Buried in a Bog

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Berkley Publishing Group, 2013 - Fiction - 293 pages
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National bestselling and Agatha Award-nominated author Sheila Connolly introduces a brand-new series set in a small village in County Cork, Ireland, where buried secrets are about to rise to the surface...

Honoring the wish of her late grandmother, Maura Donovan visits the small Irish village where her Gran was born—though she never expected to get bogged down in a murder mystery. Nor had she planned to take a job in one of the local pubs, but she finds herself excited to get to know the people who knew her Gran.

In the pub, she's swamped with drink orders as everyone in town gathers to talk about the recent discovery of a nearly one-hundred-year-old body in a nearby bog. When Maura realizes she may know something about the dead man—and that the body's connected to another, more recent, death—she fears she's about to become mired in a homicide investigation. After she discovers the death is connected to another from almost a century earlier, Maura has a sinking feeling she may really be getting in over her head...

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Good storyline, good writing and good feel good book. - Goodreads
The ending was awful, too. - Goodreads
The plot flowed well and I eased into the characters. - Goodreads
On the one hand, I enjoyed the writing about Ireland. - Goodreads
I like the premise but not the execution. - Goodreads
I thought the plot was too predictable. - Goodreads

Review: Buried in a Bog (County Cork #1)

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

This is the first book of Sheila Connolly's that I have read. Good storyline, good writing and good feel good book. Read full review

Review: Buried in a Bog (County Cork #1)

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Nice, simple and comforting read. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Sheila Connolly is an Agatha Award?nominated author, and has taught art history, structured and marketed municipal bonds for major cities, worked as a staff member on two statewide political campaigns, and served as a fundraiser for several nonprofit organizations. She also managed her own consulting company, providing genealogical research services. In addition to genealogy, Sheila loves restoring old houses, visiting cemeteries, and traveling. Now a full-time writer, she thinks writing mysteries is a lot more fun than any of her previous occupations. She is married and has one daughter and three cats.

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