Shelved Under Murder: A Blue Ridge Library Mystery
by Victoria Gilbert
This is a mystery with lots of twists, turns, and secrets. It isn’t just a cut and dry mystery. . .
~Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews
The author does have a way of making you feel like you are right there in the midst of things and making you feel empathy for the characters . . .
~Curling Up By The Fire
Shelved Under Murder is an inviting cozy mystery with congenial characters, lovely setting and a stimulating whodunit.
~The Avid Reader
I really enjoyed this book and was so impressed with the details the author uses about art.
SHELVED UNDER MURDER is a delightful mystery that held my interest and didn’t let go.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
This book is truly incredible at creating an elaborate mystery for us to follow.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews
I really enjoy reading about Amy’s time at the library (I think I am in the wrong profession!), and there’s a great cast of supporting characters in this series.
~The Book’s the Thing
Some great characters make Shelved Under Murder a really good read that kept me turning the pages.
~My Reading Journeys
Victoria Gilbert has done it again and I want more and more (please Ms. Gilbert!), the way local people and local history are combined to make a cohesive whole is wonderful.
~A Wytch’s Book Review Blog
A charming setting in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A cast of delightful (and layered) characters. An intriguing mystery and a taste of art. A swoony romance. All of these elements make up the entertaining Shelved Under Murder!
~Reading Is My SuperPower
The mystery was quite elaborate, while the additional storylines and well-developed characters added those subtle red herrings and remarkable twists necessary to keep readers guessing.
~That’s What She’s Reading
If you look for mysteries that will have you in step with the character and falling in love with the setting, this is the book for you.
Ms. Gilbert has written a mystery with great substance and allowed her characters to shine. She also brings the setting to life with her words. I enjoyed this book from the first page to the last.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
I have to start by saying this book was SO good! I was immediately sucked in and I had a very hard time putting it down when life called.
~The Montana Bookaholic
This book was very well written and flowed really well. I enjoyed reading about this town as I live close to the Blue Ridge Mountains of VA.
~Melina’s Book Blog
About the Book
Shelved Under Murder: A Blue Ridge Library Mystery
2nd in Series
Crooked Lane Books (July 10, 2018)
Hardcover: 300 pages
Digital: ASIN: B075QJHPR9
Autumn leaves aren’t the only things falling in the historic Virginia village of Taylorsford—so are some cherished memories, and a few bodies.
October in Taylorsford, Virginia means it’s leaf peeping season, with bright colorful foliage and a delightful fresh crew of tourists attending the annual Heritage Festival which celebrates local history and arts and crafts. Library director Amy Webber, though, is slightly dreading having to spend two days running a yard sale fundraiser for her library. But during these preparations, when she and her assistant Sunny stumble across a dead body, Amy finds a real reason to be worried.
The body belonged to a renowned artist who was murdered with her own pallet knife. A search of the artist’s studio uncovers a cache of forged paintings, and when the sheriff’s chief deputy Brad Tucker realizes Amy is skilled in art history research, she’s recruited to aid the investigation. It doesn’t seem to be an easy task, but when the state’s art expert uncovers a possible connection between Amy’s deceased uncle and the murder case, Amy must champion her Aunt Lydia to clear her late husband’s name.
That’s when another killing shakes the quiet town, and danger sweeps in like an autumn wind. Now, with her swoon-inducing neighbor Richard Muir, Amy must scour their resources to once again close the books on murder.
About the Author
Victoria Gilbert, raised in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, turned her early obsession with reading into a dual career as an author and librarian. She has worked as a reference librarian, research librarian, and library director.
When not writing or reading, Victoria likes to spend her time watching films, gardening, or traveling. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers, and is represented by Frances Black at Literary Council, NY, NY.
Victoria lives in North Carolina with her husband and some very spoiled cats. This is her first Blue Ridge Library mystery.
Facebook author page: https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaGilbertMysteryAuthor/
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