Jul 1, 2016

Book Beginning: Books of a Feather by Kate Carlisle

A cozy mystery, the tenth in the Bibliophile Mystery series.
Books of a Feather: A Bibliophile Mystery #10 by Kate Carlisle
San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright’s latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. 

First paragraph, first chapter:
The air inside the old bookshop was thick with the heady scents of aged vellum and rich old leathers. Heaven. I breathed in the lovely pulpy odors as I climbed the precarious rolling ladder up to the crowded top shelf to start cataloging books.

The aisles of the shop were narrow, barely three feet wide,  which meant I could reach out and touch the volumes on the sides of the aisle - if I was willing to let go of the wobbly handrail, which I wasn't. 


Page 56: 
"Let her in," Inspector Lee grumbled. "She's already got her footprints all over the place anyway."

Book description: Covington Library is hosting an exhibit of John James Audubon’s massive masterpiece, Birds of America. Brooklyn is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the National Birdwatchers Society, to repair a less high-profile book of Audubon drawings. But when Mulrooney’s body is discovered in the library, rumors fly about a motive for murder. 

 The Friday 56. Grab a book, turn to page 56 or 56% of your eReader. Find any sentence that grabs you. Post it, and add your URL post in Linky at Freda's Voice. Also visit Book Beginning at Rose City Reader.

7 comments:

Katherine P said...

I love this series but I'm so behind. This sounds like another good one! I definitely need to get caught up on Brooklyn's adventures.

Bev Bouwer said...

This looks gorgeous. Enjoy. Here's my Friday read - The Last Photograph by Emma Chapman.

Unknown said...

I love the cover and the book sounds very enjoyable based off of your Friday56 quote! Great post

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

A cozy mystery set in a bookshop! Sounds good...and I can almost smell the scent of the old books. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “THE BEAUTY OF THE END”

Breana M. said...

I haven't heard of this series before, but this book does look interesting.

Lauren Stoolfire said...

This sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings).

fredamans said...

Sounds good, but it must be if it's 10 books in. Happy weekend!

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