Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, Matthew Sullivan
  • List: $19.99  |  Sale: $13.99
    Club: $9.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Author: Matthew Sullivan

Narrator: Madeleine Maby

Unabridged: 9 hr

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Published: 06/13/2017

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective

Synopsis

When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind in this fiendishly clever debut novel from an award-winning short story writer.Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs—the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store’s overwhelmed shelves. But when Joey McGinty, a young, beguiling BookFrog, kills himself in the bookstore’s back room, Lydia’s life comes unglued. Always Joey’s favorite bookseller, Lydia has been bequeathed his meager worldly possessions. Trinkets and books; the detritus of a lonely, uncared for man. But when Lydia flips through his books she finds them defaced in ways both disturbing and inexplicable. They reveal the psyche of a young man on the verge of an emotional reckoning. And they seem to contain a hidden message. What did Joey know? And what does it have to do with Lydia? As Lydia untangles the mystery of Joey’s suicide, she unearths a long buried memory from her own violent childhood. Details from that one bloody night begin to circle back. Her distant father returns to the fold, along with an obsessive local cop, and the Hammerman, a murderer who came into Lydia’s life long ago and, as she soon discovers, never completely left. Bedazzling, addictive, and wildly clever, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a heart-pounding mystery that perfectly captures the intellect and eccentricity of the bookstore milieu and will keep you guessing until the very last page.​

Recommended

A Is For Alibi, Sue Grafton
A Is For Alibi
by Sue Grafton

List: $20.00

Sale: $14.00

Club: $10.00

Narrator: Mary Peiffer,Judy Kaye
Published: 10/18/2005

Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan Doyle Adventures, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock: The Essential Arthur Conan ...
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 03/28/2017

Girl on a Train, AJ Waines
Girl on a Train
by AJ Waines

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Melissa Chambers
Published: 12/15/2015

The Punishment She Deserves A Lynley Novel, Elizabeth George
The Punishment She Deserves
by Elizabeth George

List: $30.00

Sale: $21.00

Club: $15.00

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 03/20/2018

The Pit Stop (This Stop Could be Life or Death), Carmen DeSousa
The Pit Stop
by Carmen DeSousa

List: $1.99

Sale: $1.40

Club: $0.99

Narrator: Austin Walp
Published: 01/21/2019

Squeeze Me A novel, Carl Hiaasen
Squeeze Me
by Carl Hiaasen

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 08/25/2020

Razor Girl, Carl Hiaasen
Razor Girl
by Carl Hiaasen

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: John Rubinstein
Published: 09/06/2016

Fortune and Glory A Novel, Janet Evanovich
Fortune and Glory
by Janet Evanovich

List: $19.99

Sale: $13.99

Club: $9.99

Narrator: Lorelei King
Published: 11/03/2020

Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn

List: $24.00

Sale: $16.80

Club: $12.00

Narrator: Julia Whelan
Published: 06/05/2012
{"id":"1726520","ean":"9781508236047","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore","subtitle":"","author":"Matthew Sullivan","rating_average":"3.25","narrator":"Madeleine Maby","ubr_id":"1726520","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"19.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"11.99","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Madeleine Maby","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 8 hr 59 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}