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Wild Goose Chase by Terri Thayer

Wild Goose Chase

by Terri Thayer

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This book has a deeper story that is hidden behind the "fluffy quilt lady" preconceived notion. The main character, Dewey, has a lot going on and a lot to deal with. Not all of the issues are clear or straightforward at the beginning. As the story progresses, it is obvious that she is suffering from a tragic event in her recent past that her family is not discussing as well a her layoff from her high tech Silicon Valley job. I think that the underlying story of Dewey and her life are the real interesting part of the book, though the murders bring on an interesting twist. Murder is not, usually, associated with quilts, quilt shows and quilt ladies and this book shows that quilts are an industry and industries are not wholly comprised of nice people who just want to help each other. ( )
  jlapac | Aug 14, 2013 |
  ABShepherd | May 15, 2013 |
Murder, which looked like an accidental death, at a quilt show. Interesting story and character interaction from the start. A who-done-it where you can easily figure out who did it, but still fun to read. ( )
  AdorableArlene | Jun 11, 2012 |
What I learned from this book: Where to make out in SJ if you are dating a police officer? ( )
  nkmunn | Nov 12, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0738712159, Paperback)

A computer techie by trade, Dewey Pellicano would rather swallow needles than be pinned down to a life of quilting. But when her mother passes away, Dewey must exchange code for calico as the new proprietress of Quilter Paradiso.

Between learning the business and dealing with a conniving employee who is also her sister-in-law, Dewey is ready to snap. During a national quilt show, quilting celebrity Claire Armstrong offers to buy the shop. But before Dewey can accept, she finds the famous quilter lying dead on the floor—a bloody rotary cutter at her side.

When hunky homicide detective Buster Healy enters the scene, romance flourishes... until another murder takes place. Can Dewey thread together the pieces to this murderous pattern before the killer strikes again?

Wild Goose Chase is the first book in the Quilting Mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Dewey Pellicano.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:36 -0400)

During a national quilt show, Dewey decides she's had enough and agrees to sell Quilter Paradiso to quilting celebrity Claire Armstrong. Her plan unravels when she finds Claire fatally slashed by a rotary cutter. This gruesome tragedy brings homicide detective and old family friend Buster Healey into Dewey's life. Their reunion turns into a hot romance -- until another murder takes place.… (more)

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