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LIBRARY LOVER'S MYSTERY, A 8
Death in the Stacks
By (author): Jenn McKinlay
9780451488633 Paperback, Mass market English General Trade FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Cozy / General Jul 31, 2018
$10.99 CAD
Active 4.25 x 6.81 x 0.78 in 304 pages Berkley
In the latest Library Lover’s Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Better Late Than Never, the library’s big fund-raiser leaves director Lindsey Norris booked for trouble… 

Lindsey Norris and her staff are gearing up for the Briar Creek Library’s annual Dinner in the Stacks fund-raiser. The night of dinner and dancing is not only a booklover’s dream—it’s the library’s biggest moneymaker of the year. But instead of raising funds, the new library board president is busy raising a stink and making the staff miserable.

Although Olive Boyle acts like a storybook villain, Lindsey is determined to work with her and make the event a success. But when Olive publicly threatens the library’s newest hire, Paula, Lindsey cracks like an old book spine and throws Olive out of the library.

The night of the fund-raiser, Lindsey dreads another altercation with Olive—but instead finds Paula crouched over Olive’s dead body. Paula may have secrets, but Lindsey and the rest of the crafternooners know she’s not the one who took Olive out of circulation. As the plot thickens, Lindsey must catch the real killer before the book closes on Paula’s future…

The hardest decision New York Times bestselling author Jenn McKinlay ever had to make was what to major in during college. Then she discovered the sanctuary of the library and library science—a major that allowed her to study all the subjects. She loves working as a librarian. After all, what other occupation allows you to research the ethnobotanical properties of agave, perform a puppet show for twenty wiggly toddlers and try to answer why the rabbit’s foot is considered lucky, all in the same day? Jenn is also the author of the Cupcake Bakery Mysteries, the Hat Shop Mysteries and the Bluff Point romance series. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, in a house that is overrun with books, pets, kids and her husband’s guitars.

Praise for the New York Times Bestselling Library Lover’s Mysteries

“A sparkling setting, lovely characters, books, knitting and chowder! What more could any reader ask?”—Lorna Barrett, New York Times bestselling author

“Terrific…intelligent, lively and fun.”—Miranda James, New York Times bestselling author 

“Sure to charm cozy readers everywhere.”—Ellery Adams, New York Times bestselling author

“[A] fast-moving, tricky tale that kept me guessing at every turn…A must read!”—Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author

“What a great read!…McKinlay has been a librarian, and her snappy story line, fun characters and young library director with a backbone make for a winning formula.”—Library Journal

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