Thursday, January 30, 2014

Quilt Trip: A Southern Quilting Mystery - Book Beginnings on Friday and Friday 56

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What happens when a group of women (all quilters) are trapped for days inside a creaky old home during an ice storm? No electricity, ghosts, a pantry with limited food, and... murder?

I enjoyed this sweet cozy mystery - maybe because I'm a quilter and Southern, or maybe because it was a fun escape.

Book Beginning:
     Beatrice Coleman looked in horror at her neighbor Meadow Downey. "You mean we're not even invited? We're gate-crashing?"
     They were in Meadow's aging green van and Meadow was speedily driving them to a home just slightly outside their town of Dappled Hills, North Carolina.

Friday 56 (at 56% on my Kindle):
Sometime in the middle of the night, they were all awakened by a piercing scream from upstairs. The fire had burned out and the library was completely dark.

Genre: Cozy Mystery
Number of Pages: 305 Pages
Amazon Link: Quilt Trip

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17 comments:

Cheryl said...

Just added this book to my Amazon wish list. Sounds like a great read. Happy Friday.

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gautami tripathy said...

Wonderful 56! It is worth checking out!

Here is my post

Harvee said...

Reminds me of an Agatha Christie mystery! I enjoyed this one.
Harvee
Book Dilettante

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I love cozies...and quilts! Great excerpts...and what a gorgeous cover! Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

It was a cute story.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I probably learned of this book from your blog! It was a fun read.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I always look forward to your book selections, as well as your comments. Thank you for stopping by this morning.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

Thank you for stopping by. I enjoyed your blog post too.

Ruty B. said...

I like the beggining, the 56 choice let me wanting for more I want to know who and why there was a scream :)
Thnks for visiting my blog
Ruty@Reading...Dreaming

Yvonne said...

I have this one and I can't wait to read it. Sounds wonderful!

fredamans said...

My mom is a quilter and this reminded me of her.

Happy weekend!

Sandra Nachlinger said...

It was a fun story that I really enjoyed.

Bea said...

I like the sounds of this. I may need to see if my library has it or can get it.

jacquie said...

Love the cover! AND the teaser...another one on my to be read list :)

Sandra Nachlinger said...

Thank you for stopping by.

Laura Thomas said...

Gotta have it. I am addicted to these cozy mysteries with their quirky characters and colorful covers. They always have such fun titles too. Just read and reviewed A Tale of Two Biddies and had a blast!

Sandra Nachlinger said...

A Tale of Two Biddies sounds like fun. Thanks for telling me about it.