November 3, 2015

The Stitching Hour by Amanda Lee - Review and Giveaway

I received this book in exchange for a fair and honest review

Published: November 3, 2015
Number of pages: 304
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Series: An Embroidery Mystery #9

In the latest mystery from the bestselling author of Wicked Stitch, the future of Marcy Singer’s embroidery shop is dangling by a thread…

Marcy’s shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, is one year old this October so it’s time to party in little Tallulah Falls, Oregon. Aside from the Halloween decorations and festive stitching kits and patterns, Marcy’s got all sorts of celebratory swag, including Seven-Year Stitch key rings and goodie bags.

Unfortunately, her new neighbors might spoil the revelry. An eccentric couple has opened a haunted house next door, and all that screaming will certainly scare off customers. But there’s even more to be frightened of after a local waitress is found dead on the sidewalk with mysterious markings on her neck—and one of Marcy’s key rings beneath her. With no time to hem and haw, Marcy must act fast if she hopes to restore the peace to Tallulah Falls…

What did I think of this book:
This was a good addition to a fun series. I have been enjoying this series from the first book until now. It is always a job to revisit Tallulah Falls and all the characters that live there. I liked the Halloween theme to this book. Marcy is deep in it again trying to figure out to solve the crime while bringing peace back to their little town. I like how the author likes to give you just enough clues so that you think that you know whodunit but then gives you another clue to let you know that wait a minute it may not be that person afterall. She likes to keep you guessing. I also like how all of the characters play off of each other. A fun rainy day book to read. I look forward to the next book in this series to see what happens next with this cast of characters. 

An Embroidery Mystery Series
#1 The Quick and the Thread
#2 Stitch Me Deadly
#3 Thread Reckoning
#4 The Long Stitch Goodnight
#5 Thread on Arrival
#6 Cross Stitch Before Dying
#7 Thread End
#8 Wiched Stitch
#9 The Stitching Hour


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  1. Sounds like a fun Halloween theme cozy mystery (I do like holiday theme cozies), and the cover art is cute! Thank you for the giveaway.

  2. Thank you, Jen. Good luck in the giveaway! :)

  3. Replies
    1. Thank you, Rita! Good luck in the giveaway! :)

  4. I love Gayle/Amanda's books! This book sounds great!

    1. Thank you, Kathleen! Good luck in the giveaway! :)

  5. Would love to read this. Thanks for the chance.

    1. Thank you, Becky! Good luck in the giveaway! :)

  6. What a fabulous sounding story...I want to read this one. Please enter me and thanks for the contest...

  7. thanks for the chance!