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The Cracked Spine

(2016)
(The first book in the Scottish bookshop mystery series)
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A humble book shop finds itself in the midst of a murder plot in the first novel of bestselling author Paige Shelton's glittering new series.
Delaney Nichols is on the literary adventure of a lifetime when she leaves the States for Edinburgh, Scotland, to take a job at The Cracked Spine. A legendary bookshop filled with special editions and rare manuscripts, it's a house of biblio delights - one as eclectic as those who work there: the spirited and ever-curious Rosie, along with her tiny dog, Hector; a nineteen-year-old thespian named Hamlet (of course); and Edwin, the big boss, who Delaney likes but just can't get a read on. Then there's Tom, the bartender from across the street, whose gentle brogue pulls at Delaney's heart strings - and who can rock a kilt like none other.
"Move over Claire Fraser; American bibliophile Delaney Nichols is about to take Scotland...by storm!" - Ellery Adams
But before she can settle into her new life, a precious artifact from the shop goes missing - and Delaney is terrified to find out that Edwin's sister is brutally murdered. Never did Delaney think that her dream job would turn into a living nightmare. Can she, along with Tom and her coworkers, help close the book on this killer mystery... before it's too late?
"This fun-filled read takes plenty of twists and turns on the way to the satisfying ending."
- Publishers Weekly

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Paige Shelton's The Cracked Spine

Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery
Author(s): Paige Shelton
ISBN: 1-250-05748-5 / 978-1-250-05748-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

February 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery
Author(s): Paige Shelton
ISBN: 1-250-11822-0 / 978-1-250-11822-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery)
Author(s): Paige Shelton
ISBN: 1-5159-0066-5 / 978-1-5159-0066-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery)
Author(s): Paige Shelton
ISBN: 1-5159-5066-2 / 978-1-5159-5066-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cracked Spine: Scottish Bookshop Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Paige Shelton
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Cracked Spine: Scottish Bookshop Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Paige Shelton
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Cracked Spine: Scottish Bookshop Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Paige Shelton
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Cracked Spine: Scottish Bookshop Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Paige Shelton
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery
Author(s): Paige Shelton
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU