The Mysterious Bookshop

Joyce Carol Oates - Mystery, Inc.

Have you ever wanted something so badly you could kill for it?  Identified only by the hastily--and clumsily--chosen alias Charles Brockden, the narrator of this story finds a bookstore that instantly piques his desire.  He must call it his own; he must add it to his already extensive collection of bookstores.  But surely the owner of such a fine shop wouldn't easily part from it.  Brockden forms a plan to acquire the store in such a way that no one would ever suspect foul play...through untraceable murder.  And he knows he will be successful, because he has done it before.

#21 in our bibliomystery series.

The book is available in paperback for $6.95. Signed, numbered hardcover copies (limited to 100) are available for $50, and signed, lettered hardcover copies (edition of 26) are available for $100. Use the drop down menu to choose. 


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