Con Lehane: Author of the 42nd Street Library Mysteries

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Murder Off the Page by Con LehaneThe third book in an amazing series that features crime à la library at America’s most famous institution of higher reading.

A note from bartender Brian McNulty, Raymond Ambler’s friend, confidant, and sometimes adviser, sets the librarian sleuth off on a murder investigation, one that he pursues reluctantly until a second murder upends the world as he knows it. The second victim is a lady friend of McNulty’s—and the prime suspect is McNulty himself…

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“Lehane molds a tight plot that spins on believable twists. As usual, the 42nd Street Library, with its hidden crevices and private rooms, emerges as a fully realized character. Murder Off the Page is a page turner.”
—Oline Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

“This is the perfect series for bibliophiles and those who like their murder mysteries with a hard-boiled edge.”
—Molly Odintz, CrimeReads, “The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2019, Part III”

“…fans and new readers will enjoy solving Ambler’s latest puzzle along with him. An apt choice for bibliophiles and those who like a New York City setting.”

“Those who love New York City and libraries will be rewarded.”
Publishers Weekly

“Raymond Ambler is the perfect character to show off Con Lehane’s deep love and almost encyclopedic knowledge of crime fiction. The New York City librarian truly knows both his fictional and real mean streets.”
—Ace Atkins, New York Times bestselling author

“Con Lehane, like his librarian sleuth Ray Ambler, knows how to keep his readers happy.”
—Daniel Stashower, Edgar Award-winning author