Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Let It Sew by: Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Title: Let It Sew
Author: Elizabeth Lynn Casey
Publisher: Berkley
Pages: 288
Series: A Southern Sewing Circle #7
Format: Nook ebook
Source: Purchase

Description:

Down south, the holidays mean family—and for Yankee librarian Tori Sinclair, family means the Sweet Briar Ladies Society sewing circle. It may not be a white Christmas, but it’s one she’ll never forget—no matter how hard she tries…  

Instead of spending a nice, relaxing Christmas with her fiancĂ©, Tori Sinclair has been drafted into Sweet Briar’s holiday Decorating Committee. And the season has brought sad tidings as well: Charlotte Devereaux, a sewing circle founding member who unraveled after her storybook marriage fell apart, has passed away. Charlotte’s last days were foggy, distressed, and feverish… except for the sketches she produced. One detail in particular jumps out at Tori and leads to a shocking revelation: Charlotte’s husband didn’t leave her—he was murdered! And as she gets closer to the truth, Tori will discover that just about everyone in town has got notches on the naughty list this year.

My Thoughts: 

This is a great series revolving around Tori Sinclair also called Victoria, and her sewing circle sisters.  Tori works at the local library, and gets roped into running a Christmas Decorating Commitee normally hosted by one of the sewing sisters has now gone to the council members new girlfriend who has stripped so much holiday cheer out of her plans.

Meanwhile early on in the book Charlotte Devereaux a original sewing circle member dies after battling Alzheimer's disease, her only passion at the end of her time was drawing pictures.  One of the pictures ends up leading Tori and fellow sewing circle sisters to discover Charlotte's dead husband Parker.  Which creates bigger questions including how a 69 year old woman would bury her dead husband in the yard at the library?

This book is great, warm and cozy it starts at Thanksgiving and leading up to Christmas.  What a great cozy mystery I will definitely read more by this great author!

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