Reads for St. Patrick’s Day

Some of Us Are Looking by Carlene O’Connor

In late summer, the Dingle peninsula is thronged with tourists drawn to County Kerry’s dark mountains and deep, lush valleys. For Irish vet Dimpna Wilde, who has returned to run her family’s practice after years away, home is a beautiful but complicated place—especially when it becomes the setting for a brutal murder.

Death by Irish Whiskey by Catie Murphy

Dublin limo driver Megan Malone finds her relationship on the rocks when a double murder at the whiskey festival draws her in – despite promising her girlfriend she’d quit sleuthing for good…

Irish Milkshake Murder by Carlene O’Connor, Peggy Ehrhart, and Liz Ireland

Raise a glass for St. Paddy’s Day but keep a shamrock handy because some of these minty milkshakes are made with murder!

St. Patrick’s Day Murder by Leslie Meier

Not many people in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, knew Old Dan Malone. The grizzled barkeep’s social circle was limited to the rough-hewn lobstermen and other assorted toughs that frequented his bar. But when his body is found bobbing in the town’s icy harbor, Lucy Stone makes getting to know more about Old Dan a priority.

Murder at an Irish Chipper by Carlene O’Connor

Siobhán and Macdara Flannery’s plans for a romantic honeymoon by the sea crumble like battered cod when they discover a dead body in the local fish and chip shop. This charming village harbors secrets beneath its culinary delights, but even a crafty killer is no match for these cunning sleuths.

The Irishman’s Daughter by V.S. Alexander

Set in the wild, romantic, northwest coast of Ireland during the mid-19th century, The Irishman’s Daughter pits Briana, her father, and sister, against a reckless English landlord and a plague that will kill and displace millions of Irish people.

The Girls of Ennismore by Patricia Falvey

Set in Ireland during the turbulent early 20th century, Patricia Falvey’s sweeping novel explores an unlikely friendship between two girls of vastly different backgrounds, as each tries to overcome the barriers set by class and birthright.