Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Matthew Sullivan's Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a clever and compelling bibliophile mystery, sure to appeal to those whose second home is a bookstore. Lydia Smith, employee at the titular bookstore (a barely-masked clone of Denver's Tattered Cover) caters to the down and out customers lurking in the stacks, until she finds one of her favorites has killed himself in the history section with a childhood photo of Lydia in his pocket. The investigation will lead to secrets about Lydia's past she's not ready to reckon with. A good debut mystery for those who love books. Recommended by Danny

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ISBN: 9781501116858
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Published: Scribner - January 9th, 2018

When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in this “intriguingly dark, twisty” (Kirkus Reviews) debut novel from an award-winning short story writer.

Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight.

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