Past Due For Murder by Victoria Gilbert-Great Escapes Tour-Review/Giveaway
About the book
Has a curse fallen on the small town of Taylorsford, Virginia? After a young woman goes missing during a spring bonfire, library director Amy Webber must wade through the web of lies only to find a truth that she may not want to untangle.
Spring has sprung in quaint Taylorsford, Virginia, and the mayor has revived the town’s long-defunct May Day celebration to boost tourism. As part of the festivities, library director Amy Webber is helping to organize a research project and presentation by a local folklore expert. All seems well at first—but spring takes on a sudden chill when a university student inexplicably vanishes during a bonfire.
The local police cast a wide net to find the missing woman, but in a shocking turn of events, Amy’s swoon-worthy neighbor Richard Muir becomes a person of interest in the case. Not only is Richard the woman’s dance instructor, he also doesn’t have an alibi for the night the student vanished—or at least not one he’ll divulge, even to Amy.
When the missing student is finally discovered lost in the mountains, with no memory of recent events—and a dead body lying nearby—an already disturbing mystery takes on a sinister new hue. Blessed with her innate curiosity and a librarian’s gift for research, Amy may be the only one who can learn the truth in Past Due for Murder, Victoria Gilbert’s third charming Blue Ridge Library mystery.
And others are saying
I especially enjoy the time spent at the Taylorsford library and their amazing archive room. The romantics will especially love the ending in Past Due for Murder. ~The Avid Reader
With great characters and plenty of twists and turns, this story takes us on quite a ride. The blend of folklore with a smidgen of fairies and magic was a delight. ~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
Author Victoria Gilbert keeps readers engrossed and turning those pages in the BLUE RIDGE LIBRARY MYSTERIES. ~Mallory Heart’s Cozies
I loved the Appalachian setting (it’s in my blood), the folklore, and the library too. Aunt Lydia continues to be a fave as well and – even though I don’t like cats – the one in this book is too adorable not to love. ~Reading Is My SuperPower
And I thought. . . This is a series that I have come to love. I had the opportunity to read the 2nd book and really enjoyed it so I was glad to have this chance to read more.
As I said in my previous review the small quaint and quiet town of Taylorsford isn't so quiet.
There is more crime and drama happening giving the reader a few hours of reading enjoyment.
I've enjoyed the characters of the series and enjoyed them more with this one. Things change a bit when Richard Amy's boyfriend gets tangled in something and ends up becoming a person of interest in the police investigation.
This is a fun cozy series. I have enjoyed every moment and look forward to more!
I received a complimentary copy.
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