Sep 2, 2020

Knot of this World by Mary Marks

Hello my cozy friends,

Today I am reviewing “Knot of this World” the 8th instalment in the Quilting Mystery series by Mary Marks. I am very glad I requested this instalment and thoroughly enjoyed visiting with Martha and her Tuesday quilting bee again.

Quilter Martha Rose must patch together the clues to solve the murder of a cult leader in the California mountains . . .

Has Martha’s fellow quilter and dear friend Birdie Watson become unraveled? Birdie and her new husband have decided to join the Mystical Feather Society, a spiritist group living on a commune in the mountains of Ojai, California. Before her free-spirited friend makes a huge mistake, Martha organizes a surprise visit to check out the commune. While white-robed members conduct a seancĂ© in a glass yurt, their leader—Royal St. Germain—is nowhere to be found . . . until, that is, Martha and her friends discover him shot in their Winnebago. Now Martha must track down the killer and debunk the cult—before it's bye bye Birdie . . .

Knot of this World is the 8th book in the series and I had no problem reading the book as a stand alone novel. But I recommend reading in order as they are such good books.

Protagonist Martha Rose, is a strong, educated woman, and the side characters are realistic, slightly quirky too like her friend Birdie, Pauline the physic and of course Jazz. The characters are well rounded and enjoyable.

I found myself engrossed in the story and reading it in one sitting. It was entertaining, full of twists and turns as well as a few surprises. I even learnt something about Jewish customs, a lesson in Tarot reading, interpreting aura colour and quilting tips which is always a bonus.

I look forward to reading the next installment in this series.

I requested and received an Advance Reader Copy of this book from  Kensington Books and NetGalley.  All thoughts and opinions are my OWN.

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1 comment:

  1. Wow, this one sound a very engaging read! Thanks, Karen, for the review. I have another series on my TBR list!


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