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Hudson Public Library to Participate in World’s Largest Digital Book Club

Big Library Read program allows readers around the world to borrow the eBook, A Murder in Time, for free

Hudson Public Library has announced that it will take part in the Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital Book club through public libraries that connects millions of readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time. For a two-week period beginning June 23, Hudson Public Library users will be able to borrow the eBook, A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain (Pegasus Books), from http://bridges.lib.overdrive.com and participate in a worldwide version of a local book club. There will be no waitlists for this popular mystery with a twist. Big Library Read is facilitated by OverDrive, the leading platform for eBooks and audiobooks from the library.

 

A Murder in Time is an intricate mystery about a brilliant FBI agent, Kendra, who finds herself transported back in time to the 1800s. Relegated to the servant class, she stumbles across a gruesome murder, and she alone recognizes they have a serial killer in their midst. Kendra scrambles to solve the case before it takes her own life – 200 years before she was ever born.  At its core, Julie McElwain’s debut novel is a puzzle, a hunt for a murderer and a quest for justice.

 

“Throughout my life, I’ve loved all genres of books – mystery, romance, paranormal and historical,” said author, Julie McElwain. “Maybe that’s why I’ve included a little bit of all those elements in A Murder in Time. I sincerely hope readers enjoy Kendra’s story as much as I enjoyed researching and writing it.”

 

Big Library Read is a free program.  To get started reading, all that is needed is a Hudson Public Library patron card. A Murder in Time can be read on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® [U.S. libraries only]. The eBook will be available with no wait lists and will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, so there are never any late fees.

 

The library will be hosting a discussion of A Murder in Time on Tuesday July 12th at 6:30 p.m.  Please call (319) 988-4217 to register. 

 

The Big Library Read program is made possible through a partnership between Hudson Public Library, OverDrive and Pegasus Books, publisher of A Murder in Time. The title was selected based on a survey of more than 20,000 library readers. To borrow the eBook readers can visit http://bridges.lib.overdrive.com

 

For more information on Big Library Read, visit BigLibraryRead.com.

 

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.