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Irish Knit Murder (A Knit & Nibble Mystery #9) (Mass Market)
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St. Patrick’s Day takes an unexpected turn for crafting magazine editor Pamela Paterson and the members of her knitting club when a member of a prominent New Jersey family is found dead…
The Listers have been part of Arborville society for generations—though seventy-something Isobel Lister doesn’t fit the role of upper-crust heiress. She’s always been a colorful character, and her fun-loving spirit is on display at the senior center celebration as she performs some beloved Irish songs. But just minutes later, her body is found backstage.
It’s hard to imagine who’d target such a harmless eccentric, but Pamela finds herself suspecting everyone. There’s the Wiccan who thought St. Patrick wasn’t so saintly; the woman upset about cultural appropriation who feels the commercialization of shamrocks is a sham; the two men Isobel was seeing, who could have been green with jealousy—and old friends and family who may have feared Isobel would spill their secrets. But Pamela’s on the case, and that means for the killer, the jig will soon be up . . .
About the Author
Peggy Ehrhart is a former English professor who lives in Leonia, New Jersey, where she writes mysteries and plays blues guitar. She holds a Ph.D. in medieval literature from the University of Illinois and taught writing and literature at Queens College, CUNY, and Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she was a tenured full professor. Her short stories have appeared in Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine, Crime and Suspense, Flashing in the Gutters, Spinetingler, Crime Scene: New Jersey 2, and Murder New York Style. A longtime member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime, Peggy served on the board of MWA New York as head of the Mentor Committee. She was president of Sisters in Crime NY/TriState from 2013 to 2015. Peggy regularly attends mystery-writing conferences and participates in conference panels and also gives talks on mystery fiction at libraries in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey.
Praise for the Knit & Nibble Mystery series by Peggy Ehrhart
“With an unlikely heroine and a knack for finding the “pattern” in the murders, this is a series that will appeal to many cozy fans.” —The Parkersburg News and Sentinel on Died in the Wool
“Ehrhart has done a great job creating a complex mystery, as well as a new “detective” who is all heart. Not only do you receive an intriguing whodunit, but readers will also be given a delicious recipe and knitting tips from a master of the craft.” —Suspense Magazine on Murder, She Knit
“It all comes together in a satisfying ending to an enjoyable read. Find directions for knitting a cat (easier than an aardvark) and a recipe for strawberry shortcake, plus an excerpt from Knit to Kill, at the end of the book. Pamela and Bettina are a lot of fun. I look forward to reading more of their misadventures.” —Kings River Life Magazine on Died in the Wool
“This is a well written cozy book with most of the elements that all cozies should have. Ms. Ehrhart’s writing is smooth, and the plot is different than most.” —The Cozy Review on Knit One, Die Two