Targeted by a new library board president who she is sure is trying to drive her out, library director Lindsey Norris and her new hire, Paula, are declared suspects when the combative president is found dead, a situation that forces them to find the real killer to clear their names. By the best-selling author of Better Late Than Never.
Commissioned by the Library of Congress's magazine, Civilization, to write an article on a recently discovered, supposed diary of Christopher Columbus, Annabel Smith finds herself matching wits with a ruthless wealthy bibliophile, an ambitious TV journalist, and a killer to complete her assignment. 50,000 first printing.
Moving in with her aunt in a quiet, historic town in Virginia, librarian Amy is lured into trouble by her attractive neighbor Richard, who seeks answers to an unsolved murder from the 1920s, but Amy soon uncovers more than she should
Summoned to Tina Barr's apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side by a neighbor convinced that the young woman had been assaulted, Assistant D.A. Alex Cooper finds a terrified and uncooperative victim, but when a murder complicates the case, Alex follows a trail to the wealthy, eccentric Hunt family, longtime benefactors of the New York Public Library. 200,000 first printing.
When a visiting businessman reaches out to Nora of Miracle Books for advice on the perfect novel to read, she knows exactly which ones will help, but before he can keep their appointment, he’s found dead on the train tracks. By a New York Times best-selling author.
Surprised by a visit from their father, a con man who has served jail time, mystery bookstore owner Tricia Miles and her sister, Angelica, investigate when he is implicated in a shocking murder that occurs against a backdrop of a high-profile book signing. By the best-selling author of A Fatal Chapter.
When a woman is found strangled to death during a Halloween party at Yarborough mansion, bookstore cafT owner Krissy Hancock, with the estate on lockdown and a killer roaming the halls, must help Officer Paul Dalton find the truth, while confronting some hardùand terrifyingùtruths of her own. Original.
A celebration for former Broward's Rock resident Alex Griffith and the release of his latest novel is overshadowed by a newspaper story about the writer's plan to expose the real-life people behind his characters. By the author of the Bailey Ruth Ghost mysteries.
Brooklyn Wainwright investigates the murder of the president of a birdwatching society, right after he asks her to restore a rare edition of Audubon drawings. By the New York Times best-selling author of Ripped From the Pages.
When the man who demanded that they give him an antique typewriter winds up dead, Chester Henry and his adult granddaughter, Clare, who repair old typewriters and restore old books, must discover which of the dusty, old typewriter's secrets are worth killing for. By the New York Times best-selling author of If Onions Could Spring Leeks. Original.
Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of March.
Jane Steward is planning a week of Valentine's Day activities for the visitors to her book -themed resort, but when one of the authors she booked winds up dead, she must quickly find the killer. By the New York Times best-selling author of Murder in the Mystery Suite. Read by Johanna Parker. Simultaneous.
Librarian Abigail Merchant, working in the British Museum, stumbles upon the journals of an eccentric scholar, leading her on a quest to find the Great Library of Alexandria and recover a priceless historial artifact with the help of a dashing ex-legionnaire with a checkered past. Original.
With his two young daughters in tow, ex-rancher Rance McKettrick, swearing off women, returns home to Indian Rock where a free-spirited bookstore owner writes a passionate new chapter in his life. Reissue. 282,000 first printing.
Helping to organize a literary festival, former bookstore owner Laura is mistaken for a personal friend of a famous reclusive writer with whom she has been long infatuated, a situation that compels her to recruit the curmudgeon writer into attending in spite of his temper and writer’s block.
Thirty-eight-year-old widow Anne Marie Roche, the owner of a successful Seattle bookstore, creates a list of twenty wishes, and, while acting upon her wishes, encounters an eight-year-old girl named Ellen who helps her complete her list--with unexpected results. Reprint.
Sixty years after a book's publication, its author remembers his lost love and missing son, while a teenage girl, named for one of the book's characters, seeks her namesake, as well as a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness. By the author of Man Walks Into a Room. First serial, The New Yorker. 70,000 first printing.
After she agrees to care for her two younger brothers during Christmas, librarian Julia Winston accepts the help of her neighbor, military pilot Jamie Caine, a man she thinks is not her type, until she discovers a side of Jamie she never expected
Librarian Phoebe O'Dunn must summon up the courage to live out her own personal fairy tale when a threat to the town of Knights Bridge leads her to Noah Kendrick, who, unbeknownst to her, is the very same man she met at a masquerade ball in Boston—and who she has been unable to forget. Original.
Determined to find a sensible woman who will be content with the quiet life of a rancher's wife, horse whisperer Shane Stryker sets his sights on small-town librarian Annabelle Weiss who has a wild side that tests his resolve. Original. 276,000 first printing.
What if being a librarian was the most dangerous job in the world? Worldsoul, a great city that forms a nexus point between Earth and the many dimensions known as the Liminality, is a place where old stories gather, where forgotten legends come to fade and die - or to flourish and rise again.
When Beatrice O'Connell's beloved book-collector father is murdered shortly after receiving a rare book on witchcraft, she searches for the killer, uncovering traces of an evil conspiracy, even as she becomes increasingly fascinated with the witchcraft tome. Reprint.
Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, scholar Diana Bishop, a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage, inadvertently unleashes a fantastical underworld of daemons, witches and vampires whose activities center around an enchanted treasure. (fantasy).
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