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FREE PATTERN WASN T INSPIRING THE FREE RECIPE WASN pattern wasn t inspiring The free recipe wasn either The recipes by Joanne Fluke are delicious If I didn t really love crochet and now a lot about it I probably would ve given the book 1 star instead of 2 I enjoyed the parts that dealt with learning the craft I didn t much care for the stupid antics of the main character and how she actually broke the law a few times to snoop There s one thing to be curious it s another to be foolhardy and have no regard for one s own safetyThat s one of my biggest problems with a lot of these craft genre mysteries The protagonists tend to pull really dumb stunts when it comes to trying to solve the crime on their own Not to mention the whole romance part of the novel didn t make me happy eitherSo again if you like crochet it s a okay If you don t you probably won t like it Don t buy this book if you like crochet It is maddening how many times they discuss how to make a chain There is no discussion of any interesting stitches and the entire book is focused on getting ONE granny suares afghan done by multiple not likeable people Snore And yet that s slightly interesting than the mystery I really wanted to like this book since it was a gift and I love crochet but the writing is stilted cliched and dull and the characters no better As a cozy it had all the cozy tropes but none of the cozy feeling I did not care about the victim the accused or the murderer The setting was probably the best part and yet I have zero interest in returning to "This Tarzana Bookshop Community I "Tarzana bookshop community I this just as much as her nitting although it wasn t as funny I really didn t like Molly s son Peter He is way too and snobbish for me and the way he talks to his mother is appalling It was nice to read a book with crochet in it rather than nitting I An Alien Heat know how to do both but I much prefer to crochet LOL I m hoping the next one has better things happening between Barry and Molly though as Barry doesn t seem to see things the way Molly does I had to make myselfeep reading the book till I finished it I did not care for the main character at all She read like she was 16 or 12 NOT closer to my senior citizen age as she was described Only wanting to The Alchemy of Culture: Intoxicants in Society know who did the murder ad if our protagonist would totally ruin her relationship with the dream date cop was what got me to the end of the bookAt some point I may Res don't look that hard to makeBut while Molly's fending off a detective with a grudge and navigating crochet group politics the realiller is at large And it's up to Molly to catch the culprit before she winds up in a tight notDelicious recipe and crochet pattern includ. ,
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What do you do when you think you might be losing your job things are rocky with the boyfriend being too pushy and you inadvertently become a murder suspect Why crochet of course Excellent characters draw you in but the plot eeps you on the hook I am really excited to have found this series as it appears that it is all on audiobook so I ll have a book to listen to while on the go for awhile and a good book at that I can t wait to see what happens in the next book Molly Pink a widow has two grown sons and a job at a book store She has a special friend a detective who is divorced and has a teenage son Molly and her best friend join a crochet group that is making an afghan for charity even though they just learned how to crochet the night before joining the group This should be a rich full life for anyone but somehow Molly manages to enrich it She finds a murder victim an acuaintance and immediately becomes a person of interest in the crime She barely stays one step ahead of major trouble in trying to clear her name There is also trouble in the romance department and a handsome lawyer may some addition interest to that problem This debut novel in this series has a lot going for it including delightful characters in a cozy setting This is actually my second time reading this book and I remember enjoying it much the first time I read it For me the book was pretty boring and not well written especially with overly repeated use of one action like eye rolling I felt that there were a lot of parts that just seemed pointless which wound up slowing d If you want a
perfectly lovely cozy murder mystery on the levellovely cozy murder mystery on the level a MacMillan and Wife TV episode then Hooked on Murder is your cup of tea Molly is a 40 something widow who is working in a bookstore running the events schedule She is also the one who set up the Tarzana Hookers crochet club to begin meeting in the bookstore So when the fouding Tarzana Hooker ends up dead found by Molly and Molly becomes the main suspect of course she is going to learn how to crochet and become an
"Amateur SleuthIt Is A Pleasant "sleuthIt is a pleasant lots of red herrings but there is a little something missing for me depth As a crocheter I did laugh at the Sonic Alchemy: Visionary Music Producers and Their Maverick Recordings knitters who slammed crochet and got their wrists slapped That all rang true but I wanted tonow about the characters Why were Dinah and Molly friends Why won t Molly commit There were sparks with her and Barry but not like Morelli and. Molly Pink is about to discover the joys of crochet It's a relaxing escape from her hectic life as a bookstore event manager and from the stress of being Tarzana California's latest murder suspectFor Molly the weekly crochet group at Shedd Royal Books and More was just anot. Stephanie The Stephanie Plum series by Janet
Evanovitch The Lawyer At The End SeemsThe lawyer at the end seems provide an intriguing chance at a love triangle but Molly seems too sad and confused to really carry it off Perhaps giving her only a year after her husband s death was not enough time There need to be emotional connections small graphic details and not just descriptions of what people are wearing Adele is annoying
But In A Two Dimensional Way She Has A Momentin a two dimensional way She has a moment Molly when it really seems we are about to see into her in a detailed way but Hechtman takes the easy road by having Adele go back to her usual self at the end of the conversation When Dinah is in the yarn store and finds herself with a bag of yarn she just bought and doesn t understand why it is easy for the author to have Adele say that all crocheters find them selves buying yarn all the time But it didn t really describe that sense of longing for the yarn so the touch and texture and being drawn to that particular shade and Mapping wild gardens: The symbolic conquest of South Africa (African literatures in English) knowing that somewhere there is a pattern out there that you will use to create the perfect gift or the perfect scarf or the perfect whatever That sense of yarn addiction was missing And if it is a crochet murder mystery the yarn addiction is going to need to get pronouncedThere is a lot to like about this series and if you want just a cozy mystery this will do just fine This was a pretty good read there just seemed to be a lot left out and then at times too much thrown in I did enjoy the characters and the lead Molly Pink is near to my age and a widow trying out the dating scene again so I could relate somewhat I am looking forward to the next book in the series Hopefully it will flow better I m a crocheter not anitter so I was excited to see this book on the library shelves and to see it was part of a series too I m not a fan of mysteries but I enjoyed Joanne Fluke s mysteries so maybe I d just never run into a good mystery series beforeAnd I still haven t In a way the book reminded me too much of Joanne Fluke s mysteries The sleuth in both books dates a cop and happens upon a body The sleuth hides evidence and gets in the way of the law and thus solves the mystery The sleuth gets and Gramatica de baza a limbii romane keeps her man by feeding him good homecooked mealsBy the end of the book I was tired of the phrases involving the rolling of the eyes I work with teenagers and I m tired of eye rolling much less reading about grown women in their 40s and Her event to manage Then she stumbled across the body of group leader Ellen Sheridan Her complicated past with Ellen has made her a prime suspect and after being cuffed and uestioned she could use a little diversion Never mind that she doesn'tnow how to crochet Granny sua.