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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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It’s February in the small town of Cobble Cove. Love is in the air . . . but so is murder! When Alicia helps plan a Valentine’s Day Party at the Cobble Cove library that also includes a surprise for her newlywed friend, Gilly, things go wrong when a mysterious... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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TO FETCH A THIEF, the first Mutt Mysteries collection, features four novellas that have gone to the dogs. In this howling good read, canine companions help their owners solve crimes and right wrongs. These sleuths may be furry and low to the ground, but their keen senses are on high... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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For culinary challenged Sarah Blair, there's only one thing scarier than cooking from scratch--murder! Married at eighteen, divorced at twenty-eight, Sarah Blair reluctantly swaps her luxury lifestyle for a cramped studio apartment and a law firm receptionist job in the tired hometown she never left. With nothing much to show... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Eight light holiday short stories by six bestselling mystery authors-- "How the Finches Stole Christmas" by Karen Cantwell, a new story in the popular Barbara Marr series. When a new couple moves down the block and Christmas decorations begin disappearing, Barbara investigates in her own humorous way. "Organized for Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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EMILY RHODES DOES IT AGAIN! This time she nosedives into a mud puddle at a Seminole War battle reenactment and finds she’s sharing the muck with a dead body. As usual the hunky detective she loves to aggravate, Stanton Lewis, cautions her against getting involved in the case, and as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Librarian Tori Sinclair is tying the knot—as long as a murder doesn’t unravel her plans… Tori is ecstatic to become Mrs. Milo Wentworth in a few days, but she has a lot to do before she sashays down the aisle. Favors need to be sewn, vows need to be written—and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When a trip to the Big Apple ends in murder, the sewing circle searches for a killer who’s rotten to the core. . . Winning an appearance on a top-rated, New York based morning show means the trip of a lifetime for librarian Tori Sinclair and the Sweet Briar Ladies... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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n the fourth book from the Agatha Award nominated writing team of D.E. Ireland, famous literary characters Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins find they may have brought trouble with them when they attend a country house party in With A Little Bit of Blood. Eliza is not happy when Higgins... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Britta Johnston and her aunt Elin are delighted that their Portland floral boutique is part of the city's Rose Festival, which draws thousands to the Pacific Northwest for dragon boat races, fireworks, and other attractions--capped off by a big parade. They're building a float that's sure to rock the judge's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is just playing to type. He's not the most beloved man in town. In fact, you'd have a dickens of a time finding someone who liked him. Still it's a shock... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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THIS IS JES BAKER'S BODY-LOVE PARTY, AND YOU'RE INVITED. Among the many Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls that you don't want to miss: 1. It's Possible to Love Your Body (Today. Now.) 2. You Can Train Your Brain to Play Nice 3. Your Weight Is Not a Reflection... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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House-flipper Jazzi Zanders and her cousin Jerod have found their latest project. The property, formerly owned by the late Cal Juniper, is filled with debris that must be cleared before the real renovation begins. But a trip to the attic reveals something more disturbing than forgotten garbage—a skeleton wearing a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the village, the night settled in over swirling-smoke chimneys; the air was alive with pine and holly, with sugar and cinnamon and cider, by golly! Along snowy lanes and through shadows it crept, past windows behind which each villager slept, where sleeping... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
I haven't done as well on my list as I would have liked BUT I do have a chance to finish some more off - any way this is how my year list looks as of today Read 218 books (237/218) - done Read the Sheila Connolly Orchard series (11.5/11.5)... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Knyttwytch's Crafts and Stuff
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Ingredients 3/4 cup green lentils 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil pinch red pepper flakes salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup red wine... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into small chunks 3 carrots, sliced 2 sticks celery, chopped or sliced 175g (6oz) button mushrooms 400g (14oz) can chopped tomatoes 150ml (1/4 pint) homemade or reduced-salt vegetable stock 150ml (1/4 pint) medium cider (or extra... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Tempewytchrecipesdone
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The Bonaparte House is closed for the season, and Georgie Nikolopatos looks forward to fixing up the Greek restaurant and historic landmark—until her renovation plans hit a fatal snag. With her divorce underway, her mother-in-law returning to Greece, and the tourists gone, Georgie finally has life under control—and the Bonaparte... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Professional pet sitter Daphne Templeton loves the holidays in Sylvan Creek, Pennsylvania. And nothing gets her into the spirit more than the town's annual Bark the Halls Ball. The whole community will be there to wag their tails, especially this year's special guest--Celeste "CeeCee" French, founder of a national chain... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause returns in The Pint of No Return, another delightful cozy by Ellie Alexander—this time investigating a movie star who's murdered not long after arriving in Leavenworth, WA to film his latest project. No other festival compares to Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, Washington. The whole town is buzzing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Cut down among the flowers . . . Britta Johnston might be a late bloomer, but after leaving her deadbeat husband and dead-end job, she's finally pursuing her artistic passion at her aunt Elin's floral boutique, Blooma, in Portland, Oregon. It's on the banks of the Willamette, in a quaint... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Evil has awoken in Asheville, North Carolina, and Terra Rowan must prepare the Ladies of the Biltmore Society for battle. With her familiar, Pixel, a crooked leg fluffy orange cat, and her apprentice Abigail Oakhaven, a stubborn teenage girl with a bloodline dating back to the beginning of time, she... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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While the ‘tiger of war’ rages across the Pacific during WWII, eccentric, elderly Agnes Odboddy, ‘fights the war from the home front’. Her patriotic duties are interrupted when she is accused of the Wilkey’s Market burglary. A traveling carnival with a live tiger joins the parishioner’s harvest fair at The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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When Sloan Krause walks in on her husband, Mac, screwing the barmaid, she gives him the boot. Sloan has spent her life in Leavenworth, Washington becoming an expert in brewing craft beer, and she doesn’t have time to be held back by her soon-to-be ex-husband. She decides to strike out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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On an expedition into Oregon’s Lava River Cave, outdoor journalist Meg Reed stumbles across a body buried way more than six feet under . . . A debate is raging over the use of public lands, and to cover the story for Northwest Extreme magazine, Meg joins a congressman and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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WHICH BODY SHAPE ARE YOU? Skittle, Goblet, Hourglass, Cornet, Cello, Apple, Column, Bell, Vase, Brick, Lollipop or Pear ...Forget your size. Discover your shape. Transform yourself. The key to looking fabulous lies in your shape, not your size. Join style gurus Trinny & Susannah as they reveal their revolutionary new... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog