To the Tome of Murder

A Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery #7

by Lauren Elliott

Published by: Kensington

Imprint: Kensington

304 Pages, 4.00 x 7.00 x 0.00 in

  • ISBN: 9781496735126
  • On Sale: 10/26/2021
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

$8.99 (USD)

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Three weeks before Thanksgiving, bookshop owner Addie Greyborne already has a full plate—and a killer on her case...
 
Addie’s determined to turn a seemingly ordinary November in coastal Greyborne Harbor into one for the books. The windows of her shop display carefully curated works by American writers, including a rare selection of traditional holiday recipes from the influential 19th-century publication Godey’s Ladies Magazine. And then there’s the town’s Civil War-era themed cooking and baking competition, with a hefty cash prize and free publicity going to the winning dish...
 
But when she finds her cousin’s boyfriend murdered, a stunned Addie reluctantly realizes she may be the only person who can blow the cover off a grisly crime. With so many unanswered questions surrounding the victim’s death, Addie must figure out the strange connection between a mysterious vintage briefcase, the disappearance of a first edition copy of Sarah Josepha Hale’s famous nursery rhyme, “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” and a dangerously well-read culprit...