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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Gone But Knot Forgotten by Mary Marks

 
 
 
 
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Mass Market Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Kensington (August 25, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-0758292094
E-Book ASIN: B00QDYVA38
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Synopsis
Sorting through the estate of a wealthy recluse may sound like a fascinating task, but when the skeletons in the closets turn out to be real, Martha and her quilting pals wish they’d stuck to basting and batting. . .
Martha Rose is stunned when she hears that her best friend from high school has passed away. Her shock doubles when she learns that Harriet Oliver made her the executor of her estate. But when investigators determine that Harriet was murdered, Martha recruits her fellow quilters to help find the culprit. She’s mastered the art of piecing together blocks to create intricate quilts, but piecing together her friend’s murder will prove far more challenging. . .
 
What I Thought:
 
This book grabbed my attention from the beginning and kept it the whole way through.  Martha just can't keep away from dead bodies. In this story, she is contacted by a lawyers office and finds out she has been made the executrix of a long lost friends will.  The friend, Harriet, had been dead for more than ten months in her home before anyone found her.  Martha, of course, knew there was foul play before the authorities ever did.  So she sets out, with the help of her quilting buddies, Birdie and Lucy, to find out the truth.  Of course, there has to be a quilt involved.  On top of it all, Martha's love life is on the rebound, but she isn't sure what she wants.  This is a great read.  Good job Mary.
 
I received a complimentary copy for my honest review.
 
About the Author
Born and raised in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, Mary Marks earned a B.A. in Anthropology from UCLA and an M.A. in Public Administration from the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. In 2004 she enrolled in the UCLA Extension Writers Program. Her first novel, Forget Me Knot, was a finalist in a national writing competition in 2011. She is currently a reviewer of cozy mysteries for The New York Journal of Books at www.nyjournalofbooks.com.

Readers can visit her at www.marymarksmysteries.com and https://www.facebook.com/mmarks2013
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12 comments:

  1. Thank you for the great review for the book sounds like a great read. I have to say the cover is pretty!

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  2. Nice review, Melina! I think this sounds like a great read!

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  3. Thank you for the great review! I would really like to read this, as it sounds so interesting. Most especially, who would want to be the one who determined their best friend from school was murdered, much less discover why. This sounds like something I would appreciate. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  4. Thank you for the great review! I would really like to read this, as it sounds so interesting. Most especially, who would want to be the one who determined their best friend from school was murdered, much less discover why. This sounds like something I would appreciate. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  5. Love this post! The more I read about this book, the more I want to read it! Thanks for the chance! :)

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