Murder in the Paperback Parlor

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Murder in the Paperback Parlor

A Book Retreat Mystery, #2

Jane Steward is a widow and loving mother to twin boys, Fitzgerald and Hemingway A.K.A. Fitz and Hem. She is the manager of an enchanting estate in western Virginia. Storyton Hall is a book lover’s delight! It has many libraries and thousands of books to fill each guest’s request.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Jane arranges, Romancing the Reader week. Storyton Hall is filled with Romance novel enthusiasts. There are plenty of activities for them to enjoy. Some of which, are with a panel of famous Romance authors, featuring Romance diva extraordinaire, Rosamund York.

Not everyone is filled with hearts, flowers, and love at Storyton Hall. Rosamund York is found murdered in the garden. Will Jane, along with her staff and friends, find the murderer? Or will another guest be permanently checked out?

“Murder in the Paperback Parlor” is a phenomenal book! It is full of mystery, intrigue, and suspects. It has plenty of twists and turns along the way, as you join Jane on her quest to expose a killer.

Ellery Adams has written a spectacular story with “Murder in the Paperback Parlor”! In it, you will find dynamic people, a secret library, and even a hidden passage way or two.

I am looking forward to reading the next book, in the Book Retreat Mystery series, when once again Ellery Adams takes us to winsome Storyton Hall!


Book Blurb for Murder in the Paperback Parlor

The New York Times bestselling Book Retreat mysteries feature Storyton Hall, the perfect getaway for literature lovers—except when a guest tries to get away with murder…

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Jane Steward is organizing a week of activities for fans of love stories at her book-themed resort. But her Regency readers barely have time to brush up on their Jane Austen before tragedy strikes Storyton Hall. Rosamund York, one of the most celebrated authors in attendance, is killed.

Rosamund had as many enemies as she did admirers, including envious fellow novelists, a jealous former lover, and dozens of angry fans. It’s up to Jane, with the help of her book club, the Cover Girls, to catalogue the list of suspects and find a heartless killer quickly—before the murderer writes someone else off…


Night Owl Reviews Sep, 2015 4.50