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Old Maid's Puzzle
By: Terri Thayer
A Quilting Mystery #2

Release Date: September 2008
Specs: 9780738712185 | 5 x 8 x 1 IN  |  288 pages
Price: $13.95
In Stock? Yes, ready to ship


Thirty-year-old techie Dewey Pellicano is trying to make a go of Quilter Paradiso, the quilt shop she inherited from her mother. But she's facing a patchwork of problems—fierce competition, an uncooperative employee (who also happens to be Dewey's sister-in-law) and, oh yes, a dead body in the alley.

Dewey pins her hopes on the store's huge 20th anniversary sale and appearance on national television. With the help of her smolderingly hot detective boyfriend Buster Healy, can Dewey save her shop and find the killer?

Praise for Terri Thayer's Wild Goose Chase
"Cutting-edge drama deftly sliced to reveal the sass beneath the surface of the quilting business." —Margaret Miller, author of AnglePlay Blocks

"Put down your piecework, brew yourself a cup o'Joe, fill up a snack bowl, and laze around the yard this spring with this amusing quilt-themed mystery." —Mark Lipinski's Quilter's Home Magazine


"Extremely well written, the book not only kept me turning pages, but had me nodding delightedly at the dead-aim Terri takes on the contemporary quilting world."
--A Charmed Life, the blog of Quilting Arts features editor, Cate Prato

"As much as this is a murder mystery, [Old Maid's Puzzle] is also a story of women, their crafts, and their lives and loves."
--Gumshoe Review

--Kirkus Reviews

"A fun mystery with as many pieces as a complex quilt, Old Maid's Puzzle has much to offer readers."
--Mystery Reader

"A very refreshing doesn't have to be a quilting aficionado or even know the first thing about quilt patterns to appreciate the mystery crafted in Old Maid's Puzzle."
--Mysterious Reviews

"Readers will eagerly await the next book in the series to see how things go after the surprising conclusion of this book."
--Fresh Fiction

"A near perfect cozy mystery with a great intergenerational cast."
--Cozy Library

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