Assault and Beadery (A Cora Crafts Mystery)
by Mollie Cox Bryan
Assault and Beadery is packed with all that makes an excellent cozy mystery – character depth, well-plotted mystery, and an appealing small-town setting that you’d love to visit.
~The Power of Words
The crafty fun is described with delightful details. If not for the pesky murder, I would love to be a guest at this retreat.
~The Avid Reader
As much as this is a cozy mystery, it is so much more! Underneath the storyline is the theme of overcoming obstacles and how you move forward…basically reinventing yourself. That really struck a chord for me and sets this book somewhat apart from other books in the genre.
~Devilishly Delicious Book Reviews
ASSAULT AND BEADERY is an engaging mystery that empowers women while comforting them.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
I really was educated while reading this Cozy Mystery novel: educated in certain types of Crafts (beadmaking, paper crafts, and Artistic playing cards), but equally so in the art of friendship, and the procedures of small business, and the foibles of small town living.
~Mallory Heart’s Cozies
If you love cozy mysteries than this is a book for you.
I just love this series! Cora is just so sweet that it seems against her nature to get involved in a murder yet she does so time and time again with success and danger.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews
This book was such a fun read and really kept me captivated until the end of the story.
The interactions between the main characters is something I look forward to in each book.
It is stories like these that make me love cozy mysteries . . . Wonderful characters, a great mystery, and fun crafts make this story A Perfect Escape! I am ready to book my next trip to Indigo Gap!
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
About the Book
Assault and Beadery (A Cora Crafts Mystery)
4th in Series
Kensington (September 25, 2018)
Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
Digital ASIN: B078QM4V66
All of Cora Chevalier’s dreams are coming true. Since moving to Indigo Gap, North Carolina, the busy crafting maven has been blessed with a great boyfriend, a lovely home, and a booming craft retreat business. But on the eve of her first Crafty Mom’s Escape Weekend, tragedy strikes again in Indigo Gap. This time, it’s curtains for Stan Herald, the disagreeable director of the local theater group, who’s murdered on the opening night of their new production. Worse, Cora’s friend Zee is accused of the crime.
Cora is determined to prove her friend’s innocence, but Zee’s mysterious past is making that difficult. And with a list of suspects longer than a double spool of satin cording, getting a bead on the real culprit won’t be easy. With her friends Jane and Ruby at her side, Cora must string together the clues and solve Stan’s murder before the killer gives an encore performance.
Includes crafting tips!
About the Author
Mollie Cox Bryan is the author of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbooking mystery series and the Cora Crafts mystery series. She is also author of two cookbooks, the regional bestseller Mrs. Rowe’s Little Book of Southern Pies and Mrs. Rowe’s Restaurant Cookbook: A Lifetime of Recipes from the Shenandoah Valley. An award-winning journalist and poet, she currently blogs, cooks, and scrapbooks in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband and two daughters. Scrapbook of Secrets was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Visit her on the web at molliecoxbryan.com.
Website – http://molliecoxbryan.com/
Pinterest – https://www.pinterest.com/molliecoxbryan/
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