Richardson has a new job as the assistant librarian at the
Bodie Island Lighthouse Library in North Carolina. She left
Boston and her job at the Harvard Library after the reality
of a loveless marriage full of social commitments almost became
her reality, when her long-time boyfriend, Richard Eric Lewiston
III, aka Ricky, proposed in a most insincere manner. Lucy
began a new life with her new job, and a new home in the uppermost
part of the Lighthouse Library. She was sure to be content
with books, the library cat, new friends, and her Aunt Ellen
a private party to celebrate the arrival of some Jane Austen
first editions on loan to the library, the chairman of the
library board, Mr. Jonathan Uppiton, is murdered, and Bertie,
the head librarian, is the chief suspect. In her heart of
hearts, Lucy knows that Bertie is not a killer...but will
the police believe that?
police suspected Bertie of the killing. I knew she was innocent.
Any woman who'd provided me with this perfect refuge couldn't
be a killer.
effort would the police put into seeking the real killer,
now that they had their prime suspect? Would they pin it on
Bertie and then head off to the doughnut shop to congratulate
themselves on a job well done?" pg 64
love a well written cozy mystery that involves books, libraries,
librarians and cats. Adding a lighthouse into the mix was
icing on the cake. Lucy is smart and endearing, and the rest
of the cast of characters ooze small town Southern eccentricity.
is a fun and fast-paced read that will hold your interest
and leave you anxious for the next book in the series. Enjoy!
I sure did!
of other titles in this Series
Book or by Crook #1
for Trouble #2
Up a Storm #3
Spook in the Stacks #4
Read, Something Dead #5