Singleton is ready to leave Clover Ridge, Connecticut, where
she’s been visiting her Uncle Bosco and her Aunt Harriet.
Carrie has the wanderlust gene, inherited from her father.
She’s worked at several libraries and always felt the
urge to move on.
time, she’s offered a job as the head of program and
events, which are right up her alley. There is even a resident
ghost who is on her side and eager to help her learn about
the job, and later to help her solve the murder of retired
homicide detective, Al Buckley. Al is murdered at the very
first library event Carrie hosts! He was prepared to tell
people that, after many years, he had solved the murder of
Laura Foster, who had been a library aide.
are so many good things about this book! The premise drew
me in right away. I mean, who doesn’t love a book about
a library, a ghost, and at least one or two murders?
the plot easy to follow, yet never once did I feel convinced
that I knew what the outcome would be. More than once I set
the book down for the night, only to turn on the light and
pick it up for just one more chapter.
would be an awesome Halloween read for the casual reader,
or great for an October book group.
the first page to last, I was entranced by the characters
and setting, and highly recommend it to all mystery lovers
– especially if you have a penchant for libraries and