Sister Carol Anne O’Marie. The Corporal Works of Murder (2002) 212 pp.
Elderly nun Sister Mary Helen is once again drawn into a murder investigation after a young woman dies in her arms outside the Refuge, a drop-in shelter for homeless women in downtown San Francisco where Mary Helen volunteers. The dead woman turns out to be an undercover Vice cop named Sarah Spencer who was investigating a neighborhood prostitution ring. Even though the police investigating the case want her to stay out of it, Mary Helen is determined to find Sarah’s killer.