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Murder at the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane

By Grant McKenzie Murder at the 42nd Street Library is Con Lehane’s first book in an irresistible new series that introduces librarian and amateur sleuth R Source: Murder at the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane


The Wonders of the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane

Con Lehane, author of MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY, discusses the wonders of the Schwarzman Building. Make sure to comment at the bottom for a chance to win a copy of his book! Source: The Wonders of the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane

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Publishers Weekly Feb 1, 2016

Publishers Weekly Feb 1, 2016 Murder at the 42nd Street Library Con Lehane. Minotaur, $25.99 (320p) ISBN 978-1-250-00996-8 Lehane’s enjoyable first in a new series introduces crime fiction librarian Raymond “Ray” Ambler (possibly a nod to authors Raymond Chandler and Eric Ambler). When a researcher is shot dead at the New York Public Library and a potshot is taken at special collections head Harry Larkin, Ambler starts to ask questions. He soon learns of a rivalry between the murdered man and Maximilian Wagner, the would-be biographer of Nelson Yates, a mystery author who has deposited his papers at the library […]

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Kirkus Starred Review

A biographer is killed inside one of the world’s premier research libraries. The New York Public Library of the 1990s, edged by wino-infested Bryant Park, would have seemed a more likely scene for murder than the contemporary version, with the park full of “sculpted ivy beds, a small, cheerful merry-go-round, and fashionable Manhattanites sipping lattes from a kiosk,” muses librarian Raymond Ambler, who works in the crime-fiction collection. Still, somebody shot Dr. James Donnelly in the office of Harry Larkin, who runs the Special Collections Division. NYPD homicide detective Mike Cosgrove  wants to know who, and he can’t think of […]