Newsletter - IF YOU LIKED...WHY NOT TRY?

Monday Dec 03 2012
by Whodunit

People often come into the store during the holidays looking to buy books for friends and family, not quite sure what they are looking for. They know what the loved one like, usually, but don’t know exactly what to buy. While we can always offer a personalized recommendation or a gift card (fits every taste!), we thought we might offer a few more general recommendations based on our bestselling books of 2012.

IF YOU LIKED: 12 Drummers Drumming and 11 Pipers Piping by C.C. Benison (Father Tom Christmas)
WHY NOT TRY: The Cold Light of Mourning by Elizabeth J. Duncan (Penny Branigan Mystery)

IF YOU LIKED: Kaleidoscope by Gail Bowen (Joanne Kilbourn)
WHY NOT TRY: Goodnight, Irene by Jan Burke (Irene Kelly)

IF YOU LIKED: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (Chief Inspector Gamache)
WHY NOT TRY: Confined Space by Deryn Collier (Bern Fortin)

IF YOU LIKED: Watching the Dark by Peter Robinson (Inspector Banks)
WHY NOT TRY: Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles Blunt (John Cardinal)

IF YOU LIKED: Death at Pemberly by P.D. James
WHY NOT TRY: Pride and Prescience by Carrie Bebris (Mr. and Mrs. Darcy)

IF YOU LIKED: The Last Six Million Seconds by John Burdett
WHY NOT TRY: The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian Hamilton (Ava Lee)

IF YOU LIKED: Standing in Another Man’s Shoes by Ian Rankin (Inspector Rebus)
WHY NOT TRY:  Skinner’s Rules By Quintin Jardine (Bob Skinner)

IF YOU LIKED: Phantom by Jo Nesbo (Harry Hole)
WHY NOT TRY: The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg (Patrik Hedstrom)

IF YOU LIKED: The Dying Light by Henry Porter
WHY NOT TRY: The Lord’s Day by Michael Dobbs (Harry Jones)

IF YOU LIKED: Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear (Maisie Dobbs)
WHY NOT TRY: Dying in the Wool by Frances Brody (Kate Shackleton)

IF YOU LIKED: Beastly Things by Donna Leon (Guido Brunetti)
WHY NOT TRY: The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri (Inspector Montalbano)

IF YOU LIKED: Crunch by Diane Mott Davidson (Goldy Schulz)
WHY NOT TRY: State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy (White House Chef Mystery)

IF YOU LIKED: Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen (Royal Spyness)
WHY NOT TRY: The War Against Miss Winter by Kathryn Miller Haines (Rosie Winter Mystery)

IF YOU LIKED: Mrs. Jeffries Defends Her Own by Emily Brightwell (Mrs. Jeffries)
WHY NOT TRY: The Body in the Belfry by Katherine Hall Page (Faith Fairchild)

IF YOU LIKED: Murder on Sisters’ Row by Victoria Thompson (Gaslight Mysteries)
WHY NOT TRY: The Ninth Daughter by Barbara Hamilton (Abigail Adams Mystery)



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