Shelved under murder / Victoria Gilbert.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: In Taylorsford, Virginia, during the height of October's leaf-peeping season, library director Amy Webber, and her assistant, Sunny, prepare for the library's yard sale fundraiser--until a dead body stops them in their tracks.
    • ISBN:
      9781683315957
      1683315952
    • Accession Number:
      on1042170378
      1042170378
    • Accession Number:
      fay.573454
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      GILBERT, V. Shelved under murder. [s.l.] : Crooked Lane, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 19 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Gilbert V. Shelved under Murder. Crooked Lane; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454. Accessed November 19, 2019.
    • APA:
      Gilbert, V. (2018). Shelved under murder. Crooked Lane. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Gilbert, Victoria. 2018. Shelved under Murder. A Blue Ridge Library Mystery: [Bk. 2]. Crooked Lane. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454.
    • Harvard:
      Gilbert, V. (2018) Shelved under murder. Crooked Lane (A Blue Ridge library mystery: [bk. 2]). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454 (Accessed: 19 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Gilbert, V 2018, Shelved under murder, A Blue Ridge library mystery: [bk. 2], Crooked Lane, viewed 19 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Gilbert, Victoria. Shelved under Murder. Crooked Lane, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Gilbert, Victoria. Shelved under Murder. A Blue Ridge Library Mystery: [Bk. 2]. Crooked Lane, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Gilbert V. Shelved under murder [Internet]. Crooked Lane; 2018 [cited 2019 Nov 19]. (A Blue Ridge library mystery: [bk. 2]). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.573454

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 June #1

Amy Webber has barely recovered from the events of A Murder for the Books (2017) when she is thrust headlong into another murder, this one of a prominent local artist. Rachel LeBlanc is found dead in her studio, her husband is missing, and Amy and beau Richard find a closetful of paintings by old masters—or very good forgeries. Suspicious characters abound, from Melody Riley, the unpleasant chair of the Library Friends, to the drug dealer dating Rachel's daughter, to sketchy art dealer Kurt Kendrick. Though she tries to stay out of it (because of the risk and because, as director of the Taylorsford Library in Virginia, she is very busy with the annual Heritage Festival), a possible connection to her late artist uncle pulls her in. Aunt Lydia insists that Melody is responsible for Uncle Andrew's death, but when Amy finds more forgeries in a closet in Aunt Lydia's home, she's more determined to get answers, even as the danger increases. The arts are well represented by the painters and Richard's work as a choreographer, adding a new level of interest to this small-town cozy series. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2018 July #1

Taylorsford, VA, library director Amy Webber is not a fan of the annual Heritage Festival, as it means more work for her running a yard sale fundraiser for the library. This year, when she and her boyfriend agree to transport paintings from Rachel LeBlanc's studio, they discover the artist's body. The cache of forged paintings found behind a wall draws Amy into the police investigation because of her art history background. It's the state's art expert, though, who links the forgeries to Amy's deceased uncle, Andrew Talbot. Uncle Andrew had struggled with drug addiction, and Amy fears he might have taken to crime to fund his habit. Her main concern is protecting her Aunt Lydia. Just when Amy thinks it can't get any worse, another person is murdered. VERDICT Once again, Gilbert (A Murder for the Books) delves into small-town family secrets in this mystery that is more traditional than cozy, launching a dark and dramatic new character-driven series. Suggest for admirers of Kate Carlisle.—Lesa Holstine, Evansville Vanderburgh P.L., IN

Copyright 2018 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2018 May #3

In Gilbert's agreeable sequel to 2017's A Murder for the Books, Amy Weber, the director of the public library in Taylorsford, Va., is gearing up for the town's annual heritage festival, which will feature a sale of items to benefit the library, including two paintings donated by local artist Rachel LeBlanc. Amy and her boyfriend, the devastatingly handsome and charming Richard Muir, drive over to Rachel's farm to pick up the artwork. In Rachel's barn studio, they find her lying dead on the floor. Within minutes of the arrival of Chief Deputy Brad Tucker and his team, police discover a hidden room in the barn filled with canvases: "Morisot, Monet, de Chirico, Cézanne," according to Amy. Since Amy has an undergraduate degree in art history and is a good researcher, Brad asks Amy to lend a hand in the investigation. Art trafficking, small-town feuds, and another murder follow. Cozy fans will have fun, but seasoned mystery buffs will identify the killer too easily; Gilbert could use a few lessons in slipping clues seamlessly into the text. Agent: Frances Black, Literary Counsel. (July)

Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly.