The Family Way

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Macmillan, Mar 5, 2013 - Fiction - 296 pages
22 Reviews
Molly Murphy—now Molly Sullivan—is a year into her marriage, expecting her first child, and confined to the life of a housewife. She’s restless and irritable in the enforced idleness of pregnancy and the heat of a New York summer in 1905. So when a trip to the post office brings a letter addressed to her old detective agency asking her to locate a missing Irish serving maid, Molly figures it couldn’t hurt to at least ask around, despite her promise to Daniel to give up her old career as a detective. On the same day, Molly learns that five babies have been kidnapped in the past month.

Refusing to let Molly help with the kidnapping investigation, Daniel sends her away to spend the summer with his mother. But even in the quiet, leafy suburbs, Molly’s own pending motherhood makes her unable to ignore these missing children. What she uncovers will lead her on a terrifying journey through all levels of society, putting her life—and that of her baby—in danger.

The Family Way, the latest entry in Rhys Bowen’s bestselling Molly Murphy series, will delight fans and win over newcomers with its elegantly plotted mystery, atmospheric historical detail, and vivid characters.
  

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Review: The Family Way (Molly Murphy Mysteries #12)

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

An interesting and entertaining mystery, although as usual, luck and coincidence rule the day a little too much to make it a great mystery. What downgrades this from say, a four-star rating, to a ... Read full review

Review: The Family Way (Molly Murphy Mysteries #12)

User Review  - Luffy Monkey D. - Goodreads

Rhys Bowen is a one trick pony, she puts all of her eggs in one basket. She puts her heroine through all sorts of trial and blackmails her readers to bond fiercely with her. When that ploy works the ... Read full review

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RHYS BOWEN is the author of the Anthony and Agatha Award-winning Molly Murphy mysteries, the Edgar Award-nominated Evan Evans series, and the Royal Spyness series. Born in England, she lives in San Rafael, California.

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