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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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Etta and Dora, both newly retired teachers, travel from their home in Southern Italy to a fairy-tale German town for their first home swap holiday, delighted by their neighbours’ warm welcome. But the welcome turns sour when the Night Watchman of Rothenburg is brutally murdered while his tour group takes... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Zoom has been a boon these last few months, and I am lucky I have a couple of friends that would help out if needed (not sure they could help me find a murderer but you never know!). Roll on the next book :D
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When Agatha Lapp’s brother and sister-in-law are tragically killed in a buggy accident, Agatha relocates to the new Amish community in Hunt Texas, nestled in the Texas Hill Country. She’s there to make a success of her brother’s dream--an Amish B&B. Agatha is friendly, efficient, and capable. She's also a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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“The show must go on.” That applies even to playwright Marianne Putnam, when the director of her one-act play, “Jokers Wild,” fails to show for curtains up on opening night at the community theater in Serendipity Springs, Florida. When the director’s wife begs Marianne to accompany her to their home... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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People come to the beach town of Santa Sofia as much for the healing properties of Yeast of Eden's breads as for a vacation getaway. And now a cable food channel has selected the bakery as a featured culinary delight for a new show. Baking apprentice Ivy Culpepper is excited... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When a firecracker becomes a murder weapon, Emily Westhill pursues a killer with a short fuse … It is a truth universally acknowledged—cops and donuts go together. Exhibit A: Deputy Donut Café, owned and operated by detective's widow Emily Westhill and her father-in-law, the retired police chief of Fallingbrook, Wisconsin.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Welcome to Appleseed Creek, the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, where life is not as serene as it seems. While her Cleveland friends relocated to Southern California and Italy, 24-year-old computer whiz Chloe Humphrey moves with some uncertainty to Appleseed Creek to direct technology services at a nearby college. Her... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Ingredients 1 small chopped onion 1 chopped red chilli knob of butter 4 beaten eggs splash of milk good handful diced tomatoes coriander leaves toast, to serve Method Soften the onion and chilli in a knob of butter. Stir in the beaten eggs and a splash of milk. When nearly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion , finely sliced 300g cherry tomatoes 100g spinach leaves small handful basil leaves 100g ricotta 6 eggs , beaten salad , to serve Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2020 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Parker Valentine has always dreamed of opening her own winery in her hometown of Boulder, Colorado. But she gets more than she bargained for when a food and wine critic unexpectedly shows up at Vino Valentine on opening day. A negative review could be fatal for her business, and not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Read books with the following items on the cover: Author's name above title - Angora Alibi by Sally Goldenbaum Title is in red or orange - Read and Buried by Eva Gates A dead body or any part of one - The Body in the Gravel by Judi Lynn Autumn... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2020 at Book Challenges
TWENTIETH CENTURY: Every day we use devices and products that were developed or reinvented during the 20th century. This challenge goes back in time to the inventions and innovations that have become integral parts of our lives. INVENTIONS AND INNOVATIONS: Zipper - Several inventors contributed to the mechanical device we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2020 at Book Challenges
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Local chef Tessa Esposito is struggling to get back on her feet following her husband's fatal accident. And when the police knock on Tessa's door, things just get worse. They've discovered Dylan's death wasn't an accident after all, and they need Tessa to start filling in the blanks. Who would... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Bailey King’s in New York wrapping up a six-week shoot on her first cable TV show, Bailey’s Amish Sweets, when she gets a call from her Ohio town’s resident busybody. With Easter around the corner, Bailey’s been recruited to create a giant toffee bunny for the weeklong springtime festival that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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As if being in New York City for Easter isn’t exciting enough, Charlotte Weaver has another reason to be thrilled. She’s helping her cousin, Bailey, on the set of her first cable TV show, Bailey’s Amish Sweets. Bailey will even be re-creating the delectable hand-woven chocolate Easter baskets she once... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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It's opening day at Jo's Craft Corner, and Jo is wired more tightly than the wreath on her store's front door. The entertainment she's hired, Cuddles the Clown, is little help, grumbling and complaining until Jo is ready to strangle him. Someone else does silence him, though – for good.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Robbie Jordan is temporarily leaving Pans ’N Pancakes, her country store in South Lick, Indiana, to visit Santa Barbara, California—where wildfire smoke tinges the air, but a more immediate danger may lie in wait . . . While looking forward to her high school reunion back in California, Robbie’s anticipation... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Portland, Oregon, vintage clothing store owner, Joanna Hayworth, is in a tight spot. Her plans to upgrade her store have derailed and costs are mounting. When she wins three trunks of vintage haute couture in an auction, she thinks her luck has changed—but it’s about to get much worse. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Hotel California - Lodging - Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly Black Velvet - Fashion - Dior or Die by Angela M. Sanders Cats in the Cradle - Animals - Who's Dead, Doc? by J.M. Griffin Purple Rain - Purple cover - Murder with Cinnamon Scones by Karen Rose... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2020 at Book Challenges
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The small town of Snowberry Creek, Washington, is gearing up for the Halloween Festival, and naturally Abby is on the planning committee. As part of her duties, she's picking up a pumpkin order from ornery farmer Ronald Minter. But what she finds instead is the farmer in the middle of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Things get pretty hare-y when rabbit rescue and rehab expert Jules Bridge and her brilliant bunny go undercover to catch a murderer hiding in plain sight . . . When Juliette “Jules” Bridge began caring for rabbits on her beloved Fur Bridge Farm in rural New Hampshire, she never imagined... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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After a rough divorce, Abby McCree only wants to stitch up her life and move on. But other loose ends appear after her elderly Aunt Sybil passes away, leaving Abby to tend to a rundown estate, complete with a slobbery Mastiff of questionable pedigree and a sexy tenant who growls... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
Agatha Christie was born in 1890 in Torquay, a seaside town in Devon, England. 1. Read a historical cozy that takes place before 1900. - Deadly Relations by P.A. DeVoe 2. Read a cozy set near water. - S'more Murders by Maya Corrigan Christie was raised in a household with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2020 at Book Challenges
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Pamela has been in merry spirits since her artsy daughter Penny returned home from college for the holidays. But their mother-daughter bonding time gets cut short when a terrified Penny stumbles upon the dumped body of Millicent Farthingale, a wealthy craft shop owner who was popular for all the wrong... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Romance is in the air. Or on the 'Gram, anyway. When an influencer-turned-bridezilla shows up at the lighthouse to capture Insta-perfect wedding photos designed to entice sponsors to fund her lavish wedding, Gethsemane has her hands full trying to keep Eamon from blasting the entire wedding party over the edge... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog