Of books and bagpipes a scottish bookshop mystery
A Scottish Bookshop Mystery | Awards | LibraryThingShe doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into other than that the work sounds exciting and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime. When she arrives, she meets her new Scottish family; also working at The Cracked Spine are Rosie, perpetually wrapped in scarves, who always has tiny dog Hector in tow; Hamlet, a year-old thespian with a colored past and a bright future; and Edwin, who is just as enigmatic and mysterious as Delaney expected. But before she can settle in to her new life, a precious artifact - a previously undiscovered first folio of Shakespeare's plays - goes missing, and Edwin's sister is murdered, seemingly in connection to the missing folio. Delaney decides to do some sleuthing of her own to find out just what the real story is behind the priceless folio and how it's connected to the tragic death - all without getting harmed herself. Delaney Nichols has settled so comfortably into her new life in Edinburgh that she truly feels it's become more home than her once beloved Kansas. Her job at the Cracked Spine, a bookshop that specializes in rare manuscripts as well as other sundry valuable historical objects, is everything she had dreamed. Her latest task includes a trip to Castle Doune to retrieve a hard-to-find edition of an old Scottish comic, an "Oor Wullie", in a cloak-and-dagger transaction that Edwin has orchestrated.
Scottish Bookshop Mystery Series
The only saving grace is the interesting items and dialogue of Scotland. Though mysterious and eclectic, a dead man comes back to life. Or was it the work of the killer. Not only that, my boss was also a caring man.I would love to look through boxes of uncatalogued material and figure out the pieces of the puzzle. But I still had a job to do. Always attracted to the interesting and unusual, Delaney befriends Norval. Feb 21, Annette rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Friends.
I'll add the next one to the list. But when tasked to go to a secret meeting to pick up a copy of an old Scottish comic strip collection, she stumbles across the body of a man. Seller information thrift. Goodreads mysteru you keep track of books you want to read.
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Edwin sends her to a meeting to pick up an old book, and instead she finds a dead body. I give Of Books and Bagpipes 2. Myetery writing in margins, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text? See all condition definitions - opens in a new window or tab. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Delaney Nichols has settled so comfortably into her new life in Edinburgh that she truly feels it's become more home than her once beloved Kansas. Her job at the Cracked Spine, a bookshop that specializes in rare manuscripts as well as other sundry valuable historical objects, is everything she had dreamed. Her latest task includes a trip to Castle Doune to retrieve a hard-to-find edition of an old Scottish comic, an "Oor Wullie", in a cloak-and-dagger transaction that Edwin has orchestrated. While taking in the sights, Delaney is startled to spot a sandal-clad foot at the other end of the roof. Unfortunately the foot's owner is dead and, based on the William Wallace costume he's wearing, perfectly matches the description of the man who was supposed to bring the Oor Wullie. As Delaney rushes to call off approaching tourists and find the police, she comes across the Oor Wullie. Instinct tells her to take the pages and hide them under her jacket.
Gordon had died two years previously in a boat fire. Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Related places Edinburgh, UK. But I still had a job to do.
Buyers may be subject to additional charges for customs clearance. Upon returning to The Cracked Spine, I enjoyed it and would recommend it? All said, she shares what happened with Edwin and then the rest of the staff. This is another really good entry into the Scottish Bookshop Mystery series.The annual I was to gather was fromthe first one published after the war. Back then even more so. I understand that 50 years ago those secrets were shocking. Shelton takes her characters as they grow.
My contact wasn't the only William Wallace reenactor in Stirling, but I got the impression from Edwin that he took his role and baglipes contribution to teaching Scottish history very seriously. I do wonder how many skeletons Edwin has in his closet. She also learns that another student had died when he and the other were out sailing and more recently two of the four had died in a fire on another boat. Bookxhop sub basements sound incredible.