The Cracked Spine

The Cracked Spine

Book - 2016
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Delaney Nichols uproots herself from her quiet Kansas town and takes a job at The Cracked Spine in Edinburgh, only to put on her investigating cap when someone in her new life ends up dead.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2016.
Edition: First Edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781250057488
1250057485
Branch Call Number: MF SHELTON, PAIGE
Characteristics: viii, 294 pages ; 22 cm.

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maipenrai
Dec 30, 2016

(The first book in the Scottish bookshop mystery series)

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Iowagirl67
Dec 17, 2016

This is a "Scottish Bookshop Mystery". The few Scottish words are easy to translate, the characters interesting and likable. I sincerely hope that author Paige Shelton will have another story to tell about Delaney Nichols (from Kansas in America) and her employment at bookshop, The Cracked Spine.

JCLOctavia Aug 11, 2016

A cozy mystery set in Edinburgh, Scotland. A nice quick read for those who like Aunt Dimity series.

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abookandacuppa
Jul 01, 2016

I wish I could give this cozy mystery praise, but it could have been so much better. The main character seems unaware of how to conduct herself around new acquaintances. She often takes advantage of the kindness and hospitality of her new friends. The author mentions "driving on the wrong side of the road" and tells us that "closes" are alleys more times than I can count. I so love Edinburgh, but I hope to remember not to read the sequel.

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cardigramma
May 23, 2016

This is the first book in a new series by this author and I think it is the better than her other 2 series.

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