Bookmarked for Murder
(Scrappy Librarian Mystery #1)
by Marion Moore Hill
Softcover • $16.95 • 220 pages
Kindle eBook • $3.99
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pub date: March 2015
220 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″
Mystery / Cozy / Women Sleuths /
Softcover • $16.95 • ISBN 978-1-883953-77-5
Public Libraries (librarian as protagonist)
Race Relations in the American Midwest
PRAISE FOR THE SCRAPPY LIBRARIAN SERIES
“Cleverly presented, and the characters are endearing.”
– Library Journal
“in Hill’s series featuring Wyndham, Oklahoma, public librarian Juanita Wills, Juanita has two library assistants, Meador and Mavis, who are constantly feuding via a hilarious quotation war, and the members of her book club have to be some of the most intriguing people ever to discuss the classics. Of course, Juanita can’t help but indulge her taste for amateur sleuthing, much to the chagrin of her policeman boyfriend, Wayne Cleary. . . . This series bears watching, especially by library-loving mystery mavens.”
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Bookmarked for Murder is a mystery novel featuring protagonist Juanita Wills, intrepid (aka nosy) public librarian in the small town of Wyndham, Oklahoma.
In this first book in the Scrappy Librarian series, Juanita takes on a dangerous mix of murder, local militias, and deep-seated racism, as she tries to get to the bottom of a hate crime that takes place in a local church.
Juanita is nothing if not stubborn, whether she is pestering suspects, trying to keep a book club on track, or playing referee to the “quote wars” that inspire her staff to their own version of literary mayhem.
The small-town setting is pleasantly familiar, and the story a satisfying tale of secrets unraveled and justice sought.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Marion Moore Hill is the author of the Scrappy Librarian mystery series and the Deadly Past mysteries. She lives in Durant, Oklahoma.
For book signings and speaking engagements: www.MarionMooreHill.net.
Hill is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc., and Red River Writers.