Assault and Beadery (A Cora Crafts Mystery)
by Mollie Cox Bryan
About the Book
4th in Series
Kensington (September 25, 2018)
Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
Digital ASIN: B078QM4V66
All of Cora Chevalier’s dreams are coming true. Since moving to Indigo Gap, North Carolina, the busy crafting maven has been blessed with a great boyfriend, a lovely home, and a booming craft retreat business. But on the eve of her first Crafty Mom’s Escape Weekend, tragedy strikes again in Indigo Gap. This time, it’s curtains for Stan Herald, the disagreeable director of the local theater group, who’s murdered on the opening night of their new production. Worse, Cora’s friend Zee is accused of the crime.
Cora is determined to prove her friend’s innocence, but Zee’s mysterious past is making that difficult. And with a list of suspects longer than a double spool of satin cording, getting a bead on the real culprit won’t be easy. With her friends Jane and Ruby at her side, Cora must string together the clues and solve Stan’s murder before the killer gives an encore performance.
Includes crafting tips!
About the Author
Mollie Cox Bryan is the author of the Cumberland Creek Scrapbooking mystery series and the Cora Crafts mystery series. She is also author of two cookbooks, the regional bestseller Mrs. Rowe’s Little Book of Southern Pies and Mrs. Rowe’s Restaurant Cookbook: A Lifetime of Recipes from the Shenandoah Valley. An award-winning journalist and poet, she currently blogs, cooks, and scrapbooks in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband and two daughters. Scrapbook of Secrets was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Visit her on the web at molliecoxbryan.com.
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Review: ASSAULT AND BEADERY is the last book in the Cora Crafts Mysteries series by Mollie Cox Bryan. This is the first book by Mollie that I have read. It surely won’t be my last. If you love cozy mysteries than this is a book for you. Be sure to get your copy of ASSAULT AND BEADERY today. I received a complementary copy of this book. This review is my honest opinion. 4 stars!
Ruby’s Low-Fat Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins
• 2 cups whole wheat flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 large egg, beaten
• 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1 cup organic applesauce
• 1 1/2 cups blueberries (about 6.5 ounces)
Preheat oven to 325°.
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
In a medium bowl, mix egg, melted butter, vanilla and applesauce. Add to the flour mixture and stir until just blended. Gently fold in blueberries.
Grease muffin pan and pour batter into 8 slots. Bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for about 10 minutes.