--suspected in his murder, it's up to Siobhán to ensure the guilty party faces the music. But as a snowstorm strands both families in a lavish farmhouse on a cliff, Siobhán had better pick up the tempo--before the killer orchestrates another untimely demise...

  • Published: 27 January 2021
  • ISBN: 9781496719065
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $45.99

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Praise for Murder at an Irish Christmas

Praise for Carlene O’Connor and her Irish Village Mysteries!   MURDER IN AN IRISH PUB   “The intricate puzzle and continuing Irish atmosphere make this the series’ best to date.” —Kirkus Reviews   “A clever twist on the locked-room mystery and the convivial village community will leave cozy readers well satisfied.” —Publishers Weekly   “Fourth in the series, this is a delightful combination of Irish village life, family dynamics, and romance.” —Booklist   MURDER IN AN IRISH CHURCH YARD   “Captivating . . . Fans of light mysteries with an Irish flavor will look forward to Siobhán and Macdara’s further adventures.” —Publishers Weekly   PRAISE FOR MURDER IN AN IRISH VILLAGE   “This entertaining combination of Maeve Binchy's old-world Irish charm and Janet Evanovich's roguish humor is a smart, fast-paced read. Devotees of the Hibernian mysteries of Dicey Deere and M.C. Beaton will toast this debut with a pint of Guinness. Sláinte!” —Library Journal   “A lively debut . . . The cheeky and close-knit O’Sullivans are sure to appeal to cozy fans, who will also appreciate the warmth and spirit of the people of Kilbane.” —Publishers Weekly

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