Dewey Decimated (A Haunted Library Mystery)
by Allison Brook
I am giving Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook five stars, recommending it to anyone who wants an excellent September read. You might want to enjoy a nice mug of apple cider while you are at it!
~Baroness’ Book Trove
I highly recommend Dewey Decimated and the Haunted Library series to fans of cozy mysteries, and especially for anyone who enjoys small-town settings, a gentle paranormal element, and cats
~View From The Birdhouse
DEWEY DECIMATED combines greed and family dynamics in a captivating ghostly mystery.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
Dewey Decimated is a fun and calming read from Allison Brook. Over all rating for Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook: 4 stars
~Nadenness In Motion
Cozy mystery lovers will enjoy Dewey Decimated for its realistic characters and well-plotted mystery. They’ll appreciate the little details that make this delightful cozy mystery book come to life. I highly recommend it!
~Christy’s Cozy Corners
Makes for a fabulously fun read that is sure to delight cozy fans. I totally loved it so I give it 5/5 stars.
~Books A Plenty Book Reviews
Bottom Line: I’ve come to expect smart plots, charming characters, and intriguing twists from this series, and Dewey Decimated fits right in.
~Reading is my Superpower
Dewey Decimated is a fun and calming read from Allison Brook.
~Nadaness In Motion
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well- crafted cozy mystery. I really enjoyed this book, as well as the others in the series.
About Dewey Decimated
Dewey Decimated (A Haunted Library Mystery)
6th in Series
Setting – Connecticut
Crooked Lane Books (September 6, 2022)
Hardcover : 336 pages
ISBN-10 : 1639100903
ISBN-13 : 978-1639100903
Digital ASIN : B09N6M1SNP
Librarian Carrie Singleton is back on the case, alongside library ghost Evelyn, in the sixth installment of Agatha Award nominee Allison Brook’s Haunted Library mysteries.
Carrie Singleton is just off a hot string of murder cases centered around the spooky local library in Clover Ridge, Connecticut. She could really use a break—but no such luck, as she; Smoky Joe, the resident cat; and Evelyn, the library’s ghost, are drawn into another tantalizing whodunit.
First, a dead body is found in the basement of the building attached to the library, and it turns out to be Carrie’s fiancé’s Uncle Alec, who Dylan hasn’t seen in years. But Alec has no intention of truly checking out, and his ghost makes itself at home in the library, greatly upsetting the patrons. Carrie and Evelyn work hard to keep Alec out of sight, but what was he doing in Clover Ridge to begin with? And why was he killed?
Meanwhile, the town council, of which Carrie is also a member, is embroiled in a hot-headed debate over the fate of the Seabrook Preserve, a lovely and valuable piece of property that runs along Long Island Sound. Turn it into an upscale park? Sell it to a condo developer? Or keep it as protected land?
As the dispute rages, there’s another murder, this time involving a council member. Could the two murders be connected? And could Carrie be next on the hit list?
About Allison Brook
A former Spanish teacher, Marilyn Levinson writes mysteries, romantic suspense, and novels for kids. Her books have received many accolades. As Allison Brook, she writes the Haunted Library series. DEATH OVERDUE, the first in the series, was an Agatha nominee for Best Contemporary Novel in 2018. Other mysteries include the Golden Age of Mystery Book Club series and the Twin Lakes series.
Her juvenile novel, Rufus and Magic Run Amok, was an International Reading Association-Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice. And Don’t Bring Jeremy was a nominee for six state awards.
Marilyn lives on Long Island, where many of her books take place. She loves traveling, reading, doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku, and chatting on FaceTime with her grandkids.
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