Monday, May 2, 2016

Seams Like Murder (Crochet Mystery #10) by Betty Hechtman

The Crochet Mystery series by Betty Hechtman was the series that lured me into the world of cozy mysteries. I have never looked back since. It also remains my favorite series, by my favorite author. If you haven't started this series, do so, now, you won't regret it.

From the back of the book:

The national bestselling author of Knot Guilty is back, as Molly Pink and the Tarzana Hookers get a dangerous lesson on crafty criminals...

Knitting and crocheting books are selling like crazy at the bookstore where Molly works, so to keep the customers coming, she sets up a series of classes where the Tarzana Hookers can pass on their skills to others: a Yarn University. The only problem is the teacher of the most popular seminar—Sheila—is getting a massive case of stage fright about being in front of a crowd.

To ease Sheila’s nerves, the Hookers plan a practice class at crocheter CeeCee’s mansion. But before the lesson begins, Molly and the gang stumble upon a dead body in the apartment above CeeCee’s garage. Now, Molly must unravel the clues to find a killer quickly—or school might be out forever...

My thoughts:

As I mentioned, I adore this series, I have read every single part and loved them all. At part ten, it still holds my interest and still reads new, fresh, and exciting. If you are just joining in you can start at this part. The characters still feel like friends, they are quirky, fun, and work together even thought they are vastly different, just like in real life. It is that real life feeling that sets this apart from other books. 

The mystery was a fun one that I didn't guess correctly, but had a blast thinking about. As usual there were some tense moments, some hilarious moments, and some romantic moments. All of my favorites were back, all of them had their own development going on, and all of then still pulled me to them in a way that involved me, and made me care. I still need to read more. After part ten that is some accomplishment.

In the back of the book, you will find delicious recipes and patterns, and even a teaser for the next Yarn Retreat mystery series, which I also highly recommend.

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