Murder on the Half Shelf

Murder on the Half Shelf

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Tricia Miles--owner of Haven't Got a Clue, the best mystery bookstore in Stoneham, New Hampshire--once again plays amateur sleuth as she is unexpectedly reunited with a man from a chapter of her life she closed long ago...

The town of Stoneham is a haven for bookstores, but it is sadly lacking in bed-and-breakfasts. Fortunately Pippa and Jon Comfort's Sheer Comfort Inn is about to open, and the couple has offered some locals a free night as a trial run.

But it won't be so easy to sleep after Tricia makes two startling discoveries: Pippa's murdered body in the backyard, and the fact that Pippa's husband, Jon, is actually Harry Tyler, a man Tricia loved--and believed dead--for nearly twenty years.

Though Harry is the prime suspect, Tricia doesn't believe him capable of murder, even though he's led a life of lies. Especially when she discovers that Pippa had a few secrets of her own--some that may have been worth killing for.

Includes recipes.
ISBN: 9780425262733
Branch Call Number: Mystery


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Jun 05, 2018

I couldn't take this story and found that the protagonist had no pride or backbone...Like the other said, not a lot of character development. I won't read this author again.

Oct 29, 2015

As usual Ms. Barrett comes through with a winner. I have been loving this series and hope that there are still many more to come. I am getting very fond of the characters and find myself rooting for Grant Baker to be the man for Tricia.

Apr 08, 2014

Only an OK read, though I may try others in the series. Characters don't have much depth and the heroine is almost pitiable in her constant need for a man in her life. The murder seems almost secondary. As for the setting, I guess it's a tourist town but with so many bookstores and cafes, how does such a small place sustain them. None ever seem to have any customers!

Jun 10, 2013

The scene where Angelica burns down the tv station is hilarious to me... and spooky! Great addition to the series, although I expected the "surprise" last sentence to happen at the beginning of the book based on the last couple of outings.

Love this series!

Aug 22, 2012

Good book as usual, but the characters don't seem to be going anywhere (i.e. not much character development).

sweetpea916 Aug 20, 2012

This series takes place in a cozy little book town. After reading each book it makes you wish there was a town like this that you could go visit. Of course, with out all the murder. Well written series. The author has started another series but I like this one a little better.

Jul 27, 2012

another murder in this cozy town, past and broken relationships add conflict and barriers to finding the culprit.

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