A Brush with Death

Richard King

Part of a new cosy-crime series set in an independent bookshop

Murder and mystery in the Montreal art world. For fans of Agatha Christie and M.C.Beaton, A Brush With Death is the second book in The Bookshop Mysteries, a new cosy crime series by Richard King.

When famous author Ovid Holmes is murdered in his apartment, bookshop owner and wannabe sleuth, Sam Wiseman, finds himself drawn into the investigation. As he teams up with Detective Gaston Lemieux once again, the investigative duo have their work cut out.

When they find an old newspaper article relating to a murder in the art world twenty years ago, they realise that Ovid’s research for his latest novel could have something to do with his own death. And as they delve deeper into the case, they uncover criminals who will do anything to stop their secrets from getting out . . .




Publication Date: 22 Sep 2016
ISBN Ebook: 9781785761805

Richard King

About the author

Richard King is one of the co-founders of Librarie Paragraphe Bookstore in Montreal. Previously, he worked at the Classics bookstore on St. Catherine Street, and has served on the board of the Canadian Booksellers Association, including a year as its president. He has lived all his life in Montreal.