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Embroidering Shrouds

(The sixth book in the Joanna Piercy series)
A novel by


"A crime writer with a sure touch and the ability to shock."
Peter Lovesey

A spate of robberies targeting elderly women has shocked the normally sedate town of Leek to its core. And now it appears that the robbers have moved on to murder. At the eerily named Spite Hall, the body of Nancy Lawrence has been found bludgeoned to death, lying over the tapestry she was in the process of embroidering. Why have the robbers killed this time? When Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy begins her investigation she is surprised to find that the victims next door neighbour is Nan's brother and is even more shocked to discover that the pair have not spoken for years. With the aid of her colleagues, Joanna unravels a mystery - the tangled threads of which a rooted years in the past.

Genre: Mystery
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Hardback Editions

July 2002 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Embroidering Shrouds
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
ISBN: 0-7089-4694-1 / 978-0-7089-4694-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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May 2001 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Embroidering Shrouds (A DI Joanna Piercy mystery)
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
ISBN: 0-333-90492-3 / 978-0-333-90492-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

December 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Embroidering Shrouds: Volume 6 (Joanna Piercy Mystery Series)
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
ISBN: 1-84583-904-8 / 978-1-84583-904-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Telos Publishing
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March 2002 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Embroidering Shrouds (A Joanna Piercy Mystery)
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
ISBN: 0-7490-0587-4 / 978-0-7490-0587-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Allison & Busby
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Audio Editions

December 2004 : UK Audio Cassette
ISBN: 1-84197-989-9 / 978-1-84197-989-2 (UK edition)
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2004 : UK Audio CD
Title: Embroidering Shrouds
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
ISBN: 1-4074-3145-5 / 978-1-4074-3145-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio
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Kindle Editions

December 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Embroidering Shrouds (Joanna Piercy Mystery Series Book 6)
Author(s): Priscilla Masters
Publisher: Telos Publishing
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