Book, Line, and Sinker

Author: Jenn McKinlay

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 769

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING LIBRARY LOVER'S MYSTERY FROM THE AUTHOR OF DUE OR DIE “Avast” in pirate speak means what?* Answering tricky reference questions like this one provides plenty of excitement for library director Lindsey Norris. But when a shocking murder is committed in her cozy coastal town of Briar Creek, Connecticut, the question of who did it must be answered before an innocent man gets the book thrown at him... Lindsey is enjoying her second year in Briar Creek as the library director, meeting with the crafternoon club, and happily dating tour boat captain Mike Sullivan. But when a salvage company arrives in town to dig up treasure buried on Pirate Island over three hundred years ago, the locals are torn between protecting the island and welcoming the publicity. In spite of the squabbling, Charlie Peyton, Lindsey’s downstairs neighbor, takes a job with the salvage company. But when Trudi Hargrave, the local tourism director who hired the company, is found murdered at the excavation site, Charlie becomes the chief suspect. To help him, Lindsey must do some digging of her own before the real killer buries the truth for good… *stop

Books on Wheels

Cooperative Learning Through Thematic Units

Author: Janice McArthur

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 169

View: 518

Presents a guide to children's literature and activities revolving around such themes as farm animals, dinosaurs, fairy tales, and poetry, along with teaching strategies that encourage children to read.

Real Hauntings — 3-Book Bundle

Spooky Sudbury/Haunted Hamilton/Tomes of Terror

Author: Mark Leslie

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 720

View: 773

This special three-book bundle collects three haunting books on the supernatural by Mark Leslie. In Spooky Sudbury and Haunted Hamilton he relays creepy tales from two of Canada’s cities. Lock the doors and turn on all the lights before you settle down with these stories, because once you begin to read about the supernatural elements that lurk within these seemingly normal towns in Southern Ontario, strange bumps in the night will take on new, more sinister meanings. In Tomes of Terror Leslie has compiled true stories of the supernatural in literary locales, complete with hair-raising first-person accounts. You may even recognize a spectre of your local library lurking in these true stories and photographs. If you have ever felt an indescribable presence hanging about a quiet bookshop, then you’ll enjoy these fascinating and haunting tales. Haunted Hamilton Spooky Sudbury Tomes of Terror

Real Hauntings 5-Book Bundle

Macabre Montreal / Creepy Capital / Spooky Sudbury / Haunted Hamilton / Tomes of Terror

Author: Mark Leslie

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 1132

View: 805

Experience a ghostly thrill with Mark Leslie’s five books on strange supernatural happenings. Macabre Montreal Montreal is steeped in history and culture. But there are dark tales, eerie stories, and ghostly spectres that come alive once the sun goes down. Creepy Capital True stories of ghostly encounters and creepy locales lurk throughout the Ottawa region. Come along with Canada’s paranormal raconteur extraordinaire, Mark Leslie, and discover the first-person accounts of ghostly happenings at landmarks throughout the historic city and surrounding towns. Haunted Hamilton From the Hermitage ruins to Dundurn Castle, from the Customs House to Stoney Creek Battlefield Park, the city of Hamilton, Ontario, is steeped in a rich history and culture. But beneath the surface of the Steel City there dwells a darker heart — from the shadows of yesteryear arise the unexplained, the bizarre, and the chilling. Spooky Sudbury From haunted mine shafts to inexplicable lights in the northern sky, there are strange things afoot in the peaceful northern municipality of Sudbury; eerie phenomenon that will amaze, give you pause, make you wonder, and have you looking twice at what might first appear to be innocent shadows. Tomes of Terror It’s been said that books have a life of their own, but there’s more than literature lurking in the cobwebbed recesses of dusty bookstores and libraries across Canada. Read about some of the most celebrated and eerie bookish haunts, and try to brush off that feeling of someone watching from just over your shoulder...

Real Hauntings 4-Book Bundle

Creepy Capital / Spooky Sudbury / Haunted Hamilton / Tomes of Terror

Author: Mark Leslie

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 932

View: 898

Experience a ghostly thrill with Mark Leslie’s four books on strange supernatural happenings. Creepy Capital True stories of ghostly encounters and creepy locales lurk throughout the Ottawa region. Come along with Canada’s paranormal raconteur extraordinaire, Mark Leslie, and discover the first-person accounts of ghostly happenings at landmarks throughout the historic city and surrounding towns. Haunted Hamilton From the Hermitage ruins to Dundurn Castle, from the Customs House to Stoney Creek Battlefield Park, the city of Hamilton, Ontario, is steeped in a rich history and culture. But beneath the surface of the Steel City there dwells a darker heart — from the shadows of yesteryear arise the unexplained, the bizarre, and the chilling. Spooky Sudbury From haunted mine shafts to inexplicable lights in the northern sky, there are strange things afoot in the peaceful northern municipality of Sudbury; eerie phenomenon that will amaze, give you pause, make you wonder, and have you looking twice at what might first appear to be innocent shadows. Tomes of Terror It’s been said that books have a life of their own, but there’s more than literature lurking in the cobwebbed recesses of dusty bookstores and libraries across Canada. Read about some of the most celebrated and eerie bookish haunts, and try to brush off that feeling of someone watching from just over your shoulder...

On Borrowed Time

Author: Jenn McKinlay

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 826

The New York Times bestselling Library Lover's mysteries continue with a hot new case... Loving a good cup of coffee runs in the family for Briar Creek library director Lindsey Norris. But when her brother, Jack, a consultant for a coffee company, goes missing, her favorite beverage becomes a key clue in a dangerous mystery. Between preparing the library for the holidays and juggling the affections of ex-boyfriend, Captain Mike Sullivan, and her new crush, actor Robbie Vine, Lindsey has her hands full. But the mysterious disappearance of her world-traveling playboy brother takes precedence over all. Afraid that involving the police could brew trouble for Jack, Lindsey takes matters into her own hands. But as her quest for her brother embroils her in a strange case involving South American business dealings and an enigmatic and exotic woman, it’ll take the help of both her library book club—the crafternooners—and her eager-to-please suitors to keep Jack from ending up in hot water… INCLUDES READING GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS

Read It and Weep

Author: Jenn McKinlay

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 908

William Shakespeare is credited with inventing how many words?* Answering Shakespeare trivia comes with the job description for library director Lindsey Norris. But when the Briar Creek Community Theater mounts their newest production of the Bard, she has no intention of leaving the stacks for the stage. Unfortunately a villain is waiting in the wings… Former Broadway actress Violet La Rue is holding auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream—and everyone from the sour spinster librarian Ms. Cole to Lindsey’s youthful library pages are trying out for parts. Brought in to play the mischievous Puck is the flirtatious professional actor Robbie Vine, who seems to have eyes for Lindsey. Before her blush has faded, the Bard’s dream turns into a nightmare—when one of the cast is poisoned. Now Lindsey and her crafternooners must take center stage to unmask the culprit before the final curtain call… *Over 17,000

The Book of Fish and Fishing - A Complete Compendium of Practical Advice to Guide Those Who Angle for All Fishes in Fresh and Salt Water

Author: Louis Rhead

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 306

View: 819

This antiquarian book contains a complete compendium of practical advice to guide those who angle for all fishes in fresh and salt water. The object of this book is to inform anglers about every kind of fresh-water and especially marine fish native to American waters. Complete with a wealth of interesting practical information, as well as being profusely illustrated, this text will be of considerable utility to those with an interests in angling in America, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection of allied literature. The chapters of this volume include: 'Popular Fresh-Water Game Fish', 'Popular Salt-Walter Game Fish', 'Popular Bottom Fresh', 'Water Fish', 'Popular Bottom Sea Fish', 'Where to Get Them', 'How to Get Them', 'When to Get Them', 'With What to Get Them', 'How to Play and How to Land Them', et cetera. This book was originally published in 1917, and it is being republished now complete with a new specially-commissioned introduction on the history of fish.

One for the Books

Author: Jenn McKinlay

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 322

View: 403

Wedding bells are ringing in the latest page-turning Library Lover's Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Word to the Wise. Love is in the air in Briar Creek as library director Lindsey Norris and boat captain Mike (Sully) Sullivan are finally tying the knot. The entire town is excited for the happy day, and Lindsey and Sully's plan for a small wedding evaporates as more and more people insist upon attending the event of the year. When Lindsey and her crafternoon pals head out to Bell Island to see if it can accommodate the ever-expanding guest list, they are horrified to discover a body washed up on the rocky shore. Even worse, Lindsey recognizes the man as the justice of the peace who was supposed to officiate her wedding ceremony. When it becomes clear he was murdered, Lindsey can't help but wonder if it had to do with the wedding. Now she has to book it to solve the mystery before it ends her happily ever after before it's even begun....