The Quick and the Thread: An Embroidery Mystery by Amanda Lee

By Amanda Lee

First in a brand new secret sequence that may have readers stitching-and itching for extra whilst Marcy Singer opens an embroidery area of expertise store in old fashioned Tallulah Falls, Oregon, she throws a soiree and a Stitch-In. quickly, Marcy's signal- up sheet for embroidery sessions fills up and everybody on the town turns out prepared to elevate a glass-or a needle-to help the newly-opened Seven 12 months sew. Then Marcy unearths the shop's earlier tenant lifeless within the store-room, a message scratched with a tapestry needle at the wall beside him. Now Marcy's store has develop into a criminal offense scene, and she's the best suspect. She'll need to locate the killer prior to an individual places a last sew in her.

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True,” Sadie said. ” She took a sip of her juice. “He lost his business, his wife, Lorraine. . ” “I don’t know. ” I shook my head. ” “That four square fifth w weirdness? Yeah, he mentioned it. ” “Still, you have to wonder what he meant by it,” Sadie said. ” I dropped my chin. “I feel horrible about that. ” Sadie took my hand. “You didn’t know. None of us did. ” I sniffled. “If I’d checked that stupid storeroom last night, Mr. ” “Sweetie, please stop beating yourself up. What happened couldn’t be helped.

Finding Mr. ” “Okay, any—” I realized Mr. Trelawney had hung up. I wondered why the phrase had brought about such a reaction from him. I also wondered why neither he nor his wife seemed to know about Timothy Enright’s death. The rest of the town certainly was abuzz over it. When I arrived at the Seven-Year Stitch the next morning, I was relieved to see that everything looked tidy and clean. The hazmat cleaners had assured me they’d put the shop back in order, but I wasn’t convinced until I’d seen it for myself.

I glanced up at the patrolman. He was looking straight ahead, as stoic as a Buckingham Palace guard. I turned my attention back to the detective. ” “We don’t know, Ms. Singer. ” The detective looked sharply up from his notes. “In the meantime, you need to stay out of this store. It’s to remain closed until the crime-scene investigators are finished and—” “Crime-scene investigators? ” Ted Nash focused his level gaze on me. ” A baker’s dozen more questions and a few hours later, I was back in my living room, sitting to the right of the fireplace in a white suede chair, talking on my cell phone.

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