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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (181 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Monica Ferris Narrator: Susan Boyce Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Needlecraft Mysteries Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781482983647
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Betsy Devonshire, full-time owner of the Crewel World needlework shop and part-time sleuth, has hooked more than a few crooks in the USA Today bestselling Needlecraft Mysteries. Now Betsy learns the hard way that a murder is still murder, any way you color it.

Betsy is a natural-born yarnsmith—so it’s only fitting that some of her favorite items to stock come from the dye-works of Hailey Brent. Hailey makes hand-dyed knitting wool, silk, soy, and corn yarns. She uses only natural vegetable dyes, creating soft and beautiful colors. Which means her yarns are expensive but well worth it.

Unfortunately, someone thinks they’re worth killing for.

When Hailey’s body is discovered shot dead in her workshop, Betsy discovers that there was a lot about Hailey she would have never guessed. Like her penchant for stealing other’s property for her own use, her use of dangerous additives to create her so-called all-natural fibers—and a scheming mind that had made her more than one enemy.

Now, Betsy must wring the truth from a bevy of colorful suspects because the truth just might mean the difference between living—and dyeing.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Monica Ferris is a talented writer who knows how to keep the attention of her fans.”

    Midwest Book Review

  • “Ferris continues to charm with her latest Needlecraft mystery…She expertly builds multilayered characters and presents motives that will have you guessing until the very end. The conclusion wraps up nicely with an old wives’ tale leading to the discovery of the murder weapon.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Ferris’ fans will be charmed.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Ferris’ characterizations are top-notch, and the action moves along at a crisp pace.”

    Booklist

  • “Fans will enjoy the needlework lore…and the ongoing adventures.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Karen | 2/9/2014

    " Nice and light. Listened to the audio version. Good narrator made the book more enjoyable. I didn't figure out the killer until........(no spoiler from me) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kresti Lyddon | 2/2/2014

    " These are really fun mysteries. Set in Excelsior, MN and environs, it's fun to read about my home town area. Monica Ferris spins a good yarn (pun intended...) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tara Choate | 2/2/2014

    " I ended up skimming the last 2/3 of this book. Even for a cozy, it moved pretty slow. And this is clearly a series that has a lot of back story; I won't be reading any more of this series, but might check out another by the author. The info about dyeing was interesting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth Revers | 1/31/2014

    " Another fine addition to a great series. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Claudette | 1/20/2014

    " Mostly good. But once the author introduced the 'old wives tale', it was fairly obvious at that point who the killer was, and I still had quite a lot of book left to read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Trisha | 1/14/2014

    " I liked this but didn't love it. I actually got bored with quite a few parts of the story line but still love the characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Fmorlan | 12/21/2013

    " betsey is known for her sleuthing as well as her needlework shop. when a teacher of dying yarns is killed a friend asks betsey to look into it. what she finds is interesting to all. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Din | 12/16/2013

    " Rather shallow. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy Sebesta | 12/2/2013

    " An interesting twist at the end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carol | 11/1/2013

    " The ending just didn't hang together for me. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mary | 10/19/2013

    " I like the references to needlepoint but find the mystery contrived and the solution silly. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kayt18 | 10/18/2013

    " Not as good as her others I think. I had the murderer and the reason for it pegged quite early on. And that doesnt happen for me in most of my favorite cozy novels. Seemed to be a bit all over the place. Still a very fun read and quite informative about several subjects. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anne | 10/17/2013

    " The characters in this mystery series are comfortable, like old friends. It is set in the town where I live and I do like knitting, so I read them. They are good, quick to read, nothing too complex or emotionally trying. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Afender | 9/4/2013

    " I liked this series of books. The characters were at times a little boring and predictable but it was a fun read at the gym-nothing to have to consider, which is good when your on a treadmill! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ptaylor | 8/29/2013

    " Very light and completely unbelievable. Still, it was a nice break between more substantial reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liz | 8/8/2013

    " Betsy Devonshire solves another one. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nancy | 7/3/2013

    " I knew who did it right at the beginning, but I liked learning more about natural dyes. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan Earle | 4/9/2013

    " An excellent addition to this long-standing mystery series. A difficult and seeminginly unsolvable case eventually is resolved, almost by accident. A quality who-dunit. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Bevjirwin | 2/11/2013

    " stale-not up to her usual standards "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heidi Hooten | 1/10/2013

    " I like Monica Ferris, because I love the idea of this needlework shop. A nice, simple cozy mystery. "

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About the Author
Author Monica Ferris

Monica Ferris is the USA Today bestselling author of several mystery series under various pseudonyms. She lives in Minnesota.

About the Narrator

Susan Boyce is an audiobook narrator and an actor who has worked onstage at Trinity Repertory Theater, Worcester Foothills Theater, the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland, and every major ragtime and traditional jazz festival in the United States. She has won three AudioFile Earphones Awards.