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A Death Long Overdue: A Lighthouse Library Mystery: 7 Hardcover – 6 January 2021

4.7 out of 5 stars 313 ratings

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Praise for A Death Long Overdue
"Exceptional...Cozy queen Gates (a pen name of Vicki Delany) is at the top of her game."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A tricky mystery and charmingly quirky characters."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A fine addition."

"[A] character-driven mystery . . . fans will be excited to catch up with Lucy."
--Library Journal

"The writing is strong with good description, heavy tension, and a good location."
--New York Journal of Books

"Satisfyingly entertaining."
--Midwest Book Review

"Well-written [and] cleverly plotted."
--Seattle Book Review

"The Lighthouse Library Mystery series will give you will feel like you are right there in the lighthouse."
--Cozy Mystery Book Reviews

"Eva Gates continues to bring new twists and turns to the series."

"Another fun book in the series."
--Red Carpet Crash

"A phenomenal read for all cozy mystery fans!"
--Fresh Fiction

Praise for the Lighthouse Library mysteries:
Delightful...Gates provides loads of eccentric and amusing suspects, shifting motives for the theft and for the murder, and a surprising solution to the mystery contained in the map.
--Publishers Weekly

A sure bet for library-loving cozy readers.

I LOVE visiting Nags Head, North the Lighthouse Library Mystery series books that is!! And the main character, Lucy Richardson, is someone I would love to hang out with.
--Cozy Mysteries Book Reviews

Simply outstanding.
--Midwest Book Review

"Romance and a mighty good mystery against a delightful picture of the Outer Banks."
--Kirkus Reviews

Readers who enjoyed Miranda James's 'Cat in the Stacks' mysteries will discover this series similarly entertaining, complete with a library, a cat, and a captivating location and sleuth.
--Library Journal starred review

"They all belong in the reader's library."
--NY Journal of Books

Eva Gates is a talented author with a knack for hitting all the right cozy mystery notes.

I look forward to the next lighthouse library mystery.
--Fresh Fiction

Total mastery of the genre...Highly recommended.
--Midwest Book Review

"Lucy is a delightful and engaging sleuth surrounded by a cast of intriguing characters in an original and unique setting."
--Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author of the Domestic Diva mysteries

"A smart whodunit....A likeable heroine."
--Sofie Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of the Magical Cats mysteries

"A library in a lighthouse? And a cat? Sign me up! A fun read for all cozy fans."
--Laurie Cass, national bestselling author of the Bookmobile Cat Mysteries

Book Description

When her former director is found dead in the water, librarian Lucy Richardson will have to get to the bottom of the mystery before the killer ends her tale.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ CROOKED LANE BOOKS (6 January 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 372 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1643854585
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1643854588
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 14.5 x 2.54 x 21.62 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars The gang's all here!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another eva gates novel
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
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3.0 out of 5 stars End of the series for me
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5.0 out of 5 stars a great cozy mystery
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