The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Book 8)

The Burglar in the Library (Bernie Rhodenbarr, Book 8)

Lawrence Block


Bookseller and New-Yorker-to-the-bone, Bernie Rhodenbarr hardly ventures out of ny, yet he's serious about the romantic getaway he has deliberate for himself and present woman love Lettice on the Cuttleford apartment, a distant upstate b&b. regrettably, Lettice has a previous engagement—she's getting married . . . and not to Bernie—so he makes a decision to take top blood brother Carolyn as a substitute. A restful respite from the massive city's bustle will be too stable to waste. in addition to, there's a truly priceless first version shelved within the Cuttleford's library that Bernie's simply itching to get his palms on. Did we overlook to say that Bernie's a burglar?

But first he's received to get round a truly useless physique at the library ground. The plot's thickened by way of an keeping apart storm from snow, downed cellphone traces, the shock arrival of Lettice and her reprehensible new hubby, and a progressively expanding corpse count number. And it's Bernie who'll need to determine whodunit . . . or die.

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