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Booked for Trouble (A Lighthouse Library Mystery Book 2) Kindle Edition
Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston—and reunite her with her ex-fiancé.
To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her former classmate Karen Kivas. So, when Karen turns up dead outside the library the next morning, Suzanne is immediately at the top of the suspect list. Now Lucy must hunt down a dangerous killer—before the authorities throw the book at her poor mother…
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About the Author
Eva Gates began her writing career as a Sunday writer: a single mother of three high-spirited daughters, with a full-time job as a computer programmer. Now she has more than twenty novels under her belt, all in the mystery genre, published under the name Vicki Delany.--This text refers to the audioCD edition.
Praise for By Book or By Crook
"A smart whodunit....A likeable heroine."-- New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly
"A library in a lighthouse? And a cat? Sign me up!"--National bestselling author Laurie Cass--This text refers to the mass_market edition.
- ASIN : B00S75OK8I
- Publisher : Berkley (1 September 2015)
- Language : English
- File size : 933 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 292 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 170,719 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Lucy, the main character, is Librarian (and tenant) of a library housed in an old lighthouse. When a member of her book club is done in, Lucy sets about uncovering the truth, a quest made all the more urgent when the main suspect is her mother (who's visiting). The story is a real page-turner because the author writes in such an engaging way that holds one's attention and makes you eager to carry on reading.
Readers who like gentle whodunits (not graphically 'grizzly' murders) will love this book, and if you have read Jo Dereske's 'Helma Zukas' series and are clamouring for something similar, this series (of 3) will quench your thirst. (Note: if you are expecting the library cat (as featured on the cover) to be part of the 'discovery' process, it isn't. Cat literally just jumps up on people's laps etc so doesn't really play any part in the book). I'm so glad the other two are on their way from Amazon as I write. CAN'T WAIT!!!