Close Knit Killer
Overview - Springtime in Fort Connor, Colorado, is a breeze until a veteran con man shows up in town. Everyone--including the House of Lambspun knitters--is up in arms, and once again it's up to Kelly Flynn to untangle the threads of a complicated crime... Read more...
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Springtime in Fort Connor, Colorado, is a breeze until a veteran con man shows up in town. Everyone--including the House of Lambspun knitters--is up in arms, and once again it's up to Kelly Flynn to untangle the threads of a complicated crime...
Kelly's good friend, the owner of the House of Lambspun, has something exciting up her sleeve. Her knitting shop has outgrown itself and she is looking to turn an old storage building into a classroom space for her shop's spinners and weavers.
But when an old familiar face shows up in town, nerves quickly become frayed...
Years ago Jared Rizzoli, a former financial advisor, operated a Ponzi scheme that defrauded countless Fort Connor residents--including Barbara, one of the shop's knitters. Jared went to jail for his crime, but after being released for good behavior, he's back to ruin more lives.
When Jared is found dead in his car outside of Lambspun, Barbara becomes a prime suspect, much to the shock of the knitting community. To save one of their own, Kelly and her friends need to sort through a long list of fleeced suspects to pin the crime on the true killer...
- ISBN-13: 9780425258392
- ISBN-10: 0425258394
- Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
- Publish Date: June 2013
- Page Count: 258
- Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
- Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.7 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
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Revenge provides the theme for Edgar-finalist Sefton’s enjoyable 11th knitting mystery featuring Fort Connor, Colo., accountant Kelly Flynn (after 2012 Cast On, Kill Off). Twelve years before, investment adviser Jared Rizzoli ran a Ponzi scheme that defrauded many Fort Connor residents, some of whom lost more than just money. Rizzoli went to prison for his crimes, but now he’s back, unrepentant and unwelcome. After a couple of run-ins with the locals, Rizzoli is found murdered in his car. Kelly takes a keen interest in the case, especially since two of her friends are prime suspects, and once again turns amateur sleuth. While the ending is given away a little too early, series fans will delight in the side action of the regular cast of characters and be on the edge of their seats with a cliffhanger ending. Agent: Jessica Faust, BookEnds. (June)