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Review: Royally Dead

Title: Royally Dead

Series: A Stitch in Time Mystery #3

Author: Greta Mckennan

Release Date: September 11,2018

Rating: 3.5/5 Stars

Synopsis from Goodreads: A seamstress who specializes in historical detail, Daria Dembrowski is happy to welcome the Highland Games to town—it’s all fun and games until someone gets “kilt.” Daria’s roommate, Aileen, plays guitar in a metal band, but one of her bandmates is branching out musically and asks Daria to craft a kilt for an upcoming bagpipe competition. The locals in Laurel Springs, Pennsylvania, are really looking forward to the Highland Games, and the Scottish regalia needs to be just right. Then one of the athletes collapses during the event, a victim of poisoned whiskey. As suspicion spreads and the police turn their attention to Aileen, Daria vows not to let the real killer get off scot-free . . .

My Review: Overall this was a pretty good mystery. I loved the historical aspect and all the different parts of Scottish culture that the author was able to fit into the story, including how an authentic kilt is made. I also enjoy the relationship between the two main characters. The only downside to this book is that I figured out who the killer was pretty early so I skim read the last bit to finish it.

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

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