ographer Willetta L. Heising for her assistance in confirming Sr. O’Marie’s distinction as the first and, to date, only American Catholic nun to have published a mystery series.
Works by Sister Carol Anne O’Marie
A Novena for Murder. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1984.
Advent of Dying. New York: Delacorte Press, 1986.
The Missing Madonna. New York: Delacorte Press, 1988.
Murder in Ordinary Time. New York: Delacorte Press, 1991.
Murder Makes a Pilgrimage. New York: Delacorte Press, 1993.
Death Goes on Retreat. New York: Delacorte Press, 1995.
Death of an Angel. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997.
Death Takes Up a Collection. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998.
Works about Sister Carol Anne O’Marie
Bartlett, Kay. “Nun Develops a New Habit: Murder Novels.” Los Angeles Times 25 January 1987, bulldog edition, Pt. 1: 3.
DeMarr, Mary Jean. “Advent of Mystery: Pre-Christmas Rituals and Customs in Novels by Marian Babson, Carol Anne O’Marie, and Isabelle Holland.” Clues: A Journal of Detection 14.1 (Spring/Summer 1993): 49–67.
Horowitz, Joy. “Mysteries from a Novelist Nun.” New York Times 30 August 1987, late city final edition, Sec. 6: 34.
Peters, Ellis, William X. Kienzle, Harry Kemelman, and Sister Carol Anne O’Marie. “Religious Detective Fiction: A Symposium of Practitioners.” Synod of Sleuths: Essays on Judeo-Christian Detective Fiction. Ed. Jon L. Breen and Martin H. Greenberg. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1990. 127–36.
Rev. of Death Goes on Retreat. Publishers Weekly. 25 September 1995: 46.
Rev. of Death of an Angel. Publishers Weekly. 4 November 1996: 66.
Rev. of Murder in Ordinary Time. Publishers Weekly. 16 August 1991: 50.
Ross, Deborah. “Murder, She Wrote.” Phoenix Gazette 13 November 1993, final edition: D6.