Back in the Habit (A Falcone & Driscoll Investigation) by Alice Loweecey

By Alice Loweecey

It’s been over a 12 months considering Giulia Falcone fled the convent, and her new case is the stuff of nightmares: she’s going again. Giulia’s former greater basic has employed Driscoll Investigations to verify that the unexpected demise of Sister Bridget, a bothered younger amateur, was once a suicide that allows you to squelch a lawsuit. Did whatever force Sister Bridget to desperation? Or used to be she murdered? accumulating each ounce of braveness to confront her previous, Giulia dons the scary habit—putting a major damper on her budding romance along with her boss, Frank—and returns to the Motherhouse to enquire. What she uncovers is lower than holy . . .

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Franciscans are supposed to be about poverty. ” She stared out her window at the Motherhouse’s weathered stone wall, visible beyond the prevalent red maples. “We used to sneak sandwiches to the schoolkids whose parents ran out of money between unemployment checks. ” She smiled. ” Two motorcycles idled at the stop sign, riders adjusting helmets, before they roared away. When the noise faded, Giulia said, “As soon as I get settled, I’ll ask Fabian who Sister Bridget’s friends were. ” “I wish I could watch you in action.

Frank closed the door without a single click and leaned his back against it. ” Giulia raised an eyebrow. ” “God have mercy. Don’t worry, ma’am, I haven’t taken the Lord’s name in vain in a month. ” He pulled at the knot in his tie. ” “Mr. Driscoll, I can stay and type or read it over for you if you need me,” Sidney said. ” Frank groaned. “That’s right. ” “No, you don’t, Mr. Driscoll. ” “Poor guys, and hooray. Now that I have tonight …” He squeezed his eyes shut for a moment. “Sidney, can you stay an extra half-hour?

She bounced out of her rolling chair. Giulia grinned again as Sidney trailed Frank into his office. I swear, she can make anyone smile. Even Sister Mary Fabian. _____ Giulia decreased the resistance on the gym’s elliptical cross-trainer to finish her third mile. The five o’clock news on the wall-mounted ten-inch TV in front of her ended with a folksy local-interest segment. Of all people from my past, why did Sister Fabian have to track me down? Does she care that she’s one of the top people on my “Die happy without seeing them again” list?

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