Ripped From the Pages

Ripped From the Pages

Also from New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle The Book Stops Here A Bibliophile Mystery Brooklyn Wainwright is thrilled to appear on the hit television show This Old Attic as a rare book expert and appraiser.

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101591321

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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In this novel in the New York Times bestselling Bibliophile Mystery series, book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright visits California Wine Country where she uncovers murder and intrigue... While Brooklyn has temporarily relocated to her parents’ place in Sonoma, she attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under their commune. A room is unearthed, revealing artwork, rare books, cases of wine, a chest of jewelry...and a perfectly mummified body. A closer examination of the murdered man’s possessions reveals a valuable first edition of Jules Verne’s A Journey to the Center of the Earth containing a secret treasure map. Word of the explosive find draws in reporters, art appraisers, and questions. After a new presence threatens the town’s peace, it’s clear that not all crime is buried in the past. So Brooklyn decides to do a little excavating of her own and solve the mystery of the treasure before anyone else is written off...
Categories: Fiction

This Old Homicide

This Old Homicide

The Bibliophile Mysteries return! Don't miss the latest, Ripped from the Pages, available in June 2015 from Obsidian, in hardcover and as an e-book. Turn the page for a peek at the opening pages, when Brooklyn Wainwright returns to ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698153912

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Don't miss Framed For Murder, a Hallmark Movies & Mystery Original starring Jewel, based on This Old Homicide—the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Fixer-Upper Mystery series! Valentine’s Day is approaching, and while contractor Shannon Hammer is delighted to be friends with not one but two handsome men, not everyone in Lighthouse Cove, California, is feeling the love. After her elderly neighbor Jesse Hennessey fails to make his daily appearance at the local diner, Shannon swings by his place to check on him. Not only does she find Jesse dead—of an apparent heart attack—but she also realizes that his home has been ransacked. Someone suggests that a thief was searching for a priceless necklace Jesse claimed to have retrieved from a capsized sailing ship, but Shannon doesn’t believe it. Everyone knows Jesse had a penchant for constructing tall tales—like the one about him having a hot new girlfriend. But his death is soon ruled a homicide, and shady suspects begin popping out of the woodwork. When another victim turns up dead, Shannon is convinced she must find the killer before someone else gets nailed...
Categories: Fiction

Pages of Sin

Pages of Sin

A Bibliophile Mystery (A Penguin Special from New American Library) Kate Carlisle. As I picked up the next tool, ... "We'll be repairing torn pages and ripped spines next. If you'll look at the book you picked out from the box, ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101536797

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle delivers a compulsively page-turning novella in the Bibliophile Mystery series. After Wanda Frawley’s tragic suicide, rare book expert Brooklyn Wainwright makes an intriguing discovery in one of Wanda’s old books—a copy of Pride and Prejudice contains a very interesting letter addressed to the deceased’s spouse. In it, Wanda’s sister professes her love for Wanda’s husband. Soon, additional pieces of correspondence are discovered between the covers of other Jane Austen titles, each hinting at sordid secrets—and, perhaps, murder…
Categories: Fiction

Books of a Feather

Books of a Feather

OTHER BOOKS BY KATE CARLISLE Bibliophile Mysteries Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind ... in the Grave Peril in Paperback A Cookbook Conspiracy The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages FixerUpper Mysteries A ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698411067

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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In this novel in the New York Times bestselling Bibliophile Mystery series, San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright’s latest project is for the birds, but it may have her running for her life. . . . Brooklyn’s friend runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon’s massive masterpiece, Birds of America. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the Bay Area Birdwatchers Society, to repair a lesser known book of Audubon drawings. At the same party, Brooklyn is flying high after she’s asked to refurbish a rare copy of Poor Richard’s Almanack when Mulrooney’s body is discovered in the library. Soon more troubles ruffle Brooklyn’s feathers. Her parents pop in for a visit with an unsavory friend in tow, and there’s a strange man on her tail. With danger beginning to circle Brooklyn’s every move, it’s clear she must find answers before things really go south. . . .
Categories: Fiction

Peril in Paperback

Peril in Paperback

A Bibliophile Mystery Kate Carlisle. inexpensive hardcovers that had suffered from torn dust jackets, ripped pages, and flapping spines. When I was finished with my repair work, I left the library and took a tour of Grace's house, ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101593936

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 293

In this novel in the New York Times bestselling Bibliophile Mystery series, bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright takes a trip to Lake Tahoe and ends up at a killer party... Rare books and antiquities expert Brooklyn Wainwright is thrilled to be invited to the fiftieth birthday party of her neighbor Suzie’s aunt Grace. A retired founder of a major video game corporation, Grace is a larger-than-life character who’s turned her Lake Tahoe mansion into a fun house, full of everything from pinball machines and giant props to secret passageways and trap doors. Brooklyn is most excited to catalog Grace’s extensive collection of rare paperback pulp fiction. Part of the fun involves a séance, but after the lights flicker, one guest is dead, poisoned by a cocktail intended for Grace. It seems someone is determined to turn Grace’s playful palatial estate into a house of horrors. Brooklyn suspects the key to the killer’s identity may lie in the roman á clef Grace has written about her life. With Grace in great peril, “must-read” takes on a whole new meaning, as Brooklyn tries to stop a murderer who’s through playing around…
Categories: Fiction

Little Black Book

Little Black Book

TITLES BY KATE CARLISLE Bibliophile Mysteries Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind Murder ... One Book in the Grave Peril in Paperback A Cookbook Conspiracy The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages Books of a ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780593201442

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 797

San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is on the case when a rare edition of Rebecca leads to murder in this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling Bibliophile Mystery series. Brooklyn and her hunky husband, security expert Derek Stone, have just returned from a delightful trip to Dharma, where the construction of their new home away from home is well underway, when a little black book arrives in the mail from Scotland. The book is a rare British first edition of Rebecca, and there’s no return address on the package. The day after the book arrives, Claire Quinn shows up at Brooklyn and Derek’s home. Brooklyn met Claire when the two women worked as expert appraisers on the television show This Old Attic. Brooklyn appraised books on the show and Claire’s expertise was in antique British weaponry, but they bonded over their shared love of gothic novels. Claire reveals that during a recent trip to Scotland she discovered her beloved aunt was missing and her home had been ransacked. Among her aunt’s belongings, Claire found the receipt for the package that wound up with Brooklyn and Derek. Claire believes both her own life and her aunt’s are in danger and worries that her past may be coming back to haunt her. But just as Brooklyn and Derek begin to investigate, a man who Claire thinks was following her is found murdered, stabbed with a priceless jeweled dagger. With a death on their doorstep, Brooklyn and Derek page through the little black book, where they discover clues that will take them to the shadows of a medieval Scottish castle on the shores of Loch Ness. Under the watchful gaze of a mysterious laird and the irascible villagers who are suspicious of the strangers in their midst, Brooklyn and Derek must decode the secrets in Rebecca to keep their friend’s past from destroying their future....
Categories: Fiction

Once upon a Spine

Once upon a Spine

OTHER Books BY KATE CARLISLE Bibliophile Mysteries Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind ... A Cookbook Conspiracy The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages Books of a Feather Fixer-Upper Mysteries A High-End ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698411111

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 880

In this Bibliophile Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Books of a Feather, San Francisco bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright stumbles through the looking glass in a tale of murder, rare books, and a quest for the perfect pie… Brooklyn's oh-so-proper future in-laws are traveling from England to meet her, and if that's not enough to set her on edge, rumors abound that the charming Courtyard shops across the street may be replaced by high-rise apartments. Their trendy neighborhood will be ruined unless Brooklyn and her fiancé, Derek Stone, can persuade the shopkeepers not to sell. But with a rare edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland causing bad blood at the Brothers Bookshop and a string of petty vandalism making everyone nervous, Brooklyn and Derek feel like they're attempting six impossible things before breakfast. Then the owner of the Rabbit Hole juice bar is felled by his own heavy shelves, and the local cobbler lies dead beside him. An accident . . . or something more sinister? Things get curiouser and curiouser when a second priceless copy of Alice is discovered. Will it stir up more trouble within the close-knit community? As the Brits descend, Brooklyn learns they're not so stuffy after all. Derek's dad is won over with chocolate cream pie, and his psychic mum would kill to help Brooklyn solve this murder—before another victim takes a tumble.
Categories: Fiction

Deck the Hallways

Deck the Hallways

TITLES BY KATE CARLISLE BIBLIOPHILE MYSTERIES Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind Murder ... A Cookbook Conspiracy The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages Books of a Feather FixeR-UPPER MYSTERIES A High-End ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780451488237

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 757

In the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling Fixer-Upper Mystery series, contractor Shannon Hammer must restore the Christmas spirit by clearing her father's name... Don't miss the Hallmark Movies & Mystery Originals starring Jewel, based on the Fixer-Upper Mystery series! Even during the holidays, Shannon is more spackle than sparkle, which is why she leaps at the chance to transform a grand old Victorian mansion into ten charming apartments for homeless families. Filled with the spirit of the season, all of Lighthouse Cove turns out to help—including her best friends, a troupe of far-from-angelic Santa Claus impersonators, and her father, Jack. But their merriment is soon dashed by a heated scuffle between Jack and the miserly president of the bank who’s backing the project. When the man is murdered, all eyes are on Jack, and visions of prison time dance in Shannon's head. Now, she needs to pull off a crime-solving miracle, before her father’s Christmas goose is cooked...
Categories: Fiction

Buried in Books

Buried in Books

K TITLES BY ATE CARLISLE Bibliophile Mysteries Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind ... The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages Books of a Feather Once upon a Spine Buried in Books Fixer-Upper Mysteries A ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698411128

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 889

In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, matrimony and murder collide as San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright walks down the aisle... Brooklyn has it all covered. She's triple-checked her wedding to-do list, and everything is on track for the upcoming ceremony with the love of her life, security expert Derek Stone. Not everyone has been as lucky in love as Brooklyn. Her old library college roommates Heather and Sara lost touch twelve years ago when Sara stole Heather's boyfriend. Brooklyn was caught in the middle and hasn't seen her former besties since their falling-out. When they both arrive in town for the annual librarians' convention and then show up at her surprise bridal shower, Brooklyn is sure drama will ensue. But she's touched when the women seem willing to sort out their differences and gift her rare copies of The Three Musketeers and The Blue Fairy Book. Brooklyn's prewedding calm is shattered when one of her formerly feuding friends is found murdered and Brooklyn determines that one of the rare books is a forgery. She can't help but wonder if the victim played a part in this fraud, or if she was targeted because she discovered the scam. With a killer and con artist on the loose, Brooklyn and Derek—with the unsolicited help of their meddling mothers—must catch the culprit before their big day turns into a big mess.
Categories: Fiction

The Book Supremacy

The Book Supremacy

TITLES BY KATE CARLISLE Bibliophile Mysteries Homicide in Hardcover If Books Could Kill The Lies That Bind Murder ... One Book in the Grave Peril in Paperback A Cookbook Conspiracy The Book Stops Here Ripped from the Pages Books of a ...

Author: Kate Carlisle

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780451491428

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 946

In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright investigates a mysterious spy novel linked to a string of murders... Newlyweds Brooklyn and Derek are enjoying the final days of their honeymoon in Paris. As they're browsing the book stalls along the Seine, Brooklyn finds the perfect gift for Derek, a first edition James Bond novel, The Spy Who Loved Me. When they bump into Ned, an old friend from Derek’s spy days, Brooklyn shows him her latest treasure. Once they're back home in San Francisco, they visit a spy shop Ned mentioned. The owner begs them to let him display the book Brooklyn found in Paris as part of the shop's first anniversary celebration. Before they agree, Derek makes sure the security is up to snuff—turns out, the unassuming book is worth a great deal more than sentimental value. Soon after, Derek is dismayed when he receives a mysterious letter from Paris announcing Ned’s death. Then late one night, someone is killed inside the spy shop. Are the murders connected to Brooklyn's rare, pricey book? Is there something even more sinister afoot? Brooklyn and the spy who loves her will have to delve into the darkest parts of Derek's past to unmask an enemy who's been waiting for the chance to destroy everything they hold dear.
Categories: Fiction