The Spymistress

The Spymistress

The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini Book Review “The Spymistress” by Jennifer Chiaverini is a very well researched historical novel based on the life of civil war heroine Elizabeth Van Lew. Even though she was born to a wealthy slave holding family in Richmond, Virginia, “Lizzie” held very strong Union sympathies and dedicated herself to caring […]

The Devil's Puzzle

The Devil’s Puzzle

The Devil’s Puzzle by Clare O’Donohue Book Review When I was asked to review a mystery novel centered around quilting, I was excited because I love to read, I love quilting, and I love mysteries. It was also great timing because I had been on the hunt for some fun, new fiction. (The kind where […]

A Stitch in Crime

A Stitch in Crime

A Stitch in Crime by Cathy Elliott Book Review “A Stitch in Crime”, by Cathy Elliott, is a cozy mystery novel centered around a historical quilt. The main character, Thea, has accepted an assignment to act as co-chairperson for her town’s first quilt show and related activities. To Thea’s dismay, strange things keep happening and […]