Bio: Vincent McCaffrey (vincentmccaffrey.com) is the owner of the Avenue Victor Hugo Bookshop. For nearly thirty years it was a landmark for book lovers on Boston?s Newbury Street. He recently moved the bookshop online and runs it from Abington, MA.
He reports: ?I have been paid by others to do lawn work, shovel snow, paint houses, and to be an office-boy, warehouse grunt, dishwasher, waiter, and hotel night clerk. I have since chosen at various times to be a writer, editor, publisher, and bookseller?and man-aged to pay myself occasionally for that. But the one thing I am sure of is that I was very good at shoveling snow.??
In his second bibliomystery, Boston bookhound Henry Sullivan has a new girlfriend, a new apartment, and a shelfload of troubles. Chaucer said "It is nought good a slepyng hound to wake." Henry Sullivan, bookhound, is ready to be that sleeping dog: to settle down in his new apartment and enjoy life with his new girlfriend. But the underside of the literary world won't let him go. A bookscout sells Henry a book--and is murdered later that night. An old friend asks him to investigate a case of poss... more info>>
"Death was, after all, the way Henry made his living." A bookhound, Henry Sullivan buys and sells books he finds at estate auctions and library sales around Boston and often from the relatives of the recently deceased. He's in his late thirties, single, and comfortably set in his ways. But when a woman from his past, Morgan Johnson, calls to ask him to look at her late husband's books, he is drawn into the dark machinations of a family whose mixed loyalties and secret history will have fatal res... more info>>