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Death in the stacks

by McKinlay, Jenn,

Format: Large Print 2018
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Plum Community Library Large Print LP FIC MCK
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Hampton Community Library Large Print IN TRANSIT
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Summary
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.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In McKinlay's exuberantly entertaining eighth Library Lover's mystery (after 2016's Better Late than Never), Olive Boyle, a skeletally thin, middle-aged bully, who has insinuated herself into the political life of Briar Creek, Conn., turns her beady eye on the local library. As the newly elected president of the library board, Olive demands staff changes, dress codes, and the firing of the director, Lindsey Norris, a friend of the person Olive beat in the election. A few hours after a very public argument between Olive and Lindsey at the annual Dinner in the Stacks fundraising event, Olive is found stabbed to death in the library. When a young staff member is implicated in the crime, Lindsey steps in to investigate. She discovers that Olive, besides knowing the dark secrets of practically everyone in Briar Creek, had a few murky secrets of her own. Once again, McKinlay invites the reader into an appealing world inhabited by kind, intelligent people and only the occasional nasty villain. Agent: Christina Hogrebe, Jane Rotrosen Agency. (Nov.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series McKinlay, Jenn. Library lover's mysteries ; 8.
#1 - Books can be deceiving
#2 - Due or die
#3 - Book, line, and sinker
#4 - Read it and weep
#5 - On borrowed time
#6 - A Likely story
#7 - Better late than never
#8 - Death in the stacks
#9 - Hitting the books
Subjects Norris, Lindsey -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Libraries -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- Fiction.
Murderers -- Fiction.
Library directors -- Connecticut -- Fiction.
Public libraries -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Publisher Thorndike, Maine :2018
Edition Large print edition.5.
Language English
Notes "Center Point large print edition"--T.p. verso.
Includes "The Briar Creek Library guide to crafternoons" with reader's guide for The talented Mr. Ripley, a knitting pattern, and recipes.
Originally published: The Berkley Group.
Description 351 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781683247562
1683247566
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