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Ripped From the Pages

Ripped From the Pages

Book - 2015
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"Excited to explore the secrets of wine country, Brooklyn attends an excavation of the caves hidden deep under her parents' commune--and the findings are explosive. A room is unearthed, and it contains a treasure trove of artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry--and a perfectly mummified body. A closer examination of the murdered man's possessions reveals a valuable first edition of Jules Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Hidden in the book is a secret map that unveils an even greater hoard of treasures brought to California by French winemakers fleeing the Nazi invasion with the commune leader's grandfather, Anton, among them"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Obsidian, [2015]
ISBN: 9780451416001
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 22 cm


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“Ripped from the Pages” by Kate Carlisle is a light and entertaining murder mystery set in a Sonoma wine country commune where all the usual characters play a part assisting in and deflecting inquiries made by book binder Brooklyn Wainwright. The story is peopled by Guru Bob, his following, and t... Read More »

When book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright temporarily relocates to her parents’ house in Northern California, she finds that wooden barrels aren’t the only things stored in wine caves. In one cave a room is discovered containing artwork, rare books, a chest of jewelry, and a mummified body….

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Oct 25, 2015

Cute series. Fun characters.


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