The writing in this cozy is sophisticated, the career details new and fresh, the characters sympathetic, vivid and realistic and the mystery compelling. This is a cozy that even non-fans of the genre would enjoy.

Brooklyn Wainwright is a master bookbinder and restorer. In this third of the series, she is back in San Francisco hired to teach a bookbinding class at Bay Area Book Arts. Unfortunately her boss, Layla Fontaine, is manipulative and enjoys her power. When a series of murders take place, Brooklyn must solve them before more people are hurt. (OBSIDIAN, Nov., 304 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Page Traynor