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Review: Historically Dead


Title: Historically Dead

Series: A Stitch in Time Mystery #2

Author: Greta Mckennan

Release Date: December 19th, 2017

Rating: 4/5 Stars

Synopsis from Goodreads: When the reality show My House in History comes to Laurel Springs, Pennsylvania, savvy seamstress Daria Dembrowski sees a business opportunity. The show follows two elderly sisters’ quest to restore their colonial mansion, and that means a heap of work for a seamstress who specializes in historical textiles. Although one of the old women is a bit of a grump, Daria loves the job—until she discovers one of the researchers dead, and the whole project threatens to unwind. The professor was researching the sisters’ famous ancestor, Revolutionary War legend Samuel Compton, and died after finding evidence that Compton was a traitor. As a series of historical crimes pile up, from a stolen Paul Revere platter to a chilling incident of arson, Daria must find the killer quickly, for her life is hanging by a thread.

My Review: A great cozy mystery with a great historical side story that added an interesting aspect to the story I was expecting. I enjoyed the mystery and found that I liked all of the characters. The fact that the main character is a seamstress was a unique detail and the fact that she made historical clothes and other fabric house wares added a lot of interest. All in all I really enjoyed the book and am really looking forward to the next book in the series.

*I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review*


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