In Like Flynn: A Molly Murphy Mystery

3.94 avg rating
( 3,663 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780312328153: In Like Flynn: A Molly Murphy Mystery

Fledgling private investigator Molly Murphy's latest assignment gives her the opportunity to escape the typhoid epidemic sweeping across New York City in the summer of 1902 for the lush Hudson River Valley. And it comes from an unlikely source-Captain Daniel Sullivan, a New York City police detective and erstwhile beau of Molly's. She has vowed to keep him at arm's length until he can rid himself of his socialite fiancée, but she can't pass up the chance to take advantage of his offer of a real detective job.

Daniel hires Molly to go undercover inside the country household of Senator Barney Flynn, in Peekskill, New York. Flynn's wife, Theresa, has become the latest devotee of a pair of spiritualists known as the Sorensen Sisters. The frail Theresa is desperate to use the sisters' alleged abilities to hold a séance to contact her infant son, who was kidnapped five years ago and never found; the accused kidnapper was killed before he could tell police where the boy was being held. But the police are sure the women are frauds.

When Molly allows herself to be distracted from the Sorensen Sisters and the members of the Flynn household by the unsolved kidnapping, it is a race against time to find out what's really going on before it's too late.

In Like Flynn is the latest captivating installment in a series which has garnered an impressive array of awards and nominations in just three books: Rhys Bowen's Molly Murphy mysteries have won the Agatha Award, the Anthony Award, the Bruce Alexander Historical Award, and the Herodotus Award, and have been shortlisted for the Agatha Award, the Macavity Award, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Rhys Bowen, author of the Agatha Award winning mystery MURPHY'S LAW, returns to old New York with a new mystery featuring feisty Molly Murphy...
IN LIKE FLYNN
A woman private eye in a man's world, Molly Murphy is having a hard time succeeding as a New York shamus. That's why she agrees to go undercover for the NYPD to expose a pair of spiritualist sisters as con-artists even though the offer comes from police captain Daniel Sullivan. Sullivan had once won Molly's heart―until she discovered he already had a socialite fiancé and an upcoming wedding. Now Molly's masquerading as a cousin from Ireland at the Hudson River mansion of Senator Barney Flynn. Flynn's invalid wife hopes the psychic sisters can contact her dead son, kidnapped and lost in a sensational crime. After an eerie séance, Molly isn't so sure the sisters are fakes, but she's certain the police bungled the kidnapping case. Soon Molly's questions are leading her toward danger, and her own sixth sense is warning her―murder lies ahead!

"Molly is a smart, feisty, independent heroine...[an] appealing series."
Booklist

About the Author:

Rhys Bowen won the Anthony Award for Best Novel for the most recent Molly Murphy mystery, For the Love of Mike, and the Agatha Award for Best Novel for the first, Murphy's Law, which also won the Herodotus. The second, Death of Riley, was a finalist for the Agatha. Also the author of the acclaimed Evan Evans mystery series and several short stories, including the Anthony Award-winning "Doppelganger," she was born and raised in England and now lives in San Francisco, California.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bowen, Rhys; Rhys Bowen
Published by St. Martin's Press / Minotaur, New York (2005)
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
gearbooks
(The Bronx, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description St. Martin's Press / Minotaur, New York, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. Dust Jacket Condition: Brand New. 1st Edition. 321 pp. Flawless book and dj. Bookseller Inventory # 1iiBf0011

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Rhys Bowen
Published by Minotaur Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M031232815X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Rhys Bowen
Published by Minotaur Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX031232815X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Bowen, Rhys
Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 031232815X We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # XM-031232815X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 37.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Bowen, Rhys
Published by Minotaur Books (2005)
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11031232815X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 46.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Bowen, Rhys
Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 031232815X ISBN 13: 9780312328153
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 031232815X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0865497

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds