by Amanda Lee
A great cozy mystery…
~Bab’s Book Bistro
It really doesn’t get much better than this. This was a totally fun cozy…
~A Chick Who Reads
…fun mystery to read while sitting outside taking in the fresh air or lounging by the pool. I’m looking forward to visiting Tallulah Falls again.
This was a fun cozy and I love the setting of Tallulah Falls. I felt like I was visiting old friends.
Lee/Trent has created a lovely small community where the people care for each other…The whodunit element in Wicked Stitch was as intricate as the patterns Marcy embroidered on the items in her stall and at her store: criss-crossed lines, intentional misdirection meant to throw the authorities (and everyone else) off the murderer’s tracks.
The Renaissance Faire provides an interesting backdrop to the murder and investigation, with lots of interest potential suspects wandering around.
~Michelle’s Romantic Tangle
The story line with the twists and turns along the way, the cast of characters that bring the town to life will make your visit one that you will want to return. I love love this book.
~Shelley’s Book Case
An Embroidery Mystery
Series: Embroidery Mystery (Book 8)
Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Signet (April 7, 2015)
E-Book ASIN: B00MNN7GXQ
When murder strikes the small town of Tallulah Falls, embroidery shop owner Marcy Singer isn’t afraid of getting into the knitty-gritty to clear her own name…
For most small-business owners in Tallulah Falls, the upcoming Renaissance Faire is a wonderful way to promote their specialty shops. For Marcy’s nemesis, Nellie, and her sister Clara, it’s an opportunity to finally put Marcy and her shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, out of business. Apparently the sisters like to keep their grudges all in the family and have set up a competing booth right next to Marcy’s at the Faire.
When Clara is discovered dead in her own booth—strangled by the scarf she had almost finished knitting—Marcy becomes the prime suspect. Now she has to do whatever it takes to keep her reputation from unraveling and get to the bottom of a most deadly yarn…
About This Author
Gayle Trent (writing as Amanda Lee) writes the embroidery mystery series. The series features a heroine who recently moved to the Oregon coast to open an embroidery specialty shop. Marcy Singer left her home in San Francisco, along with the humiliation of being left at the altar, in order to move to Tallulah Falls and realize her dream of owning her own shop. She takes along her faithful companion, a one-year-old Irish wolfhound named Angus O’Ruff. She makes many new friends in Tallulah Falls, but she also makes a few enemies. Thankfully, her best friend Sadie MacKenzie and her husband Blake run the coffeehouse right down the street from Marcy’s shop, the Seven-Year Stitch; and Detective Ted Nash always has her back. Gayle/Amanda lives in Virginia when she’s not inhabiting the fictional world of Tallulah Falls.
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