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By Book or By Crook - Eva Gates
By Book or By Crook
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Get bound up in murder in the first Lighthouse Library mystery! For ten years Lucy has enjoyed her job poring over rare tomes of literature for the Harvard Library, but she has not enjoyed the demands of her family’s social whorl or her sort-of-engagement to the staid son of her father’s law... show more
Get bound up in murder in the first Lighthouse Library mystery! For ten years Lucy has enjoyed her job poring over rare tomes of literature for the Harvard Library, but she has not enjoyed the demands of her family’s social whorl or her sort-of-engagement to the staid son of her father’s law partner. But when her ten-year relationship implodes, Lucy realizes that the plot
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00LMGLZW8
Publisher: NAL
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: Lighthouse Library Mystery (#1)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 By Book or by Crook (Lighthouse Library, #1) or... how to get screwed by your publisher.
I hemmed and hawed about how to rate this book because it's a good story, with a fantastic setting (a library in a lighthouse!) and good characters. But it is the worst book I've ever read for editing by a major publisher ever. Quickly: Lucy moves away from her old-money family in Boston to liv...
Mystereity
Mystereity rated it
3.5 By Book Or By Crook
Good for the first in a new series. I'm a sucker for stories set in a coastal community, and a library set in a lighthouse is a cute touch. The plot had a lot of twists and turns, kept me guessing until the end. The secondary characters weren't fleshed out very well, mostly just one-dimensional s...
lisaakelley3
lisaakelley3 rated it
4.0 BY BOOK OR BY CROOK
With BY BOOK OR BY CROOK, the first book in the Lighthouse Library Mystery series, author Eva Gates is off to a great start to what will be a wonderful series. The setting is this story is stellar. A library in a lighthouse on the Outer Banks? Yes! More please. Protagonist Lucy Richardson is sm...
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