The Book Supremacy
13th Bibliophile Mystery
In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright investigates a mysterious spy novel linked to a string of murders...
Newlyweds Brooklyn and Derek are enjoying the final days of their honeymoon in Paris. As they're browsing the book stalls along the Seine, Brooklyn finds the perfect gift for Derek, a first edition James Bond novel, The Spy Who Loved Me. When they bump into Ned, an old friend from Derek’s spy days, Brooklyn shows him her latest treasure.
Once they're back home in San Francisco, they visit a spy shop Ned mentioned. The owner begs them to let him display the book Brooklyn found in Paris as part of the shop's first anniversary celebration. Before they agree, Derek makes sure the security is up to snuff—turns out, the unassuming book is worth a great deal more than sentimental value.
Soon after, Derek is dismayed when he receives a mysterious letter from Paris announcing Ned’s death. Then late one night, someone is killed inside the spy shop. Are the murders connected to Brooklyn's rare, pricey book? Is there something even more sinister afoot? Brooklyn and the spy who loves her will have to delve into the darkest parts of Derek's past to unmask an enemy who's been waiting for the chance to destroy everything they hold dear.
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BUY THE BOOK:
"Book lovers and Bond fans won’t want to miss this cozy."
"This engrossing story winds between Paris and San Francisco. . . with a compelling mystery that's hard to put down, and highly recommended for bibliophiles and mystery fans alike."
—Midwest Book Review
"Unconventional and intricately plotted, this mystery builds in intensity, while the suspense is relieved by moments involving books, friends, and food… Readers of Carolyn Hart’s Death on Demand series will appreciate."
—Library Journal, starred review
"Details about book restoration and spy gadgets add a layer of intrigue to this fascinating bibliomystery."
—Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association
Berkley, Hardcover, June 2019, ISBN: 978-0451491404