The Glitter End – Vivian Conroy

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"'Watch out for the top of the door!'" We first met Delta Douglas back in Last Pen Standing, when she moved to a sleepy former Gold Rush town to open a craft supplies shop with her best friend. We rejoin them, two murders later (!), as the tourist town of Tundish hits the slow autumn/winter season. … Continue reading The Glitter End – Vivian Conroy

Reserved for Murder – Victoria Gilbert

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"When your neighbor is a retired spy, it's easy to imagine innumerable dangers haunting the house next door." We first met Charlotte Reid, owner of the book-themed Chapters Bed and Breakfast, in Booked for Death. Now she's back, hosting a famous author on her new book tour. But when the president of her fan club is found … Continue reading Reserved for Murder – Victoria Gilbert

Little Bookshop of Murder – Maggie Blackburn

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"Summer Merriweather slipped off her flip-flops, allowing the sand's warmth to comfort the bottom of her feet like it had thousands of times before." I'm a sucker for stories about books and bookshops, and there's something lovely about a good cosy mystery when you need some non-mentally-taxing reading. Alas, while not dreadful by any means, … Continue reading Little Bookshop of Murder – Maggie Blackburn