Killer Librarian

Killer Librarian

Large Print - 2013
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Champion of the mystery section at a small Minnesota library, Karen Nash is embarking on a dream tour of London inspired by her favorite British mysteries. But she's clueless why the love of her mid-life dumped her hours before takeoff -- until she spies him at the airport with a young honey! Deciding the best revenge is to get on the plane, Karen checks into a cozy B & B run by a charming bibliophile. But that night a guest drops out of circulation -- permanently.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, 2013, c2012
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410456038
Branch Call Number: LP MYS KIR
Characteristics: 309 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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tomato Oct 30, 2016

Intriguing first novel. A "cozy" with an American librarian in London. Ending a bit contrived, but I would like to read more!

Chapel_Hill_KenMc Dec 22, 2014

A leisurely-paced "cozy," there's not much here that's interesting.

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Shelley51
Apr 30, 2014

This book is the first in a series. As is quite common it struggles a little. It is a fun read and an interesting view of London.

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lpreston214
Aug 12, 2013

Fun little cozy mystery with all the ingredients. Attractive "older woman", loves books, librarian, jilted by one lover, finds another. Oh, and a bucket of money lands in her lap at the end to ensure she'll have lots of freedom in future books. Another Aurora Teagarden w/o the southern feistiness.

LaughingOne Jun 09, 2013

I need my protagonists to be believable, at least to you and, alas, Karen just isn't.

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sunflower1207
Feb 08, 2013

I enjoyed the main character's voice and could identify with her and her confusion with the boyfriend betraying her and her attraction to the B&B owner. Enjoyed the details about London through her eyes. A good mystery about London, English authors and a mid-life change of attitude about life.

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annekim9
Dec 30, 2012

Entertaining cozy mystery about a Minnesota librarian who gets dumped by her boyfriend just hours before they are to leave on a much anticipated first trip to London. He takes another woman in her place. Our brokenhearted yet determined-to-see-London heroine Karen buys another ticket and flies over on their flight, half-seriously planning revenge. I loved the references to London, books, and the ending was just perfect. To be a series. Written by Mary Logue using the pen name Mary Lou Kirwin. HCL librarian Mary S. is mentioned in Kirwin's acknowledgments!

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