Monday, February 3, 2020

Great Escapes Book Tours: A Crafter Quilts A Crime


A Crafter Quilts a Crime: A Handcrafted Mystery

by Holly Quinn

About A Crafter Quilts A Crime

Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Publisher: Crooked Lane Books (February 11, 2020)
Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1643852906
ISBN-13: 978-1643852904
Kindle ASIN: B07RTMXRK8

Perfect for fans of Betty Hechtman and Maggie Sefton, Holly Quinn's third Handcrafted mystery aspires to wrap you in its warmth.
Community Craft proprietor Sammy Kane must piece together a patchwork of clues when a "live" mannequin ends up stone-cold dead.
Snowcapped pines and glittery dusted sidewalks adorn tranquil Heartsford, Wisconsin, while residents cuddle beneath heirloom quilts in front of cozy wood fires. But come the next day, the below-zero temperatures won't keep the locals away from Heartsford's annual Fire & Ice event. To boost customer traffic at Community Craft's one-night-only sale, Samantha "Sammy" Kane persuades a few of the craftspeople who sell their wares at the store to participate in a live mannequin window display contest.
Local quilter Wanda Wadsworth emerges as a favorite to win the contest, as she manages to not move a muscle for an unusual amount of time. Onlookers outside the window try everything to get her to crack--tapping on the glass and making funny faces--but nothing disrupts Wanda's stillness. When the eagle-eyed spectators realize Wanda isn't breathing, a blanket of grief and fear descends upon the wintry town.
Detective Liam Nash can't seem to piece the clues together. Fortunately, Sammy's cousin, Heidi, and her sister, Ellie, are on hand to reconvene their detective team, S.H.E. They set out to solve Wanda's untimely death before the case grows as icy as a sub-zero Wisconsin winter. But they are all too aware that the killer is too close for comfort.

Review: The Handcrafted Mystery series is a new to me series. This is book three in the series which is set in Wisconsin.

I really enjoyed the winter themed mystery, especially since winter in PA has been mostly nonexistent this year.

I loved that this was a group of sleuths, which is becoming a thing in a lot of the series that I have been reading lately. It makes it more interesting having different perspectives. And more people to get in trouble too!

The characters are all quite fun and the mystery is engaging. I look forward to reading more of this series.

Rating: 4 flowers

About Holly Quinn

Holly Quinn has published two stand-alone fiction novels in another persona. She graduated from Carroll University in Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science in business and a minor in marketing. This is her second Handcrafted mystery. Visit her @ www.authorhollyquinn.com

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2 comments:

Author Holly Quinn said...

Thanks for hosting me today! :)

Brianne's Book Reviews said...

A fantastic book - I really enjoyed it!

 
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