Sometimes family matters can make you fit to be tied. Although the small town of dappled Hills is better known for its quilt shop, and other small shops, bakery, it is also home to some larger ones.
On Pins and Needles A Southern Quilting Mystery Book 10Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - Some new residents don’t deserve welcome baskets. Small towns can be notoriously cliquey. Annabelle could be difficult and it wasn’t a big surprise to anyone when she turned up dead. Beatrice was surprised when annabelle moved from Atlanta to Dappled Hills … but she wasn’t surprised when she made enemies.
That’s because Beatrice knew Annabelle from her days as a museum curator. The residents ordinarily welcomed newcomers with open arms. Now beatrice must find the killer … and clear her own name. But when annabelle Tremont moved to town, the usual cheery greetings became angry whispers. Dappled hills, however, wasn’t usually such a town.
Rest in Pieces A Southern Quilting Mystery Book 9Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - Ophelia argues with another guest, who is later discovered dead. When beatrice takes on a new case, she must solve it before anyone else rests in pieces. It’s a beautiful evening for a wedding and Beatrice couldn’t be prouder as the mother of the bride. It’s a happy occasion and a beautiful ceremony—aside from the appearance of the odd and uninvited Ophelia.
Beatrice must piece together the truth before the killer strikes again.
Pressed for Time A Southern Quilting Mystery Book 8Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - Both widowed, they mean to keep their wedding an intimate, family affair. But everyone in Dappled Hills still wants to celebrate the happy couple. Beatrice and wyatt find themselves at dinners, picnics, and barbeques in their honor. When one of the festivities goes deadly wrong, Beatrice must try to unveil the killer before making her vows.
As beatrice’s wedding day approaches, murder finds a way to make her pressed for time. Beatrice and wyatt’s days are spent planning their cozy, chapel wedding.
Fall to Pieces A Southern Quilting Mystery Book 7Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - When a quilting event falls to pieces, Beatrice works to patch things up. Dappled hills quilters are eagerly anticipating new events at the Patchwork Cottage quilt shop. The shop’s owner, posy, has announced ‘Sew and Tell’ socials and a mystery quilt group project. But one day, instead of emailed quilt instructions, the quilters receive a disturbing message about a fellow quilter.
. When that quilter mysteriously meets her maker, Beatrice decides to use her sleuthing skills to find the killer before more lives are cut short.
Overdue The Village Library Mysteries Book 2Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - Apparently, this doesn’t go over well with at least one of her boyfriends—Carmen is found dead at the bottom of the library staircase. Librarian ann beckett not only finds carmen’s body, from the killer’s perspective, but finds herself entangled in Carmen’s mysterious death as she sets out to learn why Carmen’s death, was overdue.
Carmen King is a busy woman. Not only does she sit on the library board and dabble in the Friends of the Library, but she juggles quite a few relationships at once.
Knot on Her Life A Quilting Mystery Book 7Kensington Books #ad - Martha’s eager to finish the baby quilt she’s making for her new granddaughter, but she scraps those plans when a young girl rings her doorbell begging for help. Praise for mary marks and her quilting Mysteries “A pleasurable and satisfying addition to any quilting mystery fan’s reading list. Library journal on knot in My Backyard “A mystery combined with wry humor.
Kirkus reviews on Knot My Sister’s Keeper. When poppy’s doting foster mom falls suspiciously ill, Martha is determined to keep the child safe. While quilter martha rose awaits the birth of her granddaughter, a neighborhood girl appears at her door with a mystery that can’t be pinned down. But she’ll have to unravel more about Poppy’s parents to stitch a broken family back together again—and prevent another crime cut from the same cloth.
Knot on Her Life A Quilting Mystery Book 7 #ad - Poppy halaby, the foster child of Martha’s neighbor, is an orphan whose parents were murdered by a killer who was never caught.
Patch of Trouble A Southern Quilting Mystery Book 6Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - And intruders are unusual in tiny Dappled Hills. Miss sissy isn’t the most reliable of witnesses, and her claims are swiftly discounted—until her mysterious intruder is found dead. Beatrice won’t cut corners as she unravels the threads of both a murder and a puzzling disappearance from decades ago. When it comes to solving cold cases, nothing is ever cut and dried.
Quilter beatrice coleman is enjoying the sleepy peace of a tranquil afternoon…until it’s interrupted by her friend, Miss Sissy. The elderly lady is making wild claims about narrowly escaping an intruder.
Hushed Up A Myrtle Clover Cozy Mystery Book 15Elizabeth Spann Craig #ad - That’s because Lillian, like most folks, had a dark side. Lillian had always talked about the trials of her various health problems and was sure to share with everyone exactly how much she suffered. The townspeople were only slightly more surprised to discover that Lillian had been murdered. And a fair number of people had experienced this dark side.
Myrtle clover, octogenarian sleuth and intrepid reporter, investigates Lillian’s death to discover precisely who hushed her up. Before someone else is permanently silenced. Silence is golden …unless you’re permanently hushed up. When lillian johnson was found dead one hot summer day, no one in the town of Bradley, North Carolina was all that surprised.
Knot on Your Life Yarn Retreat Mystery Book 7Beyond the Page #ad - With so many suspects to choose from and mysterious connections emerging between members of the groups, Casey will have to knit together a colorful array of clues as she wrangles with Vista Del Mar’s prickly manager and the curmudgeonly local police lieutenant. And as she closes in on the likely culprit, she’ll have to tie up the loose ends of her investigation before the killer can stitch her full of holes.
Since college, nanny at a summer resort, waitress at a coffee house, she has studied everything from improv comedy to magic, including volunteer farm worker, and has had an assortment of professions, and telephone operator. The mystery will delight you, and afterward you’ll be itching to start a knitting or crochet project of your own.
Cozy mystery book reviews“the California seaside is the backdrop to this captivating cozy that will have readers heading for the yarn store in droves. Debbie’s book bag on yarn to go about the Author:Betty Hechtman is the national bestselling author of the Crochet Mysteries and the Yarn Retreat Mysteries.
Knot on Your Life Yarn Retreat Mystery Book 7 #ad - And when casey discovers the dead body of one of the tech gurus on the rocky shore of the Pacific, she begins to suspect that what looks like an accident is actually a calculated murder. She blogs on Fridays at Killerhobbies. Blogspot. Com, and you can join her on Facebook at BettyHechtmanAuthor and on Twitter at @BettyHechtman.
A Bias for Murder Queen Bees Quilt Shop Book 3Lyrical Press #ad - A developer wants to put multiple houses on the land. Po doesn’t believe adele is guilty, leaving her determined to discover who else harbored deadly designs on the Harrington home. When their town is blanketed in suspicion and murder, it falls to the Crestwood Quilters to uncover a killer in this latest case from Sally Goldenbaum, the national bestselling author of the Seaside Knitters mysteries.
And she’s hired po paltrow and the Crestwood Quilters to craft quilts for the guest rooms. His twin sister adele returned to the town she despises to claim her brother’s home, intent on turning it into a B&B. Despite being the picture of health at age 52, he died from a sudden heart attack, leaving behind the family mansion on a sprawling piece of property.
A Bias for Murder Queen Bees Quilt Shop Book 3 #ad - . Oliver harrington ii was one of the most beloved members of Crestwood’s community. Previously titled murder on a starry Night Praise for Sally Goldenbaum’s Mysteries “A perfect cozy mystery. Nancy pickard “goldenbaum’s Queen Bee quilters charm and delight. I hope these intriguing women will continue to quilt—and solve crimes!”—Carolyn Hart.
The townsfolk just want their neighborhood to retain its small-town charm and not become a tourist trap. But when an autopsy reveals that Oliver was actually poisoned, suspicion falls on his sister.