WorldCat Identities

Bowen, Rhys

Overview
Works: 126 works in 857 publications in 5 languages and 59,885 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  Humorous fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.O848, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rhys Bowen
Her royal spyness by Rhys Bowen( Book )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, 34th in line for the throne, is flat broke. She's bolted Scotland, her greedy brother, and her fish-faced betrothed for London. The place where she'll experience freedom, learn life lessons aplenty, do a bit of spying for HRH -- oh, and find a dead Frenchman in her tub. Now her new job is to clear her long family name
A royal pain by Rhys Bowen( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen of England has concocted a plan in which Georgie is to entertain a Bavarian princess and conveniently place her in the playboy Prince's path, in the hopes that he might finally marry. Between cleaning house, having family impersonate domestic staff, the body in the bookshop, it's enough to drive a girl crazy
Royal flush by Rhys Bowen( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To avoid scandal, Lady Georgiana is shipped home to Castle Rannoch where her summer plans include honoring a promise to Her Majesty to keep Castle Rannoch's divorceé houseguest from seducing the Prince of Wales. She's also been coerced into helping Scotland Yard with a top-secret mission--namely keeping an eye on the shooting party at Balmoral and preventing someone from shooting the Prince. And Georgie must manage all this without strangling her odious sister-in-law Fig or spineless brother Binky
Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen( Book )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nice to recover the Queen's stolen snuff box, Lady Georgiana Rannoch participates in a Coco Chanel fashion show where a necklace also belonging to the Queen goes missing, forcing her to search for both priceless items and solve a murder
In Dublin's fair city by Rhys Bowen( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for the long-lost sister of an Irish-American impresario, P.I. Molly Murphy leaves turn-of-the-century New York to head back to her native Ireland, only to be confronted by the murder of her maid and the disappearance of a famed Irish actress
Royal blood by Rhys Bowen( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her hateful brother, Georgie Rannoch, penniless and thirty-fourth in line to the throne, accepts an invitation from the queen to represent the royals at a Transylvanian wedding in a macabre castle, only to find the bride with a bloody chin, a guest poisoned, and murderous mystery in the air
The last illusion by Rhys Bowen( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an illusionist on stage saws into his assistant, Harry Houdini's wife hires Molly Murphy to be part investigator/part bodyguard and uncover whether NYC's masters of illusion are simply up to their tricks or if there truly is something much more treacherous going on
Bless the bride by Rhys Bowen( Book )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the wedding bells can ring for PI Molly Murphy, a wealthy Chinese immigrant wants her to find his missing bride, and Molly--sure she isn't getting the whole story--suspects that his bride ran off. Set in early-twentieth-century New York
Murphy's law : a Molly Murphy mystery by Rhys Bowen( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly Murphy, on the run from the police in Ireland, becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a man at Ellis Island
Oh Danny boy by Rhys Bowen( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish immigrant-turned-private detective Molly Murphy comes to the aid of handsome NYPD captain Daniel Sullivan, who has been arrested for accepting bribes, in a mystery set in early twentieth-century New York
In a gilded cage by Rhys Bowen( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish-born detective and Vasser graduate Molly Murphy is hired to find out the truth about her friend's missionary parents' deaths and her loss of inheritance. Another Vasser grad has a philandering husband to track. Set in early 20th-century New York City
Tell me, pretty maiden by Rhys Bowen( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her turn-of-the-twentieth-century detective agency busier than ever, Molly Murphy finds her life further complicated when she and her beau, police captain Daniel Sullivan, stumble upon a young woman lying unconscious in the snow in Central Park
The twelve clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While serving as an assistant to the hostess of a large Christmas house party in Tiddleton-under-Lovey, Georgie gets the attention of her retired detective grandfather after dead bodies begin showing up
Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her new employer is unexpectedly murdered, apprentice private investigator Molly Murphy is determined to catch the killer despite the skepticism of handsome NYPD detective Daniel Sullivan
Evanly bodies by Rhys Bowen( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constable Evans investigates when a Pakistani girl vanishes at the same time that she is being forced into an arranged marriage, and a man is shot to death in his home, and Evans discovers an unlikely link between the crimes
Queen of hearts by Rhys Bowen( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lady Georgiana Rannoch, thirty-fifth in line for the British throne, knows how to play the part of an almost royal-but now she's off to Hollywood, where she must reprise her role as sleuth or risk starring in an all-too-convincing death scene ... My mother, the glamorous and much-married actress, is hearing wedding bells once again-which is why she must hop across the pond for a quickie divorce in Reno. To offer my moral support, and since all expenses are paid by her new hubby-to-be, Max, I agree to make the voyage with her. Crossing the Atlantic, with adventure in the air and wealthy men aboard, Mother all but forgets about Max and matrimony-especially when movie mogul Cy Goldman insists on casting her in his next picture. Meanwhile, I find myself caught up in the secret investigation of a suspected jewel thief. Lucky for me, the lead investigator happens to be my dashing beau, Darcy! Mother's movie and Darcy's larceny lead everyone to Cy's Hollywood home, where the likes of Charlie Chaplin are hanging about and there's enough romantic intrigue to fill a double feature. But we hardly get a chance to work out the sleeping arrangements before Cy turns up dead-as if there wasn't enough drama already ..."--
Heirs and graces by Rhys Bowen( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in the Australian Outback grooming a newfound heir, Jack Altringham, for high society, Lady Georgiana Rannoch finds herself investigating the murder of the Duke who was found with Jack's hunting knife in his back
Evan blessed by Rhys Bowen( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Constable Evan Evans investigates the disappearance of a woman who vanished on Mt. Snowdon, his search uncovers a strange bunker with handcuffs and chains, but the case takes a bizarre turn when Evans's own fiancée disappears
City of darkness and light by Rhys Bowen( Book )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Molly and Daniel Sullivan are settling happily into the new routines of parenthood, but their domestic bliss is shattered when a gang retaliates against Daniel after he makes a big arrest. Daniel wants his family safely out of New York as soon as possible. Knowing she needs to protect their young son Liam, Molly agrees to take him on the long journey to Paris to stay with her friends Sid and Gus, who are studying art in the City of Light. But upon arriving in Paris, nothing goes as planned. Sid and Gus are nowhere to be found, and Molly's search for them leads her to the doorstep of a renowned Impressionist artist, whom she's horrified to learn has just been murdered. The longer Molly goes without finding her friends, and the more she learns about the painter's death, the more she starts to wonder if she and Liam might be in even more danger in Paris than they were at home. As Impressionism gives way to Fauvism and Cubism and the Dreyfus affair rocks France, Molly races through Paris to outsmart a killer in Rhys Bowen's most spectacular Molly Murphy novel yet"--
Hush now, don't you cry by Rhys Bowen( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly married Molly and her NYPD captain husband reluctantly honeymoon in 1904 Newport at the estate of an ambitious Tammany Hall politician whose subsequent murder challenges Molly's resolve to avoid sleuthing
 
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Her royal spyness
Alternative Names

controlled identityQuin-Harkin, Janet

Bowen, J.

Bowen, J. Rhys.

Bowen, Rhys.

Harkin, Janet Quin-.

Rhys Bowen, J.

보언, 라이스

보엔, 라이스

ボウエン, リース

Languages
English (379)

Japanese (13)

Italian (9)

Polish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
A royal painRoyal flushNaughty in NiceIn Dublin's fair cityRoyal bloodThe last illusionBless the brideMurphy's law : a Molly Murphy mystery