Little Bookshop of Murder

Little Bookshop of Murder
A Beach Reads Mystery

by Maggie Blackburn

  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release : 2020-09-08
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1643854399
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Shakespearean scholar inherits a beachside bookshop--and a murder mystery--in this delightful new cozy series for fans of Kate Carlisle and Ellery Adams. Summer Merriweather's career as a Shakespeare professor hangs by a bookbinder's thread. Academic life at her Virginia university is a viper's pit, so Summer spends her summer in England, researching a scholarly paper that, with any luck, will finally get her published, impress the Dean, and save her job. But her English idyll ends when her mother, Hildy, shuffles off her mortal coil from an apparent heart attack. Returning to Brigid's Island, NC, for the funeral, Summer is impatient to settle the estate, sell her mom's embarrassingly romance-themed bookstore, Beach Reads, and go home. But as she drops by Beach Reads, Summer finds threatening notes addressed to Hildy: "Sell the bookstore or die." Clearly, something is rotten on Brigid's Island. What method is behind the madness? Was Hildy murdered? The police insist there's not enough evidence to launch a murder investigation. Instead, Summer and her Aunt Agatha screw their courage to the sticking place and start sleuthing, with the help of Hildy's beloved book club. But there are more suspects on Brigid's Island than are dreamt of in the Bard's darkest philosophizing. And if Summer can't find the villain, the town will be littered with a Shakespearean tragedy's worth of corpses--including her own.

Murder On Christmas Eve

Murder On Christmas Eve
Classic Mysteries for the Festive Season

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 2017-11-02
  • Pages : 107
  • ISBN : 1782833870
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Christmas Eve. While the world sleeps, snow falls gently from the sky, presents await under the tree ... and murder is afoot. In this collection of ten classic murder mysteries from the best crime writers in history, death and mayhem take many festive forms, from the inventive to the unexpected. From a Santa Claus with a grudge to a cat who knows who killed its owner on Christmas Eve, these are stories to enjoy - and be mystified by - in front of a roaring fire, mince pie to hand.

Murder will out. A story of real life. By the author of “the Colonel,” etc. [Mrs. Atkyns.]

Murder will out. A story of real life. By the author of “the Colonel,” etc. [Mrs. Atkyns.]
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by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1859
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Murder in Blue

Murder in Blue
A Book

by Clifford Witting

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1937
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap

The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap
A Memoir of Friendship, Community, and the Uncommon Pleasure of a Good Book

by Wendy Welch

  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 2012-10-02
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1250010640
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An inspiring true story about losing your place, finding your purpose, and building a community one book at a time. Wendy Welch and her husband had always dreamed of owning a bookstore, so when they left their high-octane jobs for a simpler life in an Appalachian coal town, they seized an unexpected opportunity to pursue thier dream. The only problems? A declining U.S. economy, a small town with no industry, and the advent of the e-book. They also had no idea how to run a bookstore. Against all odds, but with optimism, the help of their Virginian mountain community, and an abiding love for books, they succeeded in establishing more than a thriving business - they built a community. The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap is the little bookstore that could: how two people, two cats, two dogs, and thirty-eight thousand books helped a small town find its heart. It is a story about people and books, and how together they create community.

Murder at Harvard

Murder at Harvard
A Book

by Helen Thomson

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1971
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A Gastronomic Murder

A Gastronomic Murder
A Book

by Alexandra Roudybush

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1973
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN : 9780385039260
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Sheppard's Book Dealers in North America

Sheppard's Book Dealers in North America
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1996
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue - With Audio Level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library

The Murders in the Rue Morgue - With Audio Level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library
A Book

by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2014-09-30
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0194631842
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Retold for Learners of English by Jennifer Bassett. The room was on the fourth floor, and the key on the inside. The windows were closed and fastened - on the inside. The chimney was too narrow for a cat to get through. So how did the murderer escape? And whose were the two angry voices heard by the neighbours as they ran up the stairs? Nobody in Paris could find any answers to this mystery. Except Anguste Dupin, who could see further and think more clearly than other people. The answers to the mystery were all there, but only a clever man could see them.

Skoob Directory of Secondhand Bookshops in the British Isles

Skoob Directory of Secondhand Bookshops in the British Isles
A Book

by Mei P. Ong

  • Publisher : Atrium Publishers Group
  • Release : 1996-09
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781871438130
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Murder in the Dark

Murder in the Dark
A Book

by Betsy Reavley

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2018-12-04
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781912986033
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A cozy mystery thriller from best-selling author, Betsy Reavley.

Maiden Murders

Maiden Murders
A Book

by Mystery Writers of America

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1952
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Murder Most Confederate

Murder Most Confederate
Murder Most Celtic

by Abigail Browning

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 962
  • ISBN : 9780307290229
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A collection of 64 stories of murder and mayhem by various authors.

The Kitt Hartley Mysteries

The Kitt Hartley Mysteries
Murder by the Minster, A Body in the Bookshop and Murder on the Moorland

by Helen Cox

  • Publisher : Quercus Publishing
  • Release : 2020-05-21
  • Pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 1529411963
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Kitt Hartley Mysteries: the first three books in the charming cozy crime series from Helen Cox, perfect for fans of Betty Rowlands or Faith Martin. Murder by the Minster (Book 1) It's a perfectly normal day for Kitt Hartley at her job at the University of the Vale of York library, until Detective Inspector Halloran arrives at her desk to tell her that her best friend, Evie Bowes, is under suspicion of murder. Evie's ex-boyfriend Owen has been found dead - with a fountain pen stabbed through his heart - and all the evidence points to her. Kitt knows there is no way Evie could murder anyone - let alone Owen, who she adored. Horrified that the police could have got it so wrong, Kitt decides there's only one thing to do: she's going to investigate Owen's murder herself. She's read hundreds of mystery novels - how hard can it be? A Body in the Bookshop (Book 2) When DS Charlotte Banks is suspended from the police on suspicion of assaulting a suspect in the burglary of a local bookshop, librarian Kitt Harley and her friend Evie Bowes refuse to believe she is guilty. But why is she being framed? With Charlotte's boss DI Malcolm Halloran unable to help, Evie decides to take matters into her own hands. Kitt takes little persuading to get involved too - after all, as well as Charlotte's career to save, there are missing books to be found! Then the discovery of a body raises the stakes even higher. For Evie, and now Kitt, this case is as personal as it gets. Can they catch the murderer in time to turn a bleak midwinter into something merry and bright? Murder on the Moorland (Book 3) Kitt Hartley wakes to the news that a murder has been committed in Irendale, a village high on the wild Yorkshire moors where her boyfriend, DI Malcolm Halloran, lived with his ex-wife until she too, was murdered. The MO of the two crimes is identical, right down to the runic symbols carved into the victims' hands. Unable to leave it to the local police to solve, Kitt and Halloran travel to Irendale, where a literary mystery awaits. A line of Anglo-Saxon poetry found on the victim leads to a hiding place, and another cryptic clue. What is the connection to the murder of Halloran's wife all those years ago?

Dublin

Dublin
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Murders and Metaphors

Murders and Metaphors
A Magical Bookshop Mystery

by Amanda Flower

  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release : 2019-02-12
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1683319001
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower is back with the third in her more-charming-than-ever Magical Bookshop mystery. Fans of Sofie Kelly and Heather Blake, prepare your bookshelves! Niagara region booksellers Violet Waverly and Grandma Daisy sleuth the slaying of a sommelier whose book signing turned into her sayonara. January means ice wine season in the Niagara Falls region, but the festivities leave Charming Books owner Violet Waverly cold, still reeling from a past heartbreak. A past heartbreak who will be present at the annual midnight grape-harvest festival, and no magic in the world or incantation powerful enough could get Violet to attend. But Grandma Daisy, an omniscient force all on her own, informs Violet that she’s already arranged for the mystical Charming Books to host celebrity sommelier Belinda Perkins’s book signing at the party. Little do either Waverly women know, the ice wine festival will turn colder still when Violet finds Belinda in the middle of the frozen vineyard—with a grape harvest knife protruding from her chest. Belinda grew up in Cascade Springs, but she left town years ago after a huge falling-out with her three sisters. One of those sisters, Violet’s high school friend Lacey Dupont, attends the book signing in the hope of making amends with her sister, but Belinda and Lacey end up disrupting the signing with a very public shouting match and Lacey quickly becomes the prime suspect in the sommelier’s murder. Violet is sure Lacey is innocent, and to keep her friend out of prison, Violet asks for guidance from her magical bookshop. The shop’s ethereal essence points her to Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, but what have the four March sisters to do with the four Perkins sisters? If she can’t figure it out, Violet, herself, may turn as cold as ice. Violet, Grandma Daisy, Emerson the tuxedo cat, and resident crow Faulkner are back on the case in Murders and Metaphors, USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower’s enchanting third Magical Bookshop mystery.

Why Murder the Judge?

Why Murder the Judge?
A Book

by Claude Stuart Hammock

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1930
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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100 Menacing Little Murder Stories

100 Menacing Little Murder Stories
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 596
  • ISBN : 9780760708545
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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So you think you'd know a murderer if you saw one? Prepare yourself for a challenge. This book spans the century to provide a police lineup of some of the most devious death-dealers in all of crime fiction. Some leave an incriminating trail of bloody footprints; others are unrecognizable but for the hardware in their hands and the dark intent in their hearts.

The Publishers Weekly

The Publishers Weekly
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1952
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Mystery Lover's Companion

The Mystery Lover's Companion
A Book

by Art Bourgeau

  • Publisher : Random House Value Pub
  • Release : 1986
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The ultimate reference source for fans of whodunits; a source book for all types of mysteries and thrillers, complete with descriptions and ratings.