Knock on Wood

Superstition Mystery #2

by Linda O. Johnston

Midnight Ink

October 8, 2015

ISBN-10: 0738745529

ISBN-13: 9780738745527

Available in: Trade Size

Knock on Wood
by Linda O. Johnston

Rory Chasen, now the manager of the Lucky Dog Boutique in
Destiny, California, is delighted when her closest friend
Gemma Grayfield, a librarian, comes for a visit. But Gemma
arrives early and seems upset. It turns out she has broken
up with her boyfriend, Frank Shorester. Gemma is soon hired
to manage the Broken Mirror Bookstore. Frank follows her to
Destiny, where Gemma is also wooed by two local men. Rory
may be a little jealous—until one of those men, Deputy
Mayor Bevin Dermot, turns up dead. Bevin is known for
knocking on wood for everything, but despite Destiny being
all about superstitions that did not save his life.

tries to help Gemma clear herself of being a murder suspect,
even counting on her lucky black and white dog Pluckie to
help. But is Gemma guilty of murder—or of just having
a run of bad luck?