This can grate on me. He would reveal it to me when he was ready. The detective thinks it was murder and Caldwell is his prime suspect. Karen fears Sally has been murdered. And maybe he has grounds? She just came across very pragmatic in the first book.
How did the heavy oak bookshelf topple over? Karen is determined to find the real culprit that caused this bump in the night because she knows Caldwell is definitely not going to be booked for this murder. The mystery Death Overdue by Mary Lou Kirwin This is the second in a series of books featuring a librarian as the main protagonist. What was Sally, a woman who didn't like books, doing in the library, anyway? Nancy was the head librarian and took her work very seriously. Hey, she said when she answered the phone. Lucy McGuffin bakes the best muffins in town. I will be watching for book 3.
Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. She has won a digital copy of In The Dog House by V. The rest of the 200+ pages was a bit frustrating. How well did I really know the man? I just wish there were more mystery and development. To KarenâÈçs orderly mind, sorting her jumbled feelings about uprooting her life in Minnesota and taking a chance on Caldwell is much like sorting his four-thousand-three-hundred-and-twenty-four precious volumes: everything has its place. Now the question remains: with the ending that she wrote, is the intention to continue the series with Karen and Caldwell; or will she end it as she did, calling it all a success? But when Richard died unexpectedly, Wendy found it difficult to move on. But when the authorities determine it was homicide, Micki is shut out of her investigative efforts.
With one good shove, a crafty killer can keep investigators guessing: did it fall or was it pushed? I know Chicago, she said, then nodded as if that was way enough information. I had asked for two months off to help Caldwell get his life and his books organized and to see if we wanted to take these next steps together. She went on the trip of a lifetime to England, even though the guy she was going to go with dumped her the day of the flight, flew over to London with a younger, prettier woman and ended up dead. Before they can take two steps forward, Caldwell's ex appears back into their lives. That night, Karen is awakened by a horrible crash. She has won a copy of Murder Likes it Hot by Tracy Weber. She is also killed by a bookcase.
The E-mail message field is required. How odd to have to practice feeling happy. Author Links — — — — Click covers for more information or to purchase from Amazon. Kirwin once again stumped me with this one. I do like the fact that Karen is a middle-aged woman who is planning on starting a new life with Caldwell. I hope this author has more books coming, and soon. She rushes into the hallway to find Caldwell standing there in the doorway of the library with a horrific look on his face.
But I had watched him carefully and now followed his steps. Even while Caldwell and Karen are processing this information, former girlfriend Sally ends up under a bookcase that was toppled onto her. Middle-aged Minnesota librarian Karen Nash had a dream come true in the opening book in this traditional mystery series by Mary Lou Kirwin. Her cranky new neighbor appears unfamiliar with Southern hospitality and complains that Aggie barks too much and digs up his prized tulips. But Lucy and Travis have a wobbly relationship. Spunky librarian Karen Nash is back in London and planning to open a bookstore with her beau, Cald. Made me think though about how many cozy mysteries have a librarian as the heroine- or hero.
Coming Soon: Death Overdue Killer Librarian Mary Logue writing as Mary Lou Kirwin Champion of the mystery section at a small-town Minnesota library, Karen Nash embarks on a dream trip to London—a literary tour inspired by every murderous intrigue, wily suspect, and ingenious crime found in the pages of the British mysteries that she devours. But before they have even found a place to set up shop, Caldwell's past comes back at a most inopportune time. That was about, oh, 30 pages in. Death Overdue is the second book in this delightful series and is totally entertaining. But will her hunt for a killer turn up too little, too late? As war between Germany and Britain stalks closer, the hunt for a Nazi collaborator intensifies. If there is another of these I'll probably read it, solely on the strength of the first one.
This continuation of the first book, Killer Librarian, finds Karen back in England spending time with Caldwell, and sorting out of she is able to give up her job, and life, in Minnesota and move to England to build a life with Caldwell. She soon realizes it is Sally and that she is dead. The blond woman craned her long neck and looked past me into the house. . This is a fun, quiet, cozy mystery series. It's the second book in the Killer Librarian series.
My previous boyfriend had dumped me and then died rather tragically. She rushes out to the hall to find him standing in the doorway of the inn's library with a look of horror on his face. I really hope there is another Librarian, and amateur sleuth, Karen Nash has solved the case again! Just when I thought I knew what was going on and had figured out the whodunit, she pulls a fast one, debunks my thoughts and surprises me with a fabulous ending. She feels she owes a great deal to all the librarians in her life—for handing her the right book at the right time. The author has a handle on the mystery aspects. This reads like an old fashioned mystery, like a game of Clue where we know the weapon and the room we just need to determine the killer. Karen figured out who did in the guy who done her wrong and met the possible love of her life in Caldwell Perkins.