Whispers in the Reading Room

Shelley Gray
In stock
$15.99
Lydia's job at the library is her world--she never expected to be a suspect to a murder. And now she must rely on the one man she's not sure she can trust.Just months after the closure of the Chicago World's Fair, librarian Lydia Bancroft finds herself fascinated by a mysterious...
$15.99
Lydia's job at the library is her world--she never expected to be a suspect to a murder. And now she must rely on the one man she's not sure she can trust.

Just months after the closure of the Chicago World's Fair, librarian Lydia Bancroft finds herself fascinated by a mysterious dark-haired and dark-eyed patron. He has never given her his name; he actually never speaks to a single person. All she knows about him is that he loves books as much as she does.

Only when he rescues her in the lobby of the Hartman Hotel does she discover that his name is Sebastian Marks. She also discovers that he lives at the top of the prestigious hotel and that most everyone in Chicago is intrigued by him.

Lydia and Sebastian form a fragile friendship, but when she discovers that Mr. Marks isn't merely a very wealthy gentleman, but also the proprietor of an infamous saloon and gambling club, she is shocked.

Lydia insists on visiting the club one fateful night and suddenly is a suspect to a murder. She must determine who she can trust, who is innocent, and if Sebastian Marks--the man so many people fear--is actually everything her heart believes him to be.

"Shelley Gray writes a well-paced story full of historical detail that will invite you into the romance, the glamour . . . and the mystery surrounding the Chicago World's Fair." --Colleen Coble, USA Today bestselling author of Rosemary Cottage and the Hope Beach series

  • The Chicago World Fair Mystery series
    • Book 1--Secrets of Sloane House
    • Book 2--Deception on Sable Hill
    • Book 3--Whispers in the Reading Room
  • Book length: 86,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs


Author: Shelley Gray
Publisher: Zondervan
Published: 11/10/2015
Pages: 352
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.40w x 1.10d
ISBN: 9780310338499
Shipping policy *Free Shipping on purchases of $35 and over How long does it take to process an Order? Please allow 1 to 2 business days to ship an order excluding Sundays or holidays. This is our norm. There may be potential delays on occasion due to high volume orders or postal service problems that are outside of our control. All orders received after 12 noon CT will be processed on the next business day. How do I check the status of my order? When your order has shipped, you will receive an email notification from us which will include a tracking number you can use to check its status. Please allow 48 hours for the tracking information to become available. If you haven’t received your order within 5 to 8 business days of receiving your shipping confirmation email, please contact us at service@goodnewsbookshop.com with your name and order number, and we will look into it for you. What are my shipping charges? Shipping charges for your order will be calculated and displayed at checkout. Where do you ship to? We ship to all U.S. addresses including APO and FPO military addresses. What is your Return Policy? In the event of a damaged book or lost order please email Good News! Book Fair at service@goodnewsbookshop.com upon receiving.
You have successfully subscribed!
This email has been registered