Death Among the Stitches
by Betty Hechtman

Meet Annie Hart: newly inherited yarn and tea shop owner and reluctant amateur sleuth.

Annie Hart, daughter of Bryan Hart – talent agent to the stars – spends her life getting roped into whatever new task her father needs her to do for his VIP clients. So when she inherits a yarn shop in the small Indiana town of Franklin, she is curious to see what it feels like to have something that is solely hers!

But when her arrival is greeted by the local law enforcement, Annie senses things are not quite as they seem in this idyllic town . . . everyone knows everybody in Franklin yet when it comes to the death of the shop’s previous owner, nobody seems sure of anything!

Annie soon discovers that Eleanor Danton was in fact murdered, strangled with her own yarn . . . invigorated by her need to find out the truth, and feeling somehow at home with the friendly bunch of local yarn artists who frequent the shop, she sets out to finding the killer. Much can be achieved over a cuppa and a yarn . . .

Readers who love super cosy culinary mysteries will eat up this new charming cosy mystery series.


“A well-written mystery with plenty of charismatic, guilty-looking characters”

Kirkus Reviews on Sentenced to Death

“This cozy is good fun”

Publishers Weekly on Sentenced to Death

“Plenty of interesting characters add zest to a tale of murder and romantic pitfalls”

Kirkus Reviews on Making It Write

“Mystery fans would do well to add Hechtman’s sleuthing wordsmith to their reading list”

Publishers Weekly on Making It Write

“Plenty of plot twists and an appealing heroine . . . What’s not to like?”

Kirkus Reviews on Murder Ink

“A sympathetic heroine . . . with an intriguing plot involving class and abuse. Readers will look forward to future instalments”

Publishers Weekly on Murder Ink

“Hechtman's lucky 13th is a character-driven cozy whose mystery is solid enough to raise it above the average”

Kirkus Reviews on Hooks Can Be Deceiving

“Cozy fans will have fun”

Publishers Weekly on Hooks Can Be Deceiving

Betty Hechtman

Despite completing a Fine Arts degree, all Betty Hechtman ever wanted to be was a writer. She wrote a weekly column in her college newspaper and later wrote magazine and newspaper pieces, along with short stories and a prize-wining screenplay. Betty had her first novel published in 2006. Since then she has had 20 books published across two cozy mystery series centered on another one of her loves – yarn craft. She lives with her family in Southern California.

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Death Among the Stitches by Betty Hechtman is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483129487th January 2025N/A224$14.99
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