The New York Times bestselling author of Plot Boiler takes us back to Pettistone’s Fine Books, where Hamlet the cat isn’t the only shadowy figure lurking around the Brooklyn brownstone…
As Thanksgiving approaches, Darla Pettistone is preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year. They’ve recently launched their online store, where one anonymous bidder is offering a suspiciously high price for an antique book—and Darla doesn’t need Hamlet’s special senses to know that something isn’t quite right.
However, there’s no time to think about that after Darla’s roped into helping bridezilla Connie Capello get ready for her big day. After looking at wedding dresses, Darla and Connie head to an antique store to find her “something old”—but they find someone dead instead. When Darla learns that the shop carried a copy of the book that her mysterious bidder is after, she suspects she’ll need Hamlet’s help to discover who penned the poor soul’s final chapter, before someone else is read their last rites…
About the Author
Ali Brandon is the New York Times bestselling author of the Black Cat Bookshop Mysteries, and, writing under her real name, Diane A.S. Stuckart, penned the popular Leonardo da Vinci historical mystery series. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and the Cat Writers' Association, as well as caretaker to three spoiled felines.
Praise for the Black Cat Bookshop Mysteries “A charming, cozy read, especially if cats are your cup of tea.”—Elaine Viets, national bestselling author of Checked Out “A fun mystery that kept me guessing to the end!”—Rebecca M. Hale, New York Times bestselling author of How to Catch a Cat
“Ali Brandon has designed an amazing bookstore.”—Open Book Society
“Catnip for whodunit aficionados.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
“I can’t get enough of Hamlet.”—Socrates’ Book Reviews