Stoneham, NH

 

 

Can’t find Stoneham on a map? It’s about five or ten minutes down the road from lovely Milford, NH.

Stoneham is known as “Booktown” (hence the name of the series), and consists of many used bookstores. (Think Hay-On-Wye in Wales.) Here’s a list of the businesses mentioned in MURDER IS BINDING:

Haven’t Got a Clue at 221 Main Street: Tricia’s mystery bookstore

The Cookery: A specialty bookstore for gourmands

The Brookside Inn: Eclectic accommodations and spa for those with exquisite tastes

History Repeats Itself: where books chronicling ancient Rome to present-day Washington, D.C. are represented

The Happy Domestic: a boutique specializing in new and gently used products, how-to books, gifts, and home décor

The Coffee Bean: sells exotic brews, delicious pastries, and decadent chocolates

Stoneham’s Stoneware: tableware; the best of the past to marvelous reproductions

The Inner Light: offering spiritual awakening for all God’s children–no matter what their faith

Have a Heart: Romance through the ages–from “The Sheik” to current Nora Roberts novels

The Armchair Tourist: featuring travelogues of ages past up to the present, featuring maps of the world, globes, etc.

By Hook Or Book: A craft store for every persuasion. Spinning, weaving, knitting, carving, jewelry making–envision a craft and they teach a class

Tails & Tales: Book and gift shop devoted to animals

The Bookshelf Diner: ’nuff said