By day, these fictional and real-life librarians are helping patrons from behind the circulation desk, but come nighttime they’re solving mysteries, mending hearts, and writing novels.
Crusader By Night
Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine
With the future of the Great Library in doubt, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone must decide if it’s worth saving in this thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.
Time Traveler By Night
The Mortal World by Genevieve Cogman
In the latest novel in Genevieve Cogman’s historical fantasy series, the fate of worlds lies in the balance. When a dragon is murdered at a peace conference, time-travelling Librarian spy Irene must solve the case to keep the balance between order, chaos . . . and the Library.
Amateur Sleuth By Night
The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams
In New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams’ intriguing new Secret, Book, and Scone Society novel, librarian-turned-bookseller Nora Pennington and her fiction loving friends in small-town Miracle Springs, North Carolina, encounter a young woman desperately in need of a new beginning.
Heart Mender By Night
The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
A gorgeously written, tender, and wise novel about love and forgiveness in 1960s Australia, in which a lonely farmer finds his life turned upside down by the arrival of a vibrant librarian.
Debut Author By Night
Star-Crossed by Minnie Drake
A debut novel written by a librarian, Star-Crossed is an adorable and addictive love story that explores whether the stars can or should be a guide through life and what happens when one woman tries to give the stars a little help.
Seasoned Author By Night
The Den by Abi Maxwell
Written by a New Hampshire librarian, The Den is a luminous, hypnotic story of youth, sex, and power that tells of two young women who find themselves ostracized from the same small New England community for the same reasons—though they are separated by 150 years.
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