Sheila Connolly is the New York Times bestselling, Anthony and Agatha award nominated author of the Orchard Mysteries, the Museum Mysteries, and the County Cork Mysteries. She has taught art history; structured and marketed municipal bonds for major cities; worked as a staff member on two statewide political campaigns; and served as a fundraiser for several nonprofit organizations. Sheila also managed her own consulting company, providing genealogical research services. In addition to genealogy, she loves restoring old houses, visiting cemeteries, and traveling. Now a full-time author, Sheila thinks writing mysteries is a lot more fun than any of her previous occupations. She is married and has one daughter and three cats.
Praise for the New York Times Bestselling County Cork
"'Tis a grand thing...The prolific Sheila Connolly...pays tribute to her Irish heritage...Connolly invests this leisurely series opener with a wealth of Irish color and background." --Richmond Times-Dispatch
"Another winner of a series...Connolly's latest is a captivating tale--sweet, nostalgic, and full of Irish charm, but also tightly plotted and full of twists, turns, and shocking reveals." --The Maine Suspect
"[A] well-set and nicely paced cozy." --Library Journal
"The Irish countryside continues to enchant...Maura is a strong lead character, near perfect." --MyShelf.com