DBMAfter 15 years, Bloomsday Books has closed as an open shop.  I now devote my time to writing fiction.

My novels are available from your favorite e-book seller:

Find more info about me at BookBub.

Stay in touch with me on Facebook — Thomas Shawver, Author 

Praise for The Dirty Book Murder: 

“A page-turner . . . gripping and . . . or, as dealers rate rare books, definitely VF—Very Fine!”—Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author of the Death on Demand mysteries

“An antique book auction, complex characters driven by greed, and bittersweet family tensions come together in this atmospheric thriller. Readers of crime fiction will enjoy the ride and look forward to bookstore owner Michael Bevan’s next adventure.”—Sally Goldenbaum, bestselling author of the Seaside Knitters series

Praise for Left Turn at Paradise: LTAP

“(Left Turn At Paradise) is an entertaining and action-packed adventure reminiscent of Indiana Jones, delicately seasoned with the allure of rare old books. Bibliophiles and mystery/adventure lovers will be mesmerized by this epic tale.”Library Journal

“Five stars: A Rare Book mystery thriller that will keep you glued to the book until finished.” —Captain Cook’s Books

Praise for The Widow’s Son: 

“Enthralling . . . [a] tightly-knit series . . . a real page-turner, with great insights into that rare world of rare tomes.”—Mallory Heart ReviewsThe Widow's Son_Shawver

“Exciting . . . intense.”—Journey of a Bookseller

 “Shawver weaves a tight tale of vengeance that mystery lovers will enjoy.”—The Book Breeze

 “An extremely twisty tale.”—Reading Reality


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  1. This looks like a good place to hang out!


    Admiral Sir Miles Merservy, HMN, retired

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