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“Monica Ferris has a talent for vivid detail,” raves the Old Book Barn Gazette. And her heroine, needlecraft shop owner Betsy Devonshire, is “a great character” says Midwest Book Review. Now its up to Betsy to unravel a five-year-old murder case that refuses to die…
Betsy is still new enough to Excelsior, Minnesota, to not know a scandal when she causes one. So, when she hires Foster Johns to fix her roof, the resulting uproar has her needled. The whole town has pinned a five-year-old unsolved double murder on him. Betsy believes Johns when he says he isnt guilty. But shell have to use every stitch of her sleuthing skills to tie up all the loose ends that will prove his innocence once and for all.
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The stitchers of the Embroiderers Guild raised over twenty thousand dollars for charity?but the representative who accepted the check at the annual convention disappeared with it. It turns out that he?s the husband of the local chapter president, Allie Germaine, who insists on his innocence. But if Bob Germaine didn?t pocket the check, who did? And where is Bob now? Since needlework shop owner Betsy Devonshire has broken her leg horseback riding, solving the latest crime will have to be a group project.
As full-time owner of the Crewel World needlework shop and part-time sleuth, Betsy Devonshire has unraveled more than her share of tangled clues in the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries. But a cryptic embroidered message on a dead woman’s blouse may prove her greatest challenge yet…
When an elderly homeless woman is found dead on the shore of Lake Minnetonka, she’s wearing a blouse embroidered with her will, which bequeaths everything she owns to her niece, Emily Hame—a member of the Monday Bunch at Betsy Devonshire’s Crewel World needlework shop! But Emily’s aunt is the second homeless woman to be found dead in Excelsior, Minnesota. Is someone targeting the homeless, or is it related to a sizable inheritance? Emily seeks the help of her fellow needlecrafter Betsy to discover the common thread between the deaths—and to determine if a murderer may strike again…
About the Author
Monica Ferris is the USA Today bestselling author of several mystery series under various pseudonyms.
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