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Knitting Bones (Needlecraft Mystery Series #11)

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    love books that also teach and have a mystery

    this book makes you feel like part of the community.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2007

    Disappointing 11th

    I own and have read all 11 books in this series, five of them autographed by the author. This book was very out of step from the others. Some of the characters are beneath the dignity of previous books. I love needlepoint and mysteries, but Betsy and needlework were not real features of this book. Needlework references seemed to be artificial additions to the story. Ms. Ferris, please bring back realistic needlework references and all the personalities of Crewel World. Perhaps sending some of them on a needlework centered trip. China or the British Isles would be very interesting destinations with rich histories in needlework!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    refreshing amateur sleuth

    The Embroiderers Guild of America (EGA) local chapter members feel great that their stitching efforts earned $24,000 for the Heart Coalition charity fund raiser. However, after handing over the check to a man sent by the coalition to the EGA banquet, they since learn he vanished without turning in the money. Betsy Devonshire, owner of Crewel World, is apartment-bound, after breaking her leg from falling off a horse while riding with friend and customer Jill Cross Larson. The store manager make that Vice President of Operations Godwin still believes she should investigate what happened to the check raised by their clients the EGA, but Betsy insists she is immobile and drugged so cannot follow clues nor think of solutions. Still he makes the case that she can run the case from her home while he follows her orders with the street work. As they work in tandem to learn what happened to the check Tony Milan laid up also with a broken leg caused by a drunken driver running a light wonders about the same check. ---- Having Betsy lead a distant investigation makes for a refreshing amateur sleuth as the heroine has to go over every step one stitch at a time. Series fans will enjoy the inquiry as Godwin fumbles to be Betsy¿s field operative while she is his handler. The missing person mystery is cleverly designed, but it is the Betsy-Godwin sleuthing combo that makes KNITTING BONES a terrific tale. ---- Harriet Klausner

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2013

    Good Book

    Enjoyed the book and every story so far.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2013

    This game is not worth my money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Waste of money! Speaking of money....... the book cost tooo much if you want to buy this,don't I promise you'll regret it

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2010

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    Mildly entertaining but predictable.

    This is the first time I have read one of these "Knitting series". The book was mildly entertaining but I found the ending to be predictable. The introduction of a crow into an injured woman's home just seemed bizarre to me. It was good reading for my daily train ride but it didn't keep me up at night finishing the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2008

    A reviewer

    Enjoy some needlework while you sit out this plodding plot and wait for the next installment. Hopefully it will be worth the wait. This one wasn't.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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