Buried in A Book

Buried in A Book

eBook - 2012
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First in a new series. After losing her job as a journalist at the age of 45, Lila Wilkins accepts an internship at A Novel Idea, a thriving literary agency in North Carolina. When a penniless aspiring author drops dead in the agency's waiting room--and Lila discovers a series of threatening letters--she's determined to find out who wrote him off.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2012.
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market edition.
ISBN: 9781101571903
110157190X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (298 pages).

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Accepting an internship at A Novel Idea, a thriving literary agency in Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, 45-year-old former journalist Lila Wilkins, while dealing with her quirky new co-workers and a stack of query letters, stumbles upon a murder mystery involving a penniless aspiring author. S... Read More »


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Shelley51
Jun 06, 2016

Loved it! Trying to find book 2 of the series to find out what happens next!!

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Thunder12
Oct 05, 2015

I liked this first book in series. I like that a middle age woman changes careers successfully and 'get a life'. Her mom is also entertaining. The 'murder' plot was feasible. The reader had a real chance to figure out 'who dune it,'

JCLOctavia Aug 23, 2013

Fast read and a fun cozy mystery.

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savtadina
Aug 06, 2013

I very much like the idea of the book and the characters are very likable: the mother of an 18-year-old boy who just graduated from high school, her mothers who seems a bit psychic, a literary agency and the people working there, a sympathetic policeman, etc. No character is developed very much. After reading the first few chapters, I almost stopped as too much took place in a short span of time--the main character Lila losing her job of 20 years, her son totaling her car and damaging equipment at the high school, the start of a new job and a man dying in front of her. But I am glad that I continued to read. It was a soothing book (when I felt lousy) and the premise is nice. There are a number of literary references to older books and notes about new books too, including a barista with a joy of reading and a lending library in her shop. The main policeman Sean is more sympathetic to Lila's "snooping" than in other cozy mysteries.

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astrella
Jun 05, 2012

The protagonist is very proud of herself. The book is good, but she's just so very proud of herself and is such an upstanding person - it's a bit detracting.

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