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Bruen, Ken

Summary: "Jack Taylor has finally escaped his violent life in Galway for a quiet retirement in the country. But on a day trip back into the city to sort out his affairs, Jack is hit by a truck in front of Galway's Famine Memorial, left in a coma but mysteriously without a scratch on him. When he awakens weeks later, he finds Ireland in a frenzy over the so-called "Miracle of Galway." People have become...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2020

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Bruen

Ozeki, Ruth L.

Summary: ""A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be." In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Ozeki

Dillon, Alena.

Summary: Little daunts renegade, silver-haired Sister Evelyn, who, with her fellow sisters, make Mercy House a safe haven for Brooklyn's abused and abandoned, until they receive word that Bishop Hawkins is coming to investigate Mercy House, and their secret efforts to help the women in ways forbidden by the Church may become uncovered.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2020

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Dillon

Clark, Mary Higgins.

Summary: Olivia Morrow, old and in failing health, must choose whether or not to reveal an explosive family secret--that her deceased cousin Catherine, a nun being considered for beatification by the Catholic Church, gave birth to a child and gave him up for adoption.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Clark

Tremayne, Peter.

Summary: Investigating the murder of an eminent scholar who was robbed of mysterious manuscripts, Sister Fidelma and her companion, Brother Eadulf, are quickly targeted by the same killer in a case that is complicated by divisive personal problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Trem

Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson.

Summary: The haunting, vivid story of a nun whose past returns to her in unexpected ways, all while investigating a mysterious death and a series of harrowing abuse claims.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Olafsson

Rice, Luanne

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Rice,

Salamon, Julie.

Summary: At Christmas time, a nun agrees to donate to Rockefeller Center a fir tree which has been her best friend since the time she arrived at her convent as a young orphan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: HOLIDAY FICTION Salam

Groff, Lauren

Summary: "Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. At first taken aback by the severity of her new life, Marie finds focus and love in collective life with her singular...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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Sharratt, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Sharr

Freeman, Philip

Summary: "Someone is killing the nuns of Ireland. The grisly discovery of an elderly sister of Saint Brigid's monastery strangled, bled dry, and thrown into a bog is just the beginning. Soon a beautiful young nun is found decapitated and hung from a barren tree. It doesn't take long before the members of the struggling monastic community of Kildare realize that not only are the nuns being hunted by a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Freem

Uss, Christina

Summary: Left at the Mostly Silent Monastery in Washington, D.C. as a toddler and home-schooled by a retired nun, twelve-year-old Bicycle rides cross-country to meet a famous cyclist who she hopes will be her first friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: Y FICTION Uss

McDermott, Alice

Summary: A portrait of the Irish-American experience is presented through the story of an Irish immigrant's suicide and how it reverberates through innumerable lives in early twentieth-century Catholic Brooklyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION McDer

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