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Elizabeth Spann Craig

Autor(a) de Delicious and Suspicious

51 Works 1,626 Membros 68 Críticas 1 Favorited

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Obras por Elizabeth Spann Craig

Delicious and Suspicious (2010) 177 exemplares, 13 críticas
A Body in the Backyard (A Myrtle Clover Mystery) (2012) 138 exemplares, 5 críticas
Progressive Dinner Deadly (2011) 135 exemplares, 1 crítica
A Dyeing Shame (2006) 133 exemplares, 6 críticas
Finger Lickin' Dead (2011) 97 exemplares, 9 críticas
Pretty is as Pretty Dies (2009) 94 exemplares, 2 críticas
Quilt or Innocence (2012) 93 exemplares, 3 críticas
Knot What It Seams (2013) 73 exemplares
Hickory Smoked Homicide (2011) 56 exemplares, 3 críticas
Checked Out (2019) 54 exemplares, 4 críticas
Quilt Trip (2013) 53 exemplares, 1 crítica
Death at a Drop-In (2013) 45 exemplares
Rubbed Out (2013) 39 exemplares, 4 críticas
Shear Trouble (2014) 38 exemplares, 1 crítica
Death Pays a Visit (2014) 38 exemplares, 3 críticas
A Body at Book Club (2014) 36 exemplares
Tying the Knot (2015) 35 exemplares, 1 crítica
A Body at Bunco (2015) 26 exemplares, 2 críticas
Murder on Opening Night (2015) 21 exemplares, 1 crítica
Patch of Trouble (2016) 20 exemplares, 1 crítica
Overdue (2019) 16 exemplares
Rest in Pieces (2018) 16 exemplares, 1 crítica
On Pins and Needles (2018) 15 exemplares, 1 crítica
Fall to Pieces (2017) 14 exemplares
Fit To Be Tied (2019) 13 exemplares
Cleaning is Murder (2018) 12 exemplares
Pressed for Time (2017) 12 exemplares, 1 crítica
Borrowed Time (2020) 10 exemplares
Embroidering the Truth (2020) 10 exemplares
Edit to Death (2019) 9 exemplares, 1 crítica
A Body in the Trunk (2018) 9 exemplares, 1 crítica
Cooking is Murder (2017) 9 exemplares, 1 crítica
Hush-Hush (2020) 8 exemplares
Cruising for Murder (2016) 8 exemplares, 2 críticas
Where There's a Will (2021) 6 exemplares
Hushed Up (2019) 6 exemplares
Knot a Clue (2020) 5 exemplares
Death at a Diner (2022) 5 exemplares
A Dash of Murder (2022) 5 exemplares
Murder on the Ballot (2020) 5 exemplares
A Body in the Attic (2020) 5 exemplares
Frictional Characters (2022) 4 exemplares
Death of a Suitor (2021) 4 exemplares
Spine-Tingling (2022) 4 exemplares
End of Story (2023) 3 exemplares
A Novel Idea (2023) 3 exemplares
A Myrtle Clover Christmas (2022) 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Librarian Ann Beckett loves her job. Spending all day surrounded by books, helping patrons to socialise or discover the resources available, finding new books to recommend and being part of the community makes her happy - even if she doesn't have many close friends or a partner to share with. She just wishes everyone else would agree and stop trying to set her up on blind dates. But when her latest blind date results in death, her curiosity is aroused and she finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation, sleuthing her way to the guilty party.

Elizabeth Spann Craig is pretty much my go to when I want a relaxing cosy mystery with a decent plot and funny characters. And the first book of the Village Library Mysteries is no exception. Plus it's based in a library. I mean it's hard not to love it for that alone.

Ann was great. I liked her humour and easy going attitude. Her sleuthing was low key nosy and it suited her style. The cast of characters were all great as well - I loved the library manager, Wilson, the children's librarian, Luna and the police chief, Burton and I adored the sense of community the library fostered. I'm not a cat person but I enjoyed the inclusion of the library cat and how he won over the patrons and Wilson into keeping him about. Plus I loved the discussions about books and movies - like Ann I'm always on the lookout for recommendations to add to my reading/watching list. You know that list that's thousands and thousands of books and movies long. But of course, new reccs.

The plot was well constructed and kept me entertained sleuthing along with Ann. I didn't guess who it was but then I very rarely do. I enjoyed the twists and turns of the investigation and the reveal of the guilty party.

An enjoyable start to a new cosy mystery series. 4 stars.
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funstm | 3 outras críticas | Sep 7, 2023 |
nlb1050 | Feb 7, 2023 |
Another great book by Ms. Craig. Love this series.
nlb1050 | Feb 4, 2023 |
I didn't care for this book at all. I found the main character to be extremely annoying. I also disliked the callous way that no one was particularly upset by the murders and regularly joked about them. It just didn't seem realistic. I gave this 2 stars because I was able to finish it but barely.
DanHelfer | 4 outras críticas | Dec 29, 2022 |


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