Of Books and Bagpipes: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

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Minotaur Books #ad - It’s not until she returns to the cracked spine that she realizes just how complicated this story is and endeavors to untangle the tricky plot of why someone wanted this man dead, all before getting herself booked for murder. Delaney nichols has settled so comfortably into her new life in Edinburgh that she truly feels it’s become more home than her once beloved Kansas.

Unfortunately, based on the william wallace costume he’s wearing, the foot’s owner is very much dead and, perfectly matches the description of the man who was supposed to bring the Oor Wullie. Instinct tells her to take the pages and hide them under her jacket. Her latest task includes a trip to castle doune, to retrieve a hard-to-find edition of an old Scottish comic, an “Oor Wullie, a castle not far out of Edinburgh, ” in a cloak and dagger transaction that Edwin has orchestrated.

Of Books and Bagpipes: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery #ad - While taking in the sights of the distant Highlands from the castle’s ramparts, Delaney is startled when she spots a sandal-clad foot at the other end of the roof. Her job at the cracked spine, with her new boss, is everything she had dreamed, a bookshop that specializes in rare manuscripts as well as other sundry valuable historical objects, Edwin MacAlister, entrusting her more and more with bigger jobs.

As delaney rushes to call off some approaching tourists and find the police, she comes across the Oor Wullie, its pages torn and fluttering around a side wall of the castle.

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The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

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Minotaur Books #ad - But before she can settle into her new life, a precious artifact goes missing, and Edwin’s sister is brutally murdered. Never did delaney think that searching for things lost could mean a killer, and protect her new friends, but if she’s to keep her job, she’ll need to learn the truth behind this Scottish tragedy.

. Never an adventurer, scotland to start a job at the cracked Spine, no one was more surprised than Delaney Nichols when she packed her bags and moved halfway across the world to Edinburgh, a bookshop located in the heart of the city. An extra bonus is tom the bartender from across the street, with his cobalt eyes, and a gentle brogue—and it doesn’t hurt that he looks awfully good in a kilt.

The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery #ad - Wanted: a bold adventurer who wants to travel the world from a comfortable and safe spot behind a desk that has seen the likes of kings and queens, paupers and princes. The cracked spine is filled with everything a book lover could want, who always has tiny dog Hector in tow; Hamlet, each item as eclectic as the people who work there; the spirited and lovable Rosie, a nineteen-year-old thespian with a colored past and bright future; and Edwin, who is just as enigmatic and mysterious as Delaney expected.

A humble book and rare manuscript shop seeks a keenly intelligent investigator to assist us in our search for things thought lost, and in our quest to return lost items to their rightful owners. Her new boss, edwin macalister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime, albeit a cryptic one, and Delaney can’t wait to take her spot behind the desk.

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Lost Books and Old Bones: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

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Minotaur Books #ad - Delaney takes it upon herself to help bring the murderer to justice. When her new friends, also students at the medical school, come to the shop to sell a collection of antique medical books, Delaney knows she’s stumbled across a rare and important find indeed. Her boss, agrees to buy the multivolume set, Edwin MacAlister, perhaps even to keep for his own collection.

But not long after the sale, one of delaney’s new friends is found murdered in the alley behind the Cracked Spine, and she wonders if there is some nefarious connection between the origin of these books and the people whose hands they fell into. The shop is a place filled with curiosities and surprises tucked into every shelf, and it’s Delaney’s job to research the rare tomes and obscure artifacts that people come to buy and sell.

Lost Books and Old Bones: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery #ad - Delaney nichols, originally of kansas but settling happily into her new life as a bookseller in Edinburgh, works at the Cracked Spine in the heart of town. Set in edinburgh, scotland, lost books and Old Bones is a delightful new mystery by Paige Shelton, featuring bookseller and amateur sleuth Delaney Nichols.

. During her investigation, delaney she finds some old scalpels in the bookshop’s warehouse—she and discovers that they belonged to a long-dead doctor whose story and ties to the past crimes of Burke and Hare might be connected to the present-day murder. It’s all delaney can do to race to solve this crime before time runs out and she ends up in a victim on the slab herself.

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A Christmas Tartan: A Scottish Bookshop Mini-Mystery A Scottish Bookshop Mystery

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Minotaur Books #ad - In it are various trinkets, but what really catches Delaney's eye is a worn copy of A Christmas Carol, where she also finds an old photo tucked inside. On the back is a name, which leads her to a woman whose granddaughter has gone missing. Between mugs of hot chocolate and nibbles of gingerbread, Delaney has been given the task of tracking down the provenance of a mysterious box of objects that her boss, Edwin, has recently acquired.

A Christmas Tartan: A Scottish Bookshop Mini-Mystery A Scottish Bookshop Mystery #ad - When it becomes clear that the box might be connected to the missing girl, Delaney is pulled into the intrigue, and takes it upon herself to figure out what really happened—and why. Christmastime has come to scotland, and Delaney and all her coworkers at the Cracked Spine, the quirky bookshop in the heart of Edinburgh, are all in the holiday spirit.

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The Loch Ness Papers A Scottish Bookshop Mystery Book 4

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Minotaur Books #ad - The loch ness buries its secrets deeply, but Delaney is determined to dig them up—whether Nessie likes it or not. With a job she loves, and her fast approaching marriage to devastatingly handsome Scottish pub-owner Tom Shannon, Delaney's life could be straight out of a fairy tale—at least it would be, if the pastor meant to perform the wedding ceremony hadn't recently passed away.

Always attracted to the interesting and unusual, Delaney befriends Norval. Determined to help Norval, she sets out to learn the truth. But when his nephew is found dead, the police decide Norval's obsession has moved from monsters to murder. With a wedding to plan, and the arrival of an over-the-top Texan with a wildly valuable book, her family arriving soon from Kansas, Delaney's plate is full to bursting, but she can't abandon her new friend.

The Loch Ness Papers A Scottish Bookshop Mystery Book 4 #ad - . Outside the church where delaney is searching for another reverend, she stumbles across Norval Fraser: an elderly man obsessed with the Loch Ness monster. Bookseller delaney nichols befriends a loch ness monster enthusiast; when he stands accused of murder she'll do whatever it takes to learn who the killer is—and whether Nessie herself is really lurking in the Scottish waters.

Delaney nichols is delighted with her life in Edinburgh, working at The Cracked Spine—a shop that specializes in hard-to-find books and artifacts.

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To Helvetica and Back A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 1

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Berkley #ad - The new york times bestselling author of the farmers’ Market Mysteries and the Country Cooking School Mysteries introduces readers to Star City, Utah, and a little shop called the Rescued Word. Star city is known for its slopes and its powder. Who ever thought their quaint store would hold the key to some modern-day trouble?When a stranger to town demands they turn over an antique Underwood typewriter they’re repairing for a customer, Clare fears she may need to be rescued.

But nestled in the valley of this ski resort town is a side street full of shops that specialize in the simple charms of earlier eras. One of those shops is the rescued Word, where Chester Henry and his adult granddaughter Clare lovingly repair old typewriters and restore old books. A call to the police scares the man off, but later Clare finds his dead body in the back alley.

To Helvetica and Back A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 1 #ad - What about a dusty old typewriter could possibly be worth killing for? .

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If Fried Chicken Could Fly Country Cooking School Mystery Book 1

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Berkley #ad - At gram's country cooking school, betts and gram are helping students prepare the perfect dishes for the Southern Missouri Show-Down, the cook-off that draws the first of the summer visitors. Everything is going smoothly until they discover the body of local theater owner Everett Morningside in the school's supply closet, and Everett's widow points an accusatory finger at Gram.

If Fried Chicken Could Fly Country Cooking School Mystery Book 1 #ad - Now, betts has to dig deep into Broken Rope's history to find the modern-day killer-before the last piece of chicken is served.

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Bookman Dead Style A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 2

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Berkley #ad - Now it’s open call for suspects as Clare tries to reel in the killer before another victim fades to black. A movie star is typecast as a killer in the second Dangerous Type Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of To Helvetica and Back. It’s january, and the star City Film Festival has taken the Utah ski resort town by storm.

. The affable actor is accused of killing his sister, but Clare’s convinced he’s wrong for that role. When cinema’s hottest superhero, Matt Bane, enters their store to buy some personalized notecards, it’s hard not to be starstruck. But when clare sees the police leading Matt out of The Fountain hotel in handcuffs only a few hours later, she can’t believe her eyes.

Bookman Dead Style A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 2 #ad - Movie stars are everywhere, carving fresh powder on the slopes and crossing the thresholds of Bygone Alley’s charming boutique shops—including The Rescued Word, where Clare Henry and her grandfather restore old typewriters and beloved books.

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Comic Sans Murder A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 3

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Berkley #ad - As the owners of the rescued word, a charming boutique shop in town, Clare and Chester specialize in restoring old typewriters and repairing beloved books. The visit of quirky world-famous horror author Nathan Grimes to Star City is especially thrilling for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. Clare henry’s snowy star city, utah, oasis turns deadly in the third Dangerous Type Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Bookman Dead Style and To Helvetica and Back.

Something’s afoot. But all plans to work on the book take a step in the wrong direction when a tourist discovers an abandoned ski boot on the slopes—and the only sign of the owner is the dismembered foot he left inside! Nathan’s writer’s curiosity for all things horror is further piqued after the body of Clare’s high school friend Lloyd Gavin is discovered sans one foot.

Comic Sans Murder A Dangerous Type Mystery Book 3 #ad - They’ve invited Nathan to their shop to use their equipment for his next book. When all toes point to a class reunion gone wrong, nathan can’t help but join Clare and her best friend, police officer Jodie Wentworth, as they hurry to track down the killer before more former classmates become Most Likely to Be Killed.

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Tied Up with a Bow: A County Cork Novella County Cork Novellas Book 1

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Beyond the Page #ad - With so many questions on her mind and so few answers, Maura knows she’ll have to turn to her new village friends to help her sort out all the mysterious goings-on—and maybe deliver an unexpected gift to someone in need. Plenty of puzzles with a strong feeling for life in small-town Ireland. Kirkus reviewsabout the author:sheila connolly is an anthony and Agatha Award–nominated author of numerous bestselling cozy mystery series, including the Orchard Mysteries, the County Cork Mysteries, the Museum Mysteries, and the Relatively Dead Mysteries.

The new york times bestselling author of Many a Twist returns with a mysterious County Cork novella for the holidays. She lives in massachusetts with her husband and three cats and travels to Ireland as often as possible. She’s also puzzled by the small construction project going on across the street, which is shrouded in secrecy and has the whole of West Cork guessing what it might be.

Tied Up with a Bow: A County Cork Novella County Cork Novellas Book 1 #ad - . But most troubling of all is the secretive young boy who shows up at the pub’s door, hinting that he and his mother had to leave Dublin—in a hurry. Sensing danger, maura becomes more alarmed when an unknown man shows up and begins lurking around the pub. In addition, a romantic suspense; reunion with Death, she has published Once She Knew, a traditional mystery set in Tuscany; and a number of short stories.

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If Mashed Potatoes Could Dance Country Cooking School Mystery Book 2

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Berkley #ad - It couldn’t be worse timing when the pair encounter the ax-wielding ghost of Sally Swarthmore, one of Broken Rope’s legendary murderers, who pleads with Betts to help find her diary--a diary that could prove that Sally was really a victim, not a villain. But they soon have a modern-day murder on their hands when one of the tourists turns up dead with a noose around his neck and two other tourists are nowhere to be found.

If Mashed Potatoes Could Dance Country Cooking School Mystery Book 2 #ad - . Now betts needs to put the cooking classes on the back burner to untangle two knotty mysteries and rope in a cold-blooded killer. At gram’s country cooking school in broken Rope, Missouri, Isabelle “Betts” Winston and her grandmother share the secrets of delicious home-style recipes. But there’s one secret they keep from their classes—their ability to talk to ghosts from the town’s colorful past… Betts and Gram agree to help their friend Jake at Broken Rope’s Historical Society by accommodating some foodie tourists for the night and occupying them with cooking lessons.

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