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9780451470942Booked for Trouble

A Lighthouse Library Mystery

By Eva Gates

Obsidian Book

paperback, 304 pages

Sept. 1, 2015 


The author of By Book or By Crook returns to the Outer Banks and the Lighthouse Library, where Lucy Richardson must shed light on a shocking murder…

Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach, passing her evenings with the local book club, bonding with the library cat, Charles, and enjoying the attention of not one, but TWO eligible men. But then her socialite mother, Suzanne, unexpectedly drops in, determined to move Lucy back to Boston—and reunite her with her ex-fiancé.

To make matters worse, Suzanne picks a very public fight at the local hotel with her former classmate Karen Kivas. So, when Karen turns up dead outside the library the next morning, Suzanne is immediately at the top of the suspect list. Now Lucy must hunt down a dangerous killer—before the authorities throw the book at her poor mother…


“A charming new series…a book lover’s dream.”— New York Times bestselling author Krista Davis

Praise for By Book or By Crook

“A smart whodunit….A likeable heroine.”— New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly

“A library in a lighthouse? And a cat? Sign me up!”—National bestselling author Laurie Cass