Knit, Purl, Die by Anne Canadeo
Angela Simmons
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By Angela Simmons
Published on 01/20/2010
A craft murder mystery with a bit of knitting on the side.

Knit, Purl, Die by Anne Canadeo

Here’s what the back of the book has to say,

Gloria Sterling had it all-money, looks, and a new sexy young husband. So when she’s found floating face down in her own swimming pool, shock waves ripple through the tiny town Plum Harbor. At the Black Sheep Knitting Shop, Maggie Messina and her circle are devastated to lose their dear friend-a woman as colorful as her fabulous yarn creations.
The police are quick to call it an accident, but sorting out Gloria’s final hours leaving too many loose ends to satisfy her friends. The vivacious, fifty-something cougar had her French manicured tips in a more than a few pots, and the threads of some inside deals stashed in her chic knitting tote.
Who was the last person to see Gloria alive that quite summer night? Two empty wine glasses suggests that she wasn’t home alone knotting the entire evening………….The Black Sheep need to know the truth and set out to unravel-stitch by stitch-the weighty secrets that pulled poor Gloria under.

My Thoughts

I enjoyed Knit, Purl, Die, normally I do not go for mystery books, although I found that I could not put this one down. Anne Canadeo has created a brilliant cast of characters that complete this tale. She also has created a small town everybody knows everybody, friends for life setting that I enjoyed. Truly a crafty mystery that will have you guessing the whole way through. With a “meet the Black Sheep Knitters” guide and a bonus section in the back with knitting ideas and recipes, it is as though you yourself are welcomed into their flock of knitters.

Knit, Purl, Die is the second book in The Black Sheep Knitting Mystery Series I do have to say while it does reference the first book the references are well explained and the second book does read as a stand alone book. Although once you read Knit, Purl, Die I guarantee that you will want to read the first novel.