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Pinned for Murder by Elizabeth Lynn Casey


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Also by Elizabeth Lynn Casey:

Patterned After Death, June 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Needle and Dread, April 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Wedding Duress, April 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Taken In, August 2014
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Let It Sew, November 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Dangerous Alterations, November 2011
Paperback / e-Book
Deadly Notions, April 2011
Pinned for Murder, October 2010
Mass Market Paperback
Death Threads, May 2010
Sew Deadly, August 2009

Pinned for Murder
Elizabeth Lynn Casey

A Mystery

Southern Sewing Circle #3
Berkley Prime Crime
October 2010
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Featuring: Tori Sinclair
288 pages
ISBN: 0425237893
EAN: 9780425237892
Mass Market Paperback
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Mystery Cozy

The members of South Carolina's Sweet Briar Ladies Society sewing circle are as loyal and close-knit as the day is long. But when the richest and meanest woman in town turns up murdered, the new Yankee librarian Tori Sinclair finds that some threads can bind dangerously tight.

Southern Sewing Circle


37 comments posted.

Re: Pinned for Murder

It's great to hear your 'process'. I have always wondered how each authors characters 'came to be'. Maybe someday someone will write a whole book on different authors and their processes. I can dream.
(Michele Powell 3:34am October 26, 2010)

I love your process and as I read each book, I'm feeling the same way about the women in the sewing circle.
Dru Ann Love 5:24am October 26, 2010)

What a wonderful process, really getting to know the quirks of the characters and building around that.
Joanne Reynolds 7:47am October 26, 2010)

Thank you so much Elizabeth for your Southern Sewing Circle mystery series!
Cherie Michalec 7:50am October 26, 2010)

That is one of the best things about reading a series is getting to know all the characters and understanding what makes them act as they do.
Maureen Emmons 10:25am October 26, 2010)

I just came across your Southern Sewing Circle mystery series and I can't wait to read it. I live in the south and just love cosy mysteries.
Kathy Chartier 10:41am October 26, 2010)

It's really interesting to read your process. These look like books that I would love to read.

Hopping off to amazon to check them out now!!!

in Germany
Valerie Bongards 11:47am October 26, 2010)

It must be so thrilling to see your characters come alive as you write about them. Thank you for sharing them with us.
Robin McKay 12:39pm October 26, 2010)

The personalities that you wonderful writers create do become "friends".
Marjorie Carmony 12:49pm October 26, 2010)

cannot wait 2 read it
Debbi Shaw 12:51pm October 26, 2010)

That's a great way to start your work on characters.. I do some of the same things... its like I come up with a name for them then what they look like, what they like, where they are from or live and then its a real person to me.. Almost like she or he is sitting there telling me all about themselves. I feel I've made a new friend..Thanks for sharing your process and I cant wait to read your next book.. I do enjoy them a lot...
Heidi Shafer-Wilson 1:32pm October 26, 2010)

I haven't read any of your books, but since I love cozy mysteries with good characterization I'll look for yours next time I go to the book store.
Sue Farrell 1:57pm October 26, 2010)

I love getting to know characters through the pages of a book... watch them grow and overcome obstacles... it is wonderful to see how things come together at the end!
Colleen Conklin 2:08pm October 26, 2010)

I would love to win this.. I love who done it books.. This sounds like my kind of read.
Danielle Pontow 3:08pm October 26, 2010)

It's nice to have you explain how you go about creating your characters and how thay grow, It fun to see how different minds work. I enjoy your books.
Vickie Hightower 4:13pm October 26, 2010)

I have yet to read anything by you, but I love a good mystery and will look for your books. This one looks like one I would love to read.
Joyce Bruner 4:18pm October 26, 2010)

I haven't had a chance to read any of your books yet but I am putting your name on my TBR list. I love mysteries! Thanks for the contest!
Teresa Ward 4:57pm October 26, 2010)

I'm from the South & will be the first to admit it's unique. We've lived a lot of places & my middle son swears you should need a passport to go home...I enjoyed the glimpse into how your characters evolve & live for you, just as they do for readers, how cool!
Ivy Truitt 5:34pm October 26, 2010)

I love watching and reading characters who grow and open up to us. It's like you said, opening up a present and being so amazed at what's there.
Maude Allen 5:43pm October 26, 2010)

I thoroughly enjoyed the insight.
Mary Preston 6:04pm October 26, 2010)

That is EXACTLY why I love series books! I love getting to know a cast of characters that you watch grow and change with each book and you love them more and more with each book!!
Kelli Jo Calvert 6:04pm October 26, 2010)

I love cozy mysteries, I'm looking forward to reading yours. They sound great.
Cheryl Lynne 6:43pm October 26, 2010)

Mysteries are my favorite genre. And the south is my favorite place to be. What a fun excuse to escape into a good read!
Sandy Fielder 7:22pm October 26, 2010)

I love books where the cast of characters continue to grow. It makes them like you have befriend them and going through a journey with each new mystery.
Kai Wong 9:14pm October 26, 2010)

I enjoy reading books I can relate, being a sixty something southern woman, I'm looking forward to your new book.
Sheila True 10:11pm October 26, 2010)

I'm so glad that you had a chance to write your blog!! I tend to gravitate to books that have to do with different crafts, since I'm a knitter, crocheter, and do other needlework as well. Since your story line has to do with a sewing circle, and a mystery to boot, I should feel right at home reading it!! I should fit right in with your cast of characters, too!! I also enjoyed reading about your thought process creating the characters.
Peggy Roberson 10:39pm October 26, 2010)

I love a good mystery
Catherine Myers 11:23pm October 26, 2010)

love your blog
Amanda Edmond 3:28am October 27, 2010)

Thanks, everyone for stopping by!! If you take the time to try out my series, I certainly hope you enjoy it!! And I hope that the ladies of Sweet Briar find a place in your heart as they have mine!
Elizabeth Lynn Casey 9:45am October 27, 2010)

"They become our friends. Friends we root for, friends we yell at, friends we seek out every six to twelve months simply because we miss them.

Reading really doesn’t get any better than that."

You're right. It really doesn't!!


Lynn Rettig 5:50pm October 27, 2010)

Developing a character must be an interesting experience. Thanks for sharing some ideas of what it is like.
Gladys Paradowski 5:55pm October 27, 2010)

Insight is everything, it makes you feel connected to those personas dear to you!
Darci Paice 8:36pm October 27, 2010)

This information is very important to me as a newbie writer. I'm going to post it to my blog. Thank you for your post. I haven't read your books yet, but I'm planning to. Thanks for this giveaway and the chance to win it. I hope I do.
Barbara Shelton 9:31pm October 27, 2010)

I'm looking forward to Pinned for Murder as I've enjoyed the previous book sin the series. Love hearing how the characters develop!
Cynthia Laino 1:08pm October 28, 2010)

I enjoy reading a good mystery--- the kind where I can't wait to find out what happens next.
Anna Speed 2:05pm October 28, 2010)

thank you for the contest I hope i win thank you
Pamela Hansen 5:01pm October 29, 2010)

Thanks for the explanation and writing the stuff I want to read with characters I get attached to. If characters didn't change, it would be tedious. So here's to the growth and development of more sides to the main cahracters and a new crop of minor ones.
Alyson Widen 5:22pm October 29, 2010)

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