Title: A Fatal Fleece
Author: Sally Goldenbaum
Series: Seaside Knitters Mystery #6
Synopsis (from bn.com):
This summer in Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, one of the Seaside Knitters gets tangled up with a precocious granddaughter, and another stands accused of sending a local resident on a permanent vacation…
As Izzy and the Seaside Knitters prepare her yarn studio for the tourist season, fellow knitter Birdie Favazza has her hands full with her granddaughter Gabby. The little girl soon becomes a fixture in the town and even strikes up a friendship with a reclusive local fisherman, Finnegan, who is the source of much local turbulence.
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 must rally to protect their 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…or one of their own will wind up knitting behind bars.
My thoughts: Hmmmm, what can I say . . . I am having mixed feelings about this series over the last couple of books. I don’t know whether it is I need a break from cozy mysteries for awhile or if the books are just getting increasingly slow and a bit boring.
I truly do enjoy the setting and the main characters in this series . . . it just feels as if the story lines regarding the actual murder mystery have been dragging quite a bit. Ugh!
I will keep giving it a try since of course like any good reader . . . I already own the entire series 🙂
Overall, a fun cozy mystery series with great main characters and a charming, cozy location – but increasingly slow plot lines!!
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