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  • ISBN: 9781496719041
  • ISBN: 1496719042
  • Physical Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Kensington hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2019.

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In the small village of Kilbane in County Cork, for a cuppa tea or a slice of brown bread, you go to Naomi's Bistro, managed by the many siblings of the lively O'Sullivan brood. For a pint or a game of darts--or for the poker tournament that's just come to town--it's the pub you want. One player's reputation precedes him--Eamon Foley, a tinker out of Dublin, called the Octopus for playing like he has eight hands under the table. But when Foley is found at the end of a rope, swinging from the rafters of Rory Mack's pub, it's time for the garda to take matters into their own hands. Macdara Flannery would lay odds it's a simple suicide--after all, there's a note and the room was locked. But Siobhan suspects foul play, as does Foley's very pregnant widow. Perhaps one of Foley's fellow finalists just raised the stakes to life and death. With conflicting theories on the crime--not to mention the possibility of a proposal--tensions are running high between Siobhan and Macdara. Soon it's up to Siobhan to call a killer's bluff, but if she doesn't play her cards right, she may be the next one taken out of the game...

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 February #2
    Siobhán O'Sullivan, a garda officer for just three months, is working crowd control at the International Poker Tournament, a big event in her walled town of Kilbane in County Cork, Ireland. The crowd is getting rowdy by the time the three favorites sit down to the final game. Then favorite Eamon Foley is accused of having a deck of cards slipped to him. The judge calls it a night, promising to announce his decision in the morning. But that's too late for Foley, whom Siobhán finds hanged in a locked storage room at her Siobhán's family's pub the next morning. Foley's about-to-deliver pregnant widow assumes it's suicide, and the medical examiner almost agrees—until Siobhán points out inconsistencies and convinces Macdara Flannery, her supervisor and sometime lover, to investigate. But it's the clues extracted during a family meeting with her siblings, and her own knowledge of her neighbors, that help Siobhán find the killer. Fourth in the series, this is a delightful combination of Irish village life, family dynamics, and romance. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

USA Today bestselling author Carlene O’Connor comes from a long line of Irish storytellers. Her great-grandmother emigrated from Ireland filled with tales and the stories have been flowing ever since. Of all the places across the pond she’s wandered, she fell most in love with a walled town in County Limerick and was inspired to create the town of Kilbane, County Cork. Carlene currently divides her time between New York and the Emerald Isle. She is currently at work on the next book in the Irish Village Mystery series.

Subject: O'Sullivan, Siobhàn (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Cork (Ireland : County) > Fiction.
Poker players > Fiction.
Police > Ireland > Fiction.
Evidence, Criminal > Fiction.
Poker players.
Evidence, Criminal.
Ireland > Cork (County)
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Cozy / General.
Ireland > Cork (County)
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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