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Pleating for Mercy - Melissa Bourbon
Pleating for Mercy
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When her great-grandmother passes away, Harlow Jane Cassidy leaves her job as a Manhattan fashion designer and moves back to Bliss, Texas. But when she opens a dressmaking boutique in the turn-of-the-century farmhouse she inherited, Harlow senses an inexplicable "presence". Her old friend Josie... show more
When her great-grandmother passes away, Harlow Jane Cassidy leaves her job as a Manhattan fashion designer and moves back to Bliss, Texas. But when she opens a dressmaking boutique in the turn-of-the-century farmhouse she inherited, Harlow senses an inexplicable "presence". Her old friend Josie orders a gown for her upcoming wedding, but when Josie's boss turns up dead, Harlow has to find the killer-with a little help from beyond.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451234360 (0451234367)
ASIN: 451234367
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
Series: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery (#1)
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Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it
4.5 Pleating for Mercy (Magical Dressmaking Mystery # 1) - Off to clear the library out!
I picked this up on Murder by Death's recommendation (that's going to be true of most of my future cozy reads), but I wasn't quite sure how I'd like it. Fashion and dressmaking are not really my area (though I've long wanted to learn how to sew), and wasn't sure the setting would hold me. Boy was ...
One Book Away From an Episode of Hoarders
One Book Away From an Episode of Hoarders rated it
4.0
Great start to a cozy mystery series. Cute story, likeable characters and imho, it was over way too quickly. I can't wait to see what is in store for the Cassidy ladies in the future installments. :)
About Happy Books
About Happy Books rated it
5.0 Pleating for Mercy (Magical Dressmaking Mystery, Book 1)
Harlow Jane Cassidy is back in her hometown Bliss, Texas. She has just opened her own dressmaking boutique called Buttons & Bows. Harlows first big commission is a wedding dress for Josie, a woman she knows from her youth. Harlow is excited to finally be able to show what she can do. But when a woma...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Pleating for Mercy (Magical Dressmaking Mystery #1)
Really really enjoyed this book. Great story line, never saw the bad guy coming at the end and the characters and setting are fantastic. I really can't wait for the follow up to this one. Now if only Misa Ramirez would write another Lola Cruz mystery....
Meledstic
Meledstic rated it
4.0 Pleating for Mercy (Magical Dressmaking Mystery, Book 1)
Another home run for a new series first outing!! This was just a fun, pleasant read on every level. A good story, good plotting, "real" characters and a great sense of place. I'll be looking for the next in this series for sure!
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