Saturday, June 14, 2014

Review - Thread End by Amanda Lee

Thread End:  An Embroidery Mystery # 7

Marcy can’t wait to see the new exhibit at the Tallulah Falls museum on antique tapestries and textiles, including beautiful kilim rugs. But her enthusiasm quickly turns to terror when, the day after the exhibition opens, she discovers a dead body behind her store, the Seven-Year Stitch, wrapped up in a most unusual fashion.

My Review:
One of my favorite type of cozies have stories about Embroidery.  I like the details about the stitching and the background and work that go into making wonderful embroidery pieces.  This story had me "hooked" from the very beginning!   When Marcy finds the dead body behind her store, her friends (and her Detective boyfriend)  help her to figure out this mystery.  I enjoyed the romantic relationship between Marcy and her boyfriend, Detective Ted Nash, he is really supportive of her, and they work great together as a Team!
As everyone works thru the clues from the museum, and the crime scene, the story unfolds to some wonderful twists.  They must figure out if the stolen rug from the museum and the murder are "connected".  With a cast of interesting characters, including a very loyal dog, this is a series not to miss!

This is the first book in this series that I have read, and I'm looking forward to catching up with this series! 5 stars!
I received a complimentary copy of this book for my honest review.

Gayle Trent (and pseudonym Amanda Lee) writes the Daphne Martin Cake Decorating series and the Embroidery Mystery series.
  The cake decorating series features a heroine who is starting her life over in Southwest Virginia after a nasty divorce.
 The Embroidery Mystery series features a heroine who recently moved to the Oregon coast to open an embroidery specialty shop. 

 Gayle Trent lives in Virginia with her family.  

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  1. I like cozies...thanks for sharing.

    Nice review.


    1. Thanks for stopping by Elizabeth! I really enjoyed this cozy, and I plan to read the rest of the series!
      Have a great weekend!

  2. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, Melissa! And thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, Elizabeth. I appreciate you both. :)

    1. Thanks so much Gayle! =) I truly enjoyed reading "Thread End"!

  3. A lovely review and a reason to add this book to my list. Hugs

  4. Don't you just love when you come across a book you like so much you want to read more...and it's part of a series, so you can! Woot! :)


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