The Drowning Spool

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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, ...

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Overview


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…

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Praise for Monica Ferris’s Needlecraft Mysteries “A comfortable fit for mystery readers who want to spend an enjoyable time with interesting characters.”—St. Paul Pioneer Press “Fans will enjoy the needlework lore, the included pattern, and the ongoing adventures.”—Kirkus Reviews “Ferris’s fans will be charmed.”—Publishers Weekly “Ferris’s characterizations are top-notch, and the action moves along at a crisp pace.”—Booklist
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410467522
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/2014
  • Series: Needlecraft Mystery Series
  • Edition description: Large Prin
  • Pages: 349
  • Sales rank: 1,012,949
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Monica Ferris

Monica Ferris is the USA Today bestselling author of several mystery series under various pseudonyms, including the long-running Needlecraft Mystery series (And Then You Dye, Threadbare, Buttons and Bones). She lives in Minnesota.
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  • Posted April 2, 2014

    Good, no nonsense read. Finally a woman sleuth who isn't the tow

    Good, no nonsense read. Finally a woman sleuth who isn't the town busy body & gossip. Betsy has like able
    personality... 
    Plus an enjoyable setting. Highly recommend.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 24, 2014

    I enjoyed this totally. Betsy is always a worthwhile read and s

    I enjoyed this totally. Betsy is always a worthwhile read and she switched things up in a good way. Loved it! Thanks for a great read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2014

    Wonderful as usual

    Istumbled upon Monica Ferris as I was discovering cozy mysteries many years back, and have yet to be dissapointed. This series focuses around Besty Devonshire, owner of Crewel World outside of the Twin Cities in MN, and her friends and employees. And, as I have found, I always learn something about stitchery in these books too.

    Betsy is asked to help clear one of "The Monday Bunch's " relatives of misconduct at a retirement community. With her expertise in fabric arts, she finds out things no one else can as she gets more and more involved, to both benefit and detriment of her and the relative.

    Thanks again Monica Ferris for a great story

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