By Jo Dereske

Librarian extraordinaire leave out Helma Zukas wakes up at the morning of her forty-second birthday within the throes of multiple midlife main issue. Her championing a suite of neighborhood authors' works ignites a firestorm of jealousy and anger in Bellehaven. She's blackmailed by way of her conniving boss, library director may perhaps Apple Moon, into attending staff counseling classes - and of the contributors happen lifeless. An obnoxiously bubbly new librarian is popping the pinnacle of Helma's longtime admirer, Police leader Wayne Gallant. And worst of all, her uncuddly tom cat significant other, Boy Cat Zukas disappears.

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