Tag Archives: Mainely Needlepoint Mysteries

An Excerpt from Lea Wait’s THREAD AND BURIED

Lea Wait’s Thread and Buried hit bookstore shelves and ebook outlets yesterday. Here, for your reading enjoyment, is an excerpt from the beginning of the novel, number nine in the Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, supplied by Lea’s publisher, Kensington Books. … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 23-24, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Dorothy Cannell (Monday), Susan Vaughan (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Thursday) and Charlene D’Avanzo (Friday). On Wednesday. the day after it’s published, we’ll be posting an excerpt from Lea Wait’s Thread … Continue reading

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The Creation of Lea Wait’s THREAD AND BURIED, Part One

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Today and tomorrow I’ll be sharing some gently edited excerpts from emails I received from Lea during the time she was working on Thread and Buried, the ninth Mainely Needlepoint mystery. She received a diagnosis … Continue reading

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An Editor’s Tribute to Lea Wait

As part of Maine Crime Writers’ promotion of Lea Wait’s last book, Thread and Buried, we’re delighted to welcome John Scognamiglio to the blog. We asked him to say a few words about what it was like to be Lea’s … Continue reading

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How Shadow Picks a Winner

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, with a follow up on last Friday’s review of Lea Wait’s Mainely Needlepoint mystery, Thread and Buried, and a reminder that to be entered in the drawing for an advance reading copy you need to … Continue reading

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A Review of Lea Wait’s THREAD AND BURIED (and a giveaway)

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Our dear friend and fellow blogger, Lea Wait, wrote one last Mainely Needlepoint mystery before her death in August. Thread and Buried will be in stores November 26. Thanks to her publisher, Kensington Books, we … Continue reading

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Back to the Old Home Town: Why is this plot device used so often?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today blogging about a topic that came up in the Q&A session after a panel I was part of not too long ago. The gist of the question was: why do so many cozy series … Continue reading

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