A Seamless Murder: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery

A Seamless Murder: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery

by Melissa Bourbon

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A Seamless Murder: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
TessT More than 1 year ago
Harlow Jane Cassidy, (yep the family of THAT Cassidy) is back and sharing another piece of her life with us.Her steady beau, Will, is right beside her, trying to get her to moving so quickly into the thick of things, but he ia always right there to protect her. How could Harlow get in trouble by sewing several aprons for the gals from the local Red Hat Society? All the Cassidy women, with all their hidden magic, have a terrible time sifting through the recent death of Delta Lee Mobley. But, of course, the Cassidy women are up for any challenge.  I love this series of Melissa's. I don't think I could possibly pick a favorite out of these. A mix of dress making, murder, sleuthing and the magic that each Cassidy woman add to the mix, has made a fun, fast book. FTC Full Disclosure - A copy of this book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review.
Annefj More than 1 year ago
I've loved every book in this series. Great stories, engaging characters. I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Slow, uninteresting. I am not sure I will continue to follow this author.
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NAK11 More than 1 year ago
another good one
NJWH More than 1 year ago
As always this was a winner! My parents, sister and I await each and every new book in this series. Always has old parts we love sprinkled with new things happening. Wonderful and enjoyable to read!
Dollycas More than 1 year ago
Dollycas’s Thoughts Making aprons for a woman’s group should be an easy task for most seamstresses but because of Harlow Jane Cassidy’s magical gift of granting the wearer’s deepest desire she needs to really get to know her customers. Delta Mobley is the head of the group and also Harlow’s next door neighbor but sharing a property line doesn’t mean you know or even like the people next door. There has been a little feud going on between the Cassidy and Mobley families for years, maybe making Delta an apron will be the first step to the families being more neighborly. The apron gets made but before any real change between the families can happen Delta’s body is found in an open grave in the local cemetery. Harlow quickly finds out her family is not the only one who had problems with Delta. The suspects soon become many including her own family and the ladies in the woman’s group. Harlow believes by using a little bit of magic and asking the right questions she may be able to stitch together the clues and catch the killer before anyone else life is cut short. These characters never fail to draw me into their story and I always learn a little something too. In this installment a local woman’s group is planning a progressive dinner when each course is served at a different member’s home. I have been to a couple of these events and they were fun and very interesting. In my case I always met new people and some became good friends. In this case the ladies in the group and their husbands all know each other and split up into comfortable groups. That left Harlow and Will as the outsiders of the group and they were focused more on finding a killer rather than making friends. They also planned to do a little snooping so one had to cover for the other. Like I said these events can be interesting. Meeting all these new characters was entertaining. I hope some of them return in future stories. But my favorites are still Harlow, her mother whose gift makes gardens bloom and grass grow, her goat whispering grandmother and my most favorite of all Meemaw, who has her own special gift of getting just what she wants. Meemaw sets us up with one heck of a cliffhanger! The author was able to show us Delta was a very complex woman and a woman that had changed of late. She did have a unique way of communicating with her family. Some people hold things in and bottle them up, some vent things very well. Delta form of communicating was sweet sometimes but left me thinking that if she was a “venter” or a woman that voiced her opinions wrong or right she may not have died. Melissa Bourbon sews together another wonderful mystery that keeps us on pins and needles until all the clues are pieced together. A little sewing mixed with a little sleuthing always makes for happy reading.
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