Librarian Molly Kimball and her mother, Nina, need a change. So when a letter arrives from Nina's Aunt Violet in Cambridge, England requesting their help running the family bookshop, they jump at the chance.
In previous reviews I've talked about location, characters, and sense of place. I love all of those things about cozies, but they're also just really fun. Who doesn't secretly wish they could just drop everything and run to England to help run a 400 year old bookstore? Though I don't know what I'd do if a book signing ended with a murdered author! - John
Lizzie owns the romance bookstore in Tinker's Creek, but when her aunt is accused of murdering the town heartthrob she's got a mystery to solve.
The small town of North Harbor on the shores of Lake Michigan is about to have a new mystery bookstore. But before the first customer can browse its shelves, the store's owner is suspected of her own murder plot . . .