Deadly Threads (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery Series #6)

Deadly Threads (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery Series #6)

by Jane K. Cleland
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Deadly Threads (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery Series #6) by Jane K. Cleland

Fashions fade, but death is eternal in Deadly Threads--Agatha finalist Jane K. Cleland's irresistible new blend of vintage and vengeance.

Josie Prescott has begun hosting classes at her antiques and appraisals shop, nestled in the cozy little coastal town of Rocky Point, New Hampshire. The next class is on building a great vintage clothing collection. But when guest lecturer Riley Jordan is late, Josie begins class by reaching under a display table for a dazzling pair of Chanel heels. But instead of the heels, she finds Riley, dead. When it looks as if one of Josie's employees may be involved in the murder, she teams up with the local police chief to investigate, one clue, and one fabulous vintage accessory, at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312586560
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Series: Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery Series , #6
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

JANE K. CLELAND once owned a New Hampshire-based antiques and rare books business and now lives in New York City. An Anthony Award and two-time Agatha Award finalist, she is a board member of the New York chapter of the Mystery Writers of America and chair of the Wolfe Pack's literary awards.

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Deadly Threads 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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AllenNY More than 1 year ago
Each book in this series has been a great read. Highly recommended.
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threecentsshort More than 1 year ago
I throughly enjoyed this latest addition to the Josie Prescott series. Jane K. Cleland has the reader guessing the killer's identity till the very end while she weaves an engrossing story. I do not like to give a synopsis of a book in my reviews. It is enough to say that I impatiently await the next book in this series. Do yourself a favor & settle in with Deadly Threads. Ms Cleland is one of the top writers in the Cozy Mysteries realm.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In Rocky Point, New Hampshire, antiques store owner and expert hosts a series of classes. Her next class focuses on vintage-clothing collection with guest lecturer Riley Jordan to make the presentation. However, when affluent and amiable Riley fails to arrive on time, Josie begins the talk. She reaches under the display table to show the attendees an exquisite pair of Chanel heels. Instead she finds Riley's corpse. Police chief Ellis Hunter investigates the homicide of a woman who apparently was well liked. He has two prime suspects. One works for Josie while the other is the philandering spouse of the victim. Although Hunter recognizes the possibility of a third unknown person as the killer, the only clues at the crime scene are a pearl and platinum button. Additionally Josie's assistant Gretchen saw a silver car leave suddenly. The will leaves Bobby with nothing and assigns Josie to dispose of Riley's fabulous vintage clothing collection, other valuables, and money. The latest Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery (see Antiques To Die For and Silent Auction) contains a fabulous whodunit as Elias the cop and Josie the consultant investigate the murder of a vintage clothing collection. The lecture series as well as the evidence allows Josie to not only work the case, but to provide antiques information to readers; neatly interwoven inside an entertaining mystery. Harriet Klausner