The Drowning Spool

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2014 - FICTION - 297 pages
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In the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop, knows how to untangle even the most knotty of mysteries. But a soggy murder case might have Betsy in over her head…

Even though running Crewel World keeps Betsy plenty busy, a little extra cash on the side doesn’t hurt. So when the local senior complex, Watered Silk, asks her to teach a class on the tricky punch needle technique, Betsy jumps at the opportunity to win over some new customers.

Unfortunately, the business that Betsy drums up is not of the needlework variety. A young woman is found floating in Watered Silk’s therapy pool, and Betsy’s sleuthing skills are immediately called upon to figure out who drowned her. But the list of suspects is more twisted than any Betsy has encountered before. The young woman had three lovers—each with a motive for the murder.

It’s up to Betsy to sort out the snarl of romantic entanglements and find a killer, or the wrong man is bound to get pinned for a crime he didn’t commit…


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Review: The Drowning Spool (A Needlecraft Mystery #17)

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

When Betsy Devonshire, owner of the needlework shop Crewel World in Excelsior, Minnnesota, signs up for a water aerobics class at a nearby retirement home, she doesn't expect it will lead to another ... Read full review

Review: The Drowning Spool (A Needlecraft Mystery #17)

User Review  - Lynn Hayward-bisbee - Goodreads

Plot is still good --although it was very easy this time to guess who the killer was--but, I really don't like the narrator for this one. I like the narrator that does most of Monica Ferris' books. It ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Monica Ferris is the USA Today bestselling author of several mystery series under various pseudonyms, including the long-running Needlecraft Mystery series. She lives in Minnesota.

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