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Nun But The Brave

Alice Loweecey

Publisher: Henery Press

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“We’re lucky that Giulia Driscoll left the convent behind. She solves the crime with a happy mix of online savvy, humor and intelligence” (Sheila Connolly, New York Times–bestselling author of the County Cork Mysteries).   Former nun turned private investigator Giulia Driscoll is plunged into a new case when her sister-in-law barges into Driscoll Investigations and promptly passes out from OD’ing on an unknown drug. In addition, two teenagers are found dead from an overdose, in the park and behind a convenience store. Now a new client insists her missing twin sister is not dead, and enlists Giulia as the “Missing Person Whisperer.” Hooray for steady work?   The trail leads to ex-nun Giulia’s first experience with online dating sites, to the delight of her husband and employees. Those dates lead her to local Doomsday Preppers. They grow their own everything, and that “everything” may hold the key to the case. These Preppers are about to learn the true meaning of doom . . .   “The perfect blend of humor, suspense, and poignancy. I lost track of how many times this book made me laugh out loud, even as I rooted for Giulia and double-checked to make sure my doors were locked.” —Jess Lourey, author of the Murder by Month Mysteries   “Giulia is a sympathetic, well-drawn character who has built a full life for herself after leaving the convent, but appealing touches of the former nun remain.” —Booklist   “Loweecey is herself a former nun, and she brings to Giulia all of this inner conflict, residual guilt, and disillusionment . . . and how can you not love an author who quotes from the movies Airplane and Young Frankenstein? Giulia’s recent marriage adds a delightful dash of romance, but the real appeal of this series is her genuine likability and fiery independent streak that could never be hidden behind a veil.” —Kings River Life Magazine

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