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!

Dec 22, 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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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