Margot Douaihy

Scorched Grace: A Sister Holiday Mystery -- Margot Douaihy, Hardcover

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Sister Holiday, a chain-smoking, heavily tattooed, queer nun, puts her amateur sleuthing skills to the test in this "unique and confident" debut crime novel (Gillian Flynn).

When Saint Sebastian's School becomes the target of a shocking arson spree, the Sisters of the Sublime Blood and their surrounding New Orleans community are thrust into chaos.

Patience is a virtue, but punk rocker turned nun Sister Holiday isn't satisfied to just wait around for officials to return her home and sanctuary to its former peace, instead deciding to unveil the mysterious attacker herself. Her investigation leads her down a twisty path of suspicion and secrets, turning her against colleagues, students, and even fellow Sisters along the way. And to piece together the clues of this high-stakes mystery, she must at last reckon with the sins of her own past.

An exciting start to a bold series that breathes new life into the hard-boiled genre, Scorched Grace is a fast-paced and punchy whodunnit that will keep readers guessing until the very end.

Author: Margot Douaihy
Publisher: Gillian Flynn Books
Published: 02/21/2023
Pages: 320
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.20w x 1.20d
ISBN: 9781638930242

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 12/05/2022
Booklist 01/01/2023 pg. 34
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2023
Library Journal 02/01/2023 pg. 55

Product Tags:

Crime, Fiction, Fiction - Espionage / Thriller, Hard-Boiled, Hardcover, Margot Douaihy, Mystery & Detective, Mystery fiction, Sister Holiday Mysteries, Thrillers, Women Sleuths, Zando - Gillian Flynn Books

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