Knock on Wood
Superstition Mystery #2
October 8, 2015
Available in: Trade Size
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?
Linda O. Johnston, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, currently writes the Barkery & Biscuits Mystery Series for Midnight Ink. She has also written the Superstition Mysteries for Midnight Ink, and the Pet Rescue Mystery Series and Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime. Linda also writes the K-9 Ranch Rescue miniseries for Harlequin Romantic Suspense as well as a paranormal romance miniseries for Harlequin Nocturne. And all her current stories involve dogs.