Buttons and Bones A Needlecraft Mystery #14 (PDF)
I didn t care for this one as much because it seemed obvious what had happened and no one could figure *it out until the end this was an *out until the end This was an look into the lives of persons outside the normal daily lives in Minnesota during the Second World War German POW s are billeted in the Mid West during 1944 However what does that bit of history have to do with a skeleton found beneath a log cabin decades laterSince Jill and Lars are the new owners of this log cabin and since Bess is feeling shaken about her new entlemanit means a mystery to be solved The history was fascinating and taught me about the times prior my birth How much do any of us know about life back then I wonderMs Ferris outdid herself My only comment is that I would like to sense ease and softening in Bess personal relationships They are always so stilted Perhaps that is the Minnesotan way I shall have to continue to read to see I have read all of the needlecraft mysteries to date and this one was one of the better ones Although I did figure out who the skeleton was about halfway through and before Betsy did and also what had basically happened It was still a ood story with most of the usual accompanying characters A small bit of trivia I was checking my list of books read in 2010 and the first one on the list was also by Monica Ferris So unless I manage to finish my next start before Friday midnight Betsy will have been the
subject of first and last books of 2010 A new mystery series for me This one is set in Minnesota of first and last books of 2010 A new mystery series for me This one is set in Minnesota the major character owns a needlework shop Crewel World It s a well written and paced book that includes a new man in the main character s life a dark history of the owners of a cabin and a mystery that takes enough twists and turns without being ory or creepyA couple buys a cabin in Northern Minnesota and while remodeling discover the skeleton of a Nazi prisoner of war. A new Needlecraft mystery from the USA Today bestselling author of Blackwork Owner of the Crewel World needlework shop and part time sleuth Betsy Devonshire heads.
D that I liked this book considering it s a cold case as I don t like cold cases I would have preferred details about needlecrafting but I was satisfied with the mystery What could be less relaxing than a vacation retreat with no electricity and no running water Finding a 60 year old skeleton hidden in the cellarBetsy Devonshire is thrilled when her best friend Jill Larson purchases a lake side cabin However Betsy is hesitant to accept an invitation to spend a long weekend at the rustic cabin Betsy definitely does not enjoy primitive living but she accepts because she doesn
t want to disappoint her friend When they discover a skeleton hidden inwant to disappoint her friend When they discover a skeleton hidden in cellar Betsy is intrigued Who is the skeleton What happened to them Betsy sets out to unravel the mysteryI enjoyed this book I learned uite a bit about World War II in America I loved the fact that Jill s children were featured prominently throughout the book I did find the ending of the book a little flat I am not sure why but the book left me feeling a bit sad I do like this series of books And yes I know I ve said the same thing many times beforeI always feel like I need to et back to my counted cross stitching after I finish one of theseBetsy and her friend Jill discover a skeleton in the root cellar under the cabin Jill and her husband have recently purchased Trying to discover not only who the skeleton was but who killed this person leads the two friends on an interesting part of WWII history I did not know the US held German prisons in POW camps in Minnesota during the warThis is a fast read but then brain based research shows that any time you ve read one book by an author you will read the author s following works faster because your brain has picked up the idiosyncrasies and patterns that author uses when writing Since I ve read all of Ferris books in this series I read them fairly uickly no. The site of a former German POW camp a mysterious crocheted rug and an intricately designed pattern of clues to a decades old crimeFree cross stitch pattern includ.
FREE READ ½ INSTANTPAYDAYLOANSONLINETN.CO.UK í Monica FerrisBuried in the cellar There were German POW camps in Minnesota but how did this young man wind up in the cabin s basementThe unspooling of the story is interesting and takes a few sharp turns Not complex or as fast moving as other series but certainly a ood listening book that keeps your attention I d read others in the series Surprisingly Free to Accept good A strong 3 12 stars The mystery is interesting the research is notiven in spurs of infodumps but is an integral and organic part of the story This is a really ood one in the series where Monica Ferris
SUCCEEDED IN MIXING CRAFTS PLOT POINTS AND CHARACTER HISTORYin mixing crafts plot points and character history and create something interesting and clever Her secondary new characters she introduces are interesting clever and not paper thin I m thinking about Peg for instance or Violet Here s hoping this is a new start for this series because when the author finds a subject she can sink her teeth in she does a wonderful job and creates an interesting and clever cozy mystery like they all should be The Larsons have brought a cabin in Northern Minnesota On a trip there Jill and Lars planned to cleanup the cabin and Betsy went along to hear the loons call The old linoleum floor is removed showing a trapdoor The
group found a skeleton that appeared to be murder Jill wants to know and howfound a skeleton that appeared to be murder Jill wants to know who and was placed in the cellar Betsy agrees to help in Jill s investigation They soon find that body might be that of a German POW that escape from the concentration camp during World War Two The ending will surprise you really a 35 I m not sure why the lack of urgency maybe if you read the blurb the murder happened 45years ago I know that shouldn t matter but if I m not in the thick of it with the murderer hot on my ahem the sleuth s heels no intensity on my part not that I look for intensity in a cozy far from it Yes I AM an enigma wrapped in a puzzle I m surprise. For the Minnesota north woods to renovate an old cabin But beneath the awful linoleum is something even uglier the skeleton of a Nazi Betsy's investigation yields.