Hanging by a Thread (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 7, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
30 Reviews
"Monica Ferris has a talent for vivid detail," raves the Old Book Barn Gazette. And her heroine, needlecraft shop owner Betsy Devonshire, is "a great character" says Midwest Book Review. Now it's up to Betsy to unravel a five-year-old murder case that refuses to die...


Betsy is still new enough to Excelsior, Minnesota, to not know a scandal when she causes one. So, when she hires Foster Johns to fix her roof, the resulting uproar has her needled. The whole town has pinned a five-year-old unsolved double murder on him. Betsy believes Johns when he says he isn't guilty. But she'll have to use every stitch of her sleuthing skills to tie up all the loose ends that will prove his innocence once and for all.



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Review: Hanging by a Thread (A Needlecraft Mystery #6)

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

I don't read mysteries exclusively but when I do, I want something good and satisfying. If all of Monica Ferris' books are like this one, she is my new go-to author for a mystery fix! I will definitely be reading another selection in her collection of yarns!! Read full review

Review: Hanging by a Thread (A Needlecraft Mystery #6)

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlecraft store, is still fairly new in Excelsior, MN. That explains why she didn't know that the contractor she hired for her new roof--Foster Johns--is ... Read full review

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Monica Ferris is the USA Today bestselling author of several mystery series under various pseudonyms.

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