Nov 8, 2017

First Chapter: Death in the Stacks by Jenn McKinlay

Death in the Stacks (Library Lover's Mystery, #8)

Death in the Stacks #8: Library Lover's Mystery by Jenn McKinlay, November 17, 2017, courtesy of Berkley Books
... the library's big fund-raiser leaves director Lindsey Norris booked for trouble and suspicion of foul play

First chapter:
September in New England was about as perfect a season as there was on earth. The days became cooler, pumpkins ripened and colorful leaves decorated the trees like they were getting ready for a party, the last colorful gala before winter.

Lindsey Norris, director of the Briar Creek Public Library, rode her bike into work, enjoying the crisp snap to the air and the fresh smell of the briny sea as it rolled in for high tide....

 Based on the first paragraph, would you keep reading? 

I have followed the author's Library Lover's Mystery series, and enjoyed the setting and the characters. Here is my review of the second book in the series, if you are curious - Due or Die review

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  1. I really like the sound of this for fall reading.; enjoy

  2. I hope to get to this before fall is over!

  3. Yes, I'd read more! I love late summer/early autumn, in New England, and elsewhere.

    1. The opening descriptions are quite good and sets the mood!


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