Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The Secret of Lost Things

The Secret of Lost Things
by Sheridan Hay

Rosemary, a lovely & naive woman from Tasmania, is thrust into the New York City world of eccentric book dealers & collectors following the death of her mother. Set in the Arcade (aka NYC's The Strand), she becomes entangled in a mystery involving a lost manuscript of Herman Melville. The plot thickens as staff manipulate her for clues to its whereabouts by using her as a ploy.
Full of intrigue & quirky characters, this is a novel for bibliophiles who dream of acquiring rare books.


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