The Drowning Spool

The Drowning Spool

Book - 2015
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In the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, knows how to untangle even the most knotty of mysteries. But a soggy murder case might have Betsy in over her head...

Even though running Crewel World keeps Betsy plenty busy, a little extra cash on the side doesn't hurt. So when the local senior complex, Watered Silk, asks her to teach a class on the tricky punch needle technique, Betsy jumps at the opportunity to win over some new customers.

Unfortunately, the business that Betsy drums up is not of the needlework variety. A young woman is found floating in Watered Silk's therapy pool, and Betsy's sleuthing skills are immediately called upon to figure out who drowned her. But the list of suspects is more twisted than any Betsy has encountered before. The young woman had three lovers--each with a motive for the murder.

It's up to Betsy to sort out the snarl of romantic entanglements and find a killer, or the wrong man is bound to get pinned for a crime he didn't commit...

Publisher: New York :, Berkley Prime Crime,, 2015.
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market edition.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780425270097
Branch Call Number: M FERR
Characteristics: 310 pages ; 18 cm.


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JSOntario Aug 01, 2014

I love this series. In my head I have a vision of what her shop looks like and wish we had a little needlework store in the town I live in.

Mar 21, 2014

I love this series. Especially how she includes older characters or homeless characters. The older lady with alztimers [sp] was written very well BUT the younger characters in this novel were stereotypes of "young women into the party scene." It was pretty sad and made me remember my grandmother's opinion of me while I was in college.

Loved the regular characters. The actual mystery was fairly easy to solve about midway through the book.


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