The Lover's Knot: A Someday Quilts Mystery (Center Point Premier Mystery)

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Overjoyed to receive a handmade quilt from her grandmother as an engagement gift until her fiancé calls off the wedding, Nell seeks refuge at her grandmother's home in picturesque Archers Rest, until the body of a flirtatious local handyman turns up in the quilt shop and Nell is drawn into the investigation--and to the handsome police chief. A first novel. (Mystery & Detective)

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CLARE O’DONOHUE is a freelance television writer/producer. She produced television’s most popular quilting show, Simply Quilts, on HGTV, and she is currently producing and writing for a variety of television crime shows, including Forensic Files. This is her first novel.

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aOaDonohue debuts her Someday Quilts Mystery series with a promising story about womenas friendships and quilting. It is a pleasant, even a gentle readaexcept for the cheating boyfriend and the murder. Nell Fitzgerald is excited to receive a beautiful, handmade loveras-knot quilt as an engagement gift from her grandmother, Eleanor. But then things begin to go horribly wrong. Her fiancA(c), Ryan, suddenly decides to call off the wedding. Nell leaves New York to visit her grandmother in the small town of Archers Rest. As the grieving Nell becomes acquainted with her grandmothersa quilt shop, called Someday Quilts, and her circle of friends, two more unfortunate events take place: her grandmother breaks her leg, and the body of a flirtatious handyman is found in the quilt shop. Nell turns her attention to solving the mystery, while the quilters begin to teach her about their art. Fiction about quilting is popular right now, and fans will make the connection to Jennifer Chiaverinias "Elm Creek Quilts" books and Emilie Richardsa "Shenandoah Album" series. Mystery readers will also think of Earlene Fowleras terrific "Benni Harper" series. Look forward to Nellas further adventures in Archers Rest.a
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?O?Donohue debuts her Someday Quilts Mystery series with a promising story about women's friendships and quilting. It is a pleasant, even a gentle read?except for the cheating boyfriend and the murder. Nell Fitzgerald is excited to receive a beautiful, handmade lover?s-knot quilt as an engagement gift from her grandmother, Eleanor. But then things begin to go horribly wrong. Her fianc?, Ryan, suddenly decides to call off the wedding. Nell leaves New York to visit her grandmother in the small town of Archers Rest. As the grieving Nell becomes acquainted with her grandmothers? quilt shop, called Someday Quilts, and her circle of friends, two more unfortunate events take place: her grandmother breaks her leg, and the body of a flirtatious handyman is found in the quilt shop. Nell turns her attention to solving the mystery, while the quilters begin to teach her about their art. Fiction about quilting is popular right now, and fans will make the connection to Jennifer Chiaverini's "Elm Cree

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