Synopses & Reviews
Zombies, killer dresses, and ancient curses prove that Halloween in Threadville can be sew spooky
Its early October, and hordes of visitors have descended on the tiny, celebrated village of Threadville, Pennsylvania, to attend a Halloween crafts fair, a zombie retreat, and the wedding of Edna Battersbydear friend to Willow Vanderling, owner of the chic machine embroidery boutique, In Stitches.
As a friendly prank for Ednas wedding, Willow and the rest of the Threadville gang have fashioned an overly extravagant hoopskirt, complete with lights and music. But in a bizarre turn of events, the garish gown is implicated in a mysterious lakeside murder.
Now Willow must follow a trail of glow-in-the-dark thread, delve into ancient Egyptian curses, and creep through a haunted graveyard to unearth a killerbefore she becomes the next fashion victim
Praise for the Threadville Mysteries
"A great, fun series."--Fresh Fiction
"[An] enjoyable whodunit."--The Mystery Gazette
"[A] lovely tale...Charming."--Lorna Barrett, New York Times bestselling author
"Scintillatingly silly, yet serious...This delightful, lighthearted mystery will make even the most diehard curmudgeon chuckle with glee!"--Feathered Quill Book Reviews
"Willow and her friends will leave you in stitches."--Avery Aames, national bestselling author of the Cheese Shop Mysteries
Willow Vanderling's quaint new embroidery shop is not a hit with the local zoning commissioner. When he's murdered, the evidence is stacked against Willow.
About the Author
Janet Bolin has had multiple short stories and humorous essays published in Canadian literary and trade journals. More than 40 of her essays have been read aloud on national CBC radio programs. She is a member of Sisters in Crime. Her Threadville Mysteries include Dire Threads, Threaded for Trouble, and Thread and Buried.