Seaside Knitters #6
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Featuring: Cass Halloran; Birdie Favazza; Izzy Perry
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As Izzy Perry and the Seaside Knitters prepare Izzy's yarn
studio for the tourist season, fellow knitter Birdie Favazza
has her hands full with Gabby, a granddaughter she never
knew existed. Gabby soon becomes a fixture in the
town--riding off on Birdie's bike, teaching her own crochet
class, even striking up an unlikely friendship with a
reclusive fisherman, Finnegan, who is the source of much
Then lobsterwoman Cass Halloran stumbles over the old
fisherman, his body covered with leaves and sea grass and
wearing the yellow fleece vest she once made for him. When
Cass becomes a suspect in his murder, the knitters rally to
protect their dear friend.
Soon the Seaside Knitters will discover that caring for
Gabby while casting their net for a killer is a tricky
business, indeed. They'll have to keep their wits about
them as they piece together the clues in an effort to catch
the killer before one of their own winds up knitting behind
43 comments posted.
Re: A Fatal Fleece
Congrats on your new release. You're a new to me author, so I went to the library's website and requested Death by Cashmere to give your series a try.
(Anne Muller 9:28am June 11, 2012)
That is why I like series because you get to know the characters more in each book.
(Maureen Emmons 10:24am June 11, 2012)
Hi Anne--hope you enjoy Death by Cashmere. Let me know.
(Sally Goldenbaum 11:24am June 11, 2012)
Maureen--Do series characters ever seem warn out to you? That's what I want
to avoid! so that they are like good friends...you like them better as you age
(Sally Goldenbaum 11:26am June 11, 2012)
Congratus on your new release. I enjoy mysteries and I look forward to reading yours.
(Lori Yost 11:33am June 11, 2012)
lori. Hope you enjoy it.
(Sally Goldenbaum 11:52am June 11, 2012)
I haven't yet had a chance to read any of your books - but I've been meaning to get them. I would LOVE to win - but even if I don't, I plan to get your books. Best of look with all you do.
(Nancy Reynolds 11:56am June 11, 2012)
Thanks so much, Nancy! I hope you enjoy them....
(Sally Goldenbaum 12:27pm June 11, 2012)
(Debbi Shaw 1:35pm June 11, 2012)
Haven't yet read any of your books-but I love continuing characters-they become almost like family, even to the readers.
(Patricia Hill 1:55pm June 11, 2012)
Looks really good! Great blog post as well :)
(Rachael Whitzman 1:58pm June 11, 2012)
Sounds like great reading. I'd love to win it.
(Wilma Frana 2:35pm June 11, 2012)
Hi Debbi, Patricia, Rachael, and Wilma--thanks for stopping by. I appreciate
your comments and hope you enjoy the Seaside Knitters!
(Sally Goldenbaum 3:00pm June 11, 2012)
Congratulations. I look forward to checking out this series.
(Shannon Scott 3:06pm June 11, 2012)
This sounds like my kind of book. Thank you for giving us a chance to win it.
(Anna Speed 3:18pm June 11, 2012)
I really like series because when you fall in love with a character ou kind of follow their life...thanks so much for a chance to win it!!!
(Bonnie Capuano 3:48pm June 11, 2012)
I love series and A FATAL FLEECE sounds good! Thanks for the contest.
(Marcy Shuler 4:09pm June 11, 2012)
I love your book covers and am anxious to read this series. Thanks for introducing me to your books and would love to win #6. Do I need to read them in order?
(Linda Luinstra 4:17pm June 11, 2012)
I haven't read any of your books, so I am going to do what Anne Mueller suggested. Get book #1 out of the library and read it. I stil would like to win this book, though!
(Kathleen Bianchi 4:29pm June 11, 2012)
I haven't read this series but as a knitter, it caught my eye. I can't wait to start with #1. I do want to know, do your characters reveal themselves around your plot or one of their own?
(Renee Brown 5:20pm June 11, 2012)
Just the kind of book I like!
(Shirley Nienkark 5:21pm June 11, 2012)
Since my girlfriend love to knit and crochet and is an avid reader, this is just the book for her!
(Rich Cook 5:32pm June 11, 2012)
I love to knit, too, as well as reading avidly. thanks for a
chance at winning.
(Mary Hay 5:39pm June 11, 2012)
Sounds really good!! Thanks for the giveaway!
(Natasha Donohoo 8:05pm June 11, 2012)
Sounds like a great series and my type of read.
(Sheila True 8:56pm June 11, 2012)
Sounds like a great book. Thanks for giving me a chance to win and read your book.
(Linda Hall 10:08pm June 11, 2012)
Thank you all for the nice comments'. I hope you enjoy the seaside series .
You don't even need to be a knitter to join in. Renee--I am thinking about
your question and it intrigues me. I think it ends up being a mix of both. The
main idea starts out from me, but once I am into the book, the four mAin
women enter into the mystery in ways I don't always anticipate. Thanks
(Sally Goldenbaum 10:11pm June 11, 2012)
Enjoyed your thoughts on how your characters surprised you as you develop the stories.......the series sounds like fun. Looking forward to dive in and get to meet your great ladies!
(Ruth Michel 10:18pm June 11, 2012)
Whenever I see a book having to do with a group of knitters, I am automatically hooked!! Being a knitter and crocheter myself, along with other crafts, I can relate to these women. When you have a mystery thrown in on top of it, that's icing on the cake!! Since you came in here to let us know about your latest book, I wrote your other books down so they can be on my TBR list. I don't want to miss any of your prior books, and want to get to know these ladies. I was also in a knitting club for 4 years until we broke up, and it broke my heart when it happened!! The girls were like my extended family. The covers to your books are not only colorful but very clever. Best of luck with your latest book!! You now have a new reader, and I'm sure I'll be passing your name on to a few of my friends.
(Peggy Roberson 10:43pm June 11, 2012)
sounds like a great read.
(Jennifer Beck 11:50pm June 11, 2012)
sounds like a great series .can't wait to get one and start reading them. Congrats.
(Richard Randazzo 10:02am June 12, 2012)
Peggy --loved your comments and thanks for telling your friends. And you
need to start another knitting group--it's such good therapy. Richard,
thanks. Hope you enjoy the mysteries.jennifer and Ruth, thanks so much
for stopping by. I hope you enjoy the books!
(Sally Goldenbaum 11:08am June 12, 2012)
i am a knitter, and a knitting teacher here in michigan city
indiana! and to find out theres an awesome book out having to
do with knitting, and an entwined story of lies, oooo sounds
juicy! i cant wait! congrats on your publishing and cant wait
(Joanne Hale 11:15am June 12, 2012)
Great series. Really interesting release.
(Roxana Perez 12:40pm June 12, 2012)
I enjoy series mysteries because each book lets me know more about the characters and I feel like they become my friends. I haven't tried the knitters series because knitting and sewing are so foreign to me, but now the way you have described your ladies, I simply must go buy the first of the series and start reading.
(Sue Farrell 12:55pm June 12, 2012)
How wonderful to have characters with whom you bond and feel like they are
friends. I used to knit some years ago, however, I think my carpel tunnel
problems would not go with that. Knitting by the seaside with friends sounds
like Heaven. All the best!
(Connie Fischer 6:35pm June 12, 2012)
Your characters do seem like old friends and getting to know them even better is great fun. When they "surprise you" they certainly surprise us readers. Great work!
(Gladys Paradowski 8:37pm June 12, 2012)
I look forward to checking out your series of books. This is the first time that I've read about your series. I am always looking for new authors to follow.
(Pam Scott 8:55pm June 12, 2012)
The entire series looks amazing. I'm looking forward to reading them all.
(Mary Preston 9:36pm June 12, 2012)
I feel like I've made new friends! Thank you all. Joanne, thanks for the good
wishes. You, too Roxana. Sue, your feedback about series characters is helpful.
It's always comforting to know readers bond with them like I do. Connie--I've
had carpal tunnel, too. Sometimes it does slow me down. But I hope you don't
need to be a knitter to enjoy the series. I think Friendship and a close-knit town
carry the characters. Gladys, thanks! I like (naturally!) that YOU like Nell, Birdie,
Izzy and Cass. Pam and Mary, hope you enjoy them. Let me know!
(Sally Goldenbaum 10:53pm June 13, 2012)
A knitting mystery series I haven't seen before! I have read several of the Maggie Sefton ones 'Fleece Navidad' and 'Knit One, Kill Two' etc. on the pretext of buying them for my mother's Christmas presents. Now I get to do it all over again! In the above series some of the characters are alpaca ranchers and the wool is used for their crafts. Do your characters use unusual fine fibres too?
(Clare O'Beara 5:39am June 14, 2012)
I am new to these books but they sound great! Thank you for the opportunity to enter this contest, I sure hope I win!
(Ann Thaxton 3:48pm June 14, 2012)
Looks like fun. I just picked up a few knitting stories this week.
(Alyson Widen 4:54pm June 17, 2012)
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