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The Beltie Mystery Prize Finalist: William Boyle

This has it all.

Great characters- two ex-porn star best friends, a feisty 14-year old, and a psycho with a sledge hammer, to name only a few, dialogue that tickles the ear, and a place so vivid, you’ll think you’re reading in 3-D.

Then there’s the plot revolving around $500,000 in a briefcase followed by a frisky octogenarian looking for his ’62 stolen Impala plus lots, lots, more.


McIntyre’s Books

PS – This is finalist 1 of 8 for the 2020 Beltie Mystery Prize Award to be conferred at Crime Scene Mystery Bookfest in the Fearrington Barn on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Join us for this first annual free event!
Mystery superfan? Come to our Killer Cocktail event in the Barn to meet authors and insiders on Friday, February 7th. Tickets here.

hand drawn cards


My stepdaughter recently shared a picture she snapped of a random collection of cards, gift wrap, tags, and odds and ends that I had painted for our grandchildren and members of our family on various occasions over the last decade. I was so touched that she had saved these bits and pieces, and it left me pondering the intrinsic value of “handmade” this afternoon - especially as we come into...

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real weddings at fearrington

Lindsey & Jake’s Fearrington Wedding

How did you and your partner meet? We met at work! Jake patiently waited until I was single and the rest is history. Tell us about the engagement. I had no idea! Jake planned a surprise getaway to Asheville, NC one of our favorites places to visit. He put together the largest suitcase he could find and packed every clothing option that I had and surprised me at work. He took me to Lake...

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Christopher McDougall's Running with Sherman the donkey with the heart of a hero

Running with Sherman

Running with Sherman is one of those special books that just makes you happy. Sherman, an abused donkey adopted by Christopher McDougall and family, needs a task, and that task turns out to be joining the World Championship of burro running in Colorado. In his inimitably engaging style, McDougall has taken the best of his two previous books--the personal stories of Born to...

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Reindeer Readers at School

Reindeer Readers Is Back!

This holiday season, McIntyre's Books is sharing holiday cheer with Chatham County students through their Reindeer Reader program, gifting more than 1,500 pre-k, kindergarten and first grade students in Chatham County with a book to take home over the holidays. To get all our littlest  readers in the holiday spirit, come in your pajamas and celebrate the holiday season with a special story...

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sabina savage cashmere scarf- the dog's treasure in cobalt


I honestly don’t even know where to begin – we are such fans of this collection! Sabina Savage is a British range of luxury scarves and womenswear featuring stunning hand-drawn prints on the finest silk, wool and cashmere. Illustrated and designed by Sabina in the UK, her eponymous collection is expertly printed and hand-edged by the renowned artisans of Como, Italy – in...

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