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Book, Line, and Sinker (A Library Lover's Mystery) (edition 2012)

by Jenn McKinlay

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Title:Book, Line, and Sinker (A Library Lover's Mystery)
Authors:Jenn McKinlay
Info:Berkley (2012), Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:cozy, mystery

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Book, Line And Sinker by Jenn McKinlay

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This the third book in the Library Lover's Mystery series and it just keeps getting better. This time around Lindsey is dating Sully and really enjoying life in her adopted town. That is until Trudi Hargrave, the local tourism director brings in treasure hunters and is later found dead. Now she has to help two of her friends suspected of murdering Trudi before they land in jail for good.

The ending surprised me which I always enjoy. Can't wait to read the next in the series. ( )
  mmoj | Mar 2, 2017 |
Murder mystery in small coastal Conn. town, throw in a treasure hunt for Capt. Kidd treasure and likeable characters.Enjoyable read. ( )
  LauGal | Aug 16, 2016 |
When the obnoxious head of tourism in Briar Creek (Connecticut) is killed, suspicion falls on Milton Duffy, one of Lindsey Norris’s favorite patrons at the Briar Creek Public Library. Milton and the victim, Trudi Hargrave, had a public shouting match in the library and Milton HAD threatened Trudi. But Lindsey is certain Milton, normally a calming presence, could not have murdered her. But who did?

In between dates with her hunky beau, tour-boat captain Mike “Sully” Sullivan AND doing her normal work as library director, Lindsey does a bit of snooping. Then her ex-fiancé shows up … and Lindsay is not happy about that. Lindsey dumped the cheating tomcat before the wedding happened but John wants to woo her. Fat chance … Lindsey is pretty much over him.

Trudi’s death happened on an island just off the cost, where a treasure-hunting company wants to open a tourist business. The project was controversial in town, with everyone weighing in for or against. And the island was the site of a long-ago murder – and the presumed perpetrator has never been found.

This is a lovely series – and as an active “friend of the library,” I love the setting. Lindsey is a great cozy heroine, although her love-life sometimes gets in the way of the story. I don’t mind if there’s tinge of romance in my mysteries, but I think the romance is getting to be too much. The series, however, is one of my favorites. ( )
  NewsieQ | Mar 22, 2016 |
Mediocre - listened to it on CD's, didn't care for narrator. ( )
  NanaDebbie | Mar 16, 2016 |
This is the third book in the A Library Lover's Mystery series. Another exciting story from Jenn McKinlay.

The Riordan Salvage company wants to search Ruby Island, off the coast of Briar Creek, for the reputed buried treasure of Captain Kidd. This has the community in an uproar on both sides. Trudi Hargrave and Milton Duffy, are just two, who are at odds over this and are having a heated discussion at the library over this. In addition to this, John, Lindsey's former boyfriend, has shown up in Briar Creek for an extended visit.

Sully and Lindsey are taking some personal items out to Charlie who is working for salvage company and is staying on the island to guard against scavengers. As soon as they are ashore, Charlie informs them that he has discovered a body in a pit. The body turns out to be Trudi and what with her heated arguments with Milton, he becomes a prime suspect.

Lindsey is sure that Milton is in no way involved and it busy trying to the murderer. But she also must make time to impress upon John that there is no future for them as a couple. Needless to say, Sully is having problems dealing with John's sudden appearance.

All of our friends from the Crafternoon Book Group book are here to help Lindsey. Especially, Beth, who does a wonderful job as being a pirate.

Looking forward to the next book and see what Lindsey and Sully might be up to. ( )
  FredYoder | May 9, 2015 |
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For Carole Towles and Sheila Levine,
fabulous librarians and priceless gal pals,
you inspire me every day in every way. Friends until the end and then some, ladies.
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Lindsey is enjoying her second year in Briar Creek as the library director, meeting with the crafternoon club, and happily dating tour boat captain Mike Sullivan. But when a salvage company arrives in town to dig up treasure buried on Pirate Island over three hundred years ago, the locals are torn between protecting the island and welcoming the publicity.… (more)

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