Knit to be Tied Review

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Title: Knit to be Tied

Author: Maggie Sefton

Release Date: June 7, 2016

Publisher: Berkley Books

Pages: 288 pages

Genre: Cozy Mystery

My Rating: 3star


goodreadssynopsis

The New York Times bestselling author of Purl Up and Die returns as Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels . . .

In Fort Connor, Colorado, the friends at the House of Lambspun knitting shop are welcoming a new face into the fold. Shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy’s baby isn’t quite the man she dreamed he was. He’s a cad.

Then one dark night a speeding car fatally mows down the dad-to-be and strikes a cyclist, spinning the town into a frenzy. Everyone worries that a crazed killer is on the loose. Now it’s up to Kelly and the gang to put down their needles and cut to the chase before the culprit is driven to kill again . . .”


my review

Another book from Berkley that was sent to me last summer.

I was actually surprised by this book big time. I thought for sure because it was about knitting that the characters would be much older. I sometimes have that problem in cozy mysteries where the characters are so much older than myself that I find I can’t relate to the book at all and then I don’t enjoy it as much.

The characters in this book were all in their young thirties, just getting engaged and having babies. And it was about knitting! How fantastic!

I ended up really liking it and wanting to read the next one

 

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Sense of Deception Review

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Title: Sense of Deception

Author: Victoria Laurie

Release Date: July 7, 2015

Publisher: Berkley Books

Pages: 368 pages

Genre: Cozy Mystery

My Rating: 5star


goodreadssynopsis

In “New York Times” bestselling author Victoria Laurie s newest Psychic Eye Mystery, Abby Cooper senses a convicted killer is innocent, but she ll need hard evidence to save the woman before it s too late A ticked-off judge has tossed Abby in the slammer for contempt of court, and during her brief but unpleasant stay she learns the story of a condemned woman who is facing a far more serious sentence. Skylar Miller has been found guilty of murder and faces the death penalty. Everyone believes she s guilty, including her own family and her ex-husband everyone, that is, except Abby, whose finely honed intuition tells her this woman doesn t belong behind bars. With the help of her husband Dutch and her friend Candice, Abby launches into her own investigation to clear Skylar and find the real killer. But after a final appeal is denied and Skylar s attorney scrambles for a stay of execution, time is running short and the list of suspects keeps growing. There s no margin for error as the life of an innocent woman hangs in the balance “


my review

Victoria Laurie is probably one of my favourite Cozy mystery authors.

This book was so amazing that I literally had to read it in one sitting. Absolutely fantastic!!!

You’d think because it was the 13th book in the series that the series would start to get boring, but I swear it just gets better and better.

When I finished this one I immediately bought the next one, even though I was on a book buying ban. It’s that good.

If you’ve ever thinking of trying out the genre of cozy mysteries I really recommend starting with this series!