Bibliophile Mystery Books In Publication Order
- Homicide in Hardcover (2009)
- If Books Could Kill (2009)
- The Lies That Bind (2010)
- Murder under Cover (2011)
- Pages of Sin (2012)
- One Book in the Grave (2012)
- Peril in Paperback (2012)
- A Cookbook Conspiracy (2013)
- The Book Stops Here (2014)
- Ripped From the Pages (2015)
- Books of a Feather (2016)
- Once Upon a Spine (2017)
- Buried In Books (2018)
- The Book Supremacy (2019)
- The Grim Reader (2020)
- Little Black Book (2021)
Duke Brothers Books In Publication Order
- The Millionaire Meets His Match (2010)
- Sweet Surrender, Baby Surprise (2010)
- How to Seduce a Billionaire (2011)
Island Paradise Duet Books In Publication Order
- An Innocent in Paradise (2011)
- She’s Having the Boss’s Baby (2013)
MacLaren’s Pride Books In Publication Order
- Second-Chance Seduction (2013)
Fixer-Upper Mystery Books In Publication Order
- A High-End Finish (2014)
- This Old Homicide (2015)
- Crowned and Moldering (2015)
- Deck the Hallways (2016)
- Eaves of Destruction (2017)
- A Wrench in the Works (2018)
- Shot Through the Hearth (2019)
- Premeditated Mortar (2020)
- Absence of Mallets (2021)
Bibliophile Mystery Book Covers
Duke Brothers Book Covers
Island Paradise Duet Book Covers
MacLaren’s Pride Book Covers
Fixer-Upper Mystery Book Covers
Kate Carlisle Books Overview
murder is always a bestseller…
first in the new bibliophile mystery series!
The streets of San Francisco would be lined with hardcovers if rare book expert Brooklyn Wainwright had her way. And her mentor wouldn t be lying in a pool of his own blood on the eve of a celebration for his latest book restoration.
With his final breath he leaves Brooklyn a cryptic message, and gives her a priceless and supposedly cursed copy of Goethe’s Faust for safekeeping.
Brooklyn suddenly finds herself accused of murder and theft, thanks to the humorless but attractive British security officer who finds her kneeling over the body. Now she has to read the clues left behind by her mentor if she is going to restore justice
Murder is easy on paper. Book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is attending the world renowned Book Fair when her ex Kyle shows up with a bombshell. He has an original copy of a scandalous text that could change history and humiliate the beloved British monarchy. When Kyle turns up dead, the police are convinced Brooklyn’s the culprit. But with an entire convention of suspects, Brooklyn’s conducting her own investigation to find out if the motive for murder was a 200 year old secret or something much more personal.
Book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright returns home to San Francisco to teach a bookbinding class. Unfortunately, the program director Layla Fontaine is a horrendous host who pitches fits and lords over her subordinates. But when Layla is found shot dead, Brooklyn is bound and determined to investigate even as the killer tries to close the book on her for good.
When she receives an exquisite copy of the Kama Sutra from her best friend, Robin, to appraise and restore, Brooklyn Wainwright anticipates both recreating a beautiful book and spicing up her love life. But then Robin’s apartment is ransacked, and the great guy she recently met is murdered in her bed. Now Robin is the 1 suspect. Obviously, exploring the Kama Sutra’s bliss will have to wait until after Brooklyn finds the killer…
There may be grave consequences for bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright as she attempts to solve two murders tied to one book…
Brooklyn’s chance to restore a rare first edition of Beauty and the Beast seems a fairytale come true until she realizes the book last belonged to an old friend of hers. Three years ago, Max Adams, a renowned, brawny papermaker, fell in love with a stunning beauty, Emily, and gave her the copy of Beauty and the Beast as a symbol of their love. Soon afterward, he died in a car crash, and Brooklyn has always suspected his possessive ex girlfriend and her jealous beau. Now she decides to find out who sold the book and return it to its rightful owner Emily. She believes a rare book dealer can assist her, but when she arrives at his shop, she finds him murdered. Is it possible the same couple who may have killed Daniel is now after his edition of Beauty and the Beast? With the help of her handsome boyfriend, Derek Stone, Brooklyn must unravel the murder plot before she ends up in a plot herself…
The CEO of Duke Development had been on guard since he discovered his mother’s diabolical plot to marry him off. Him and his brothers. And when his desirable new assistant, Trish James, hinted she wanted more than just a business relationship, Adam figured she was in on the scheme. So the boss decided to play along and seduce the secretarythen put a stop to his mother s meddling marriage plans once and for all. But even Adam could not have guessed Trish s true agenda for wanting him in her bed.
Marriage and kids? Not for confirmed bachelor Cameron Duke. Then an affair with Julia Parrish changed everything. Once he discovered the pretty cupcake maker had borne him a son, Cameron’s priorities did a complete turnaround. He would marry and give his child the Duke name. But he’d be keeping his heart.A marriage of convenience? That wouldn’t have been Julia’s first choice. Yes, she had always craved Cameron, and becoming his wife could be sweet indeed. But once she said ‘I do,’ this new bride and mother realized she wanted more from her husband. She wanted love.
The first step mix business with pleasureNew hairdo? Makeup? A dress? Where did his efficient secretary go? Because the woman in front of Brandon Duke is not the Kelly Meredith who left on vacation two weeks ago. He is shocked and curiously enchanted by her transformation. She says this makeover is all part of her plan to become more seductive. And this billionaire is just the man to give his suddenly sultry assistant a few lessons in love. He’ll go slow, savor every moment and then say goodbye as long as he can remember just who is seducing who!
Grace Farrell is a genius scientist first, a woman a distant second until she meets Logan Sutherland. The self made millionaire is wickedly sexy, and with him, Grace learns a new lesson how it feels to want a man. Logan has his roving eye on Grace from the moment she steps onto his tropical island. But when he discovers she’s there under false pretenses, he orders her to leave. Faced with her refusal, the cynical bachelor works it all to his advantage. He’ll let her stay in his bed! But will one night be enough?