Quiet Neighbors

Quiet Neighbors

A Novel

Book - 2016
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It's the oldest bookshop in a town full of bookshops; rambling and disordered, full of treasures if you look hard. Jude found one of the treasures when she visited last summer, the high point of a miserable vacation. Now, in the depths of winter, when she has to run away, Lowell's chaotic bookshop in that backwater of a town is the safe place she runs to. Jude needs a bolt-hole; Lowell needs an assistant, and when an affordable rental is thrown in too, life begins to look up. The gravedigger's cottage isn't perfect for a woman alone, but at least she has quiet neighbors. Quiet, but not silent. The long dead and the books they left behind both have tales to tell, and the dusty rooms of the bookshop are not the haven they seem to be. Lowell's past and Jude's present are a dangerous cocktail of secrets and lies, and someone is coming in to light the taper that could destroy everything."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Woodbury, Minnesota. : Midnight Ink, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780738747620
Branch Call Number: Fic MacPh
Characteristics: 339 pages ; 22 cm


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Apr 21, 2019

Although I've read hundreds of "murder mystery" stories, I think this is the first real "mystery only" book I've ever read. Totally fascinating from the first page to the end. What a writer! I'm going to get all the rest of Catriona's books now. There are few things more exciting than finding a new author to enjoy.

Jan 18, 2018

Haven't read any of her series but really like her writing style in the stand-alones. Her characters come alive for me. Very readable.

Jul 27, 2016

When I read that Jude ran away to a book store, I knew I had to read this book. The cover does seem to suggest a horror story, but this is not the case. It's a story of family, lost, found, and made. It's about secrets, forgiveness, love, and trust. I enjoyed it quite a bit.

Jun 28, 2016

Charming but not very mysterious.

Jun 23, 2016

Not the scary book I thought it was going to be. Instead, it was insightful, heart-warming, mysterious, and filled with so many twists and turns it kept me guessing until the very end.


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