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Author Carlisle, Kate, 1951- author.

Title Once upon a spine : a bibliophile mystery / Kate Carlisle.

Publication Info. New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M CARLISLE,KAT    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M CARLISLE,K    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Fiction, Mystery    M CARLISLE,K    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 279 pages ; 22 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Series A bibliophile mystery
Carlisle, Kate, 1951- Bibliophile mystery.
Summary "San Francisco bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright stumbles through the looking glass in a tale of murder, rare books, and a quest for the perfect pie. . . . Brooklyn's oh-so-proper future in-laws are traveling from England to meet her, and if that's not enough to set her on edge, rumors abound that the charming Courtyard Shops across the street may be replaced by high-rise apartments. Their trendy neighborhood will be ruined unless Brooklyn and her fiance Derek Stone, can persuade the shopkeepers not to sell. But with a rare edition of Alice in Wonderland causing bad blood at the Brothers Bookshop and a string of petty vandalism making everyone nervous, Brooklyn and Derek feel like they're attempting six impossible things before breakfast. Then the owner of the Rabbit Hole juice bar is felled by his own heavy shelves, and the local cobbler lies dead beside him. An accident . . . or something more sinister? Things get curiouser and curiouser when a second priceless copy of Alice is discovered. Will it stir up more trouble within the close-knit community? As the Brits descend, Brooklyn learns they're not so stuffy after all. Derek's dad is won over with chocolate cream pie, and his psychic mum would kill to help Brooklyn solve this murder--before another victim takes a tumble"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women bookbinders -- Fiction.
Books -- Conservation and restoration -- Fiction.
Rare books -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Other Form: Online version: Carlisle, Kate, 1951- Once upon a spine First edition. New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2017 9780698411111 (DLC) 2017001246
ISBN 9780451477729 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0451477723 (hardback ; alk. paper)

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