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Thread and Dead

(2020)
(The second book in the Apron Shop series)
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Tragedy strikes in Thread and Dead, the second book in Elizabeth Penney's cozy mystery series—and now everyone in Blueberry Cove, Maine, is on pins and needles. . .

Iris Buckley is busier than ever this July, with the town’s annual Lobster Festival fast approaching. In just a matter of days her apron shop Ruffles & Bows, will be jam-packed with tourists eager to lay eyes on its world-class collection of aprons and linens—and Iris’s inventory is running low. Then, just when all hope seems lost, Iris gets a call from Eleanor Brady, a wealthy, reclusive spinster who just happens to have trunks full of vintage fabrics. Would Iris like to come down to Eleanor’s cottage estate Shorehaven and have a look?

Before long Iris is on the scene—and on the case. Turns out that Eleanor has rented Shorehaven to the handsome, charismatic environmentalist Dr. Lukas de Wilde and his flock of students. What begins as an apron-scouting endeavor soon morphs into a full-blown murder investigation when Dr. de Wilde’s beautiful young teaching assistant turns up dead. Now it’s up to Iris—along with her partner-in-love-and-crime Ian Stewart—to unravel the mystery before the Blueberry Cove killer strikes again.

Praise for The Apron Shop series

“Quirky-meets-fun.”—Woman's World on Hems & Homicide

“Penney knows the recipe for delivering just what cozy readers are looking for.” —Reviewing the Evidence



Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Paperback Editions

August 2020 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series (Apron Shop Series, 2)
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
ISBN: 1-250-25797-2 / 978-1-250-25797-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

March 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Thread and Dead (The Apron Shop Series)
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
ISBN: 1-66520-374-9 / 978-1-66520-374-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor and Blackstone Publishing
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November 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Thread and Dead (Apron Shop, 2)
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
ISBN: 1-4945-3672-2 / 978-1-4945-3672-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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November 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Thread and Dead (Apron Shop, 2)
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
ISBN: 1-5414-3136-7 / 978-1-5414-3136-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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November 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series, Book 2
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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November 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series, Book 2
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series, Book 2
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series, Book 2
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Thread and Dead: The Apron Shop Series
Author(s): Elizabeth Penney
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU