Hooks can be deceiving / Betty Hechtman.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Molly Pink's excitement level is off the hook: The Craftee Channel's new cable talk show "Creating with Crochet" has scheduled an upcoming taping at the bookstore. While she's there, TV host Rory Graham is to work with the Tarzana Hookers on a Make and Take bracelet project to draw bookstore customers to the yarn section. It's a win-win...or so it "seams." The situation gets a bit knotted when channel producer Michael Kostner confides to Molly his concern that Rory may have oversold her ability as a crocheter. When the producer's worst fears are realized, it's up to Molly to make sure Rory comes through. Guiding Rory through crocheting-for-beginners will have to wait, though, as Molly suddenly has to untangle the mysterious death of a new Tarzana Hookers member. Marianne Freeman and her live-in companion, Connie Richards, haven't exactly been gabby since they joined the Hookers, but Connie's voice is silenced permanently when she is electrocuted while walking on a wet lawn--electrified by an old radio plugged into a faulty extension cord. The fingers point at Marianne, but Molly is fast on the case to protect one of her own. Was Marianne the killer...or the intended target? Why does her younger brother want to keep her from talking to the cops? And why is this whole case starting to remind Molly Pink of an old TV movie?
    • Notes:
      Includes craft instructions.
      Includes recipes.
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    • ABNT:
      HECHTMAN, B. Hooks can be deceiving. [s.l.] : Crooked Lane, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 27 maio. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Hechtman B. Hooks Can Be Deceiving. Crooked Lane; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591. Accessed May 27, 2019.
    • APA:
      Hechtman, B. (2018). Hooks can be deceiving. Crooked Lane. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Hechtman, Betty. 2018. Hooks Can Be Deceiving. A Crochet Mystery. Crooked Lane. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591.
    • Harvard:
      Hechtman, B. (2018) Hooks can be deceiving. Crooked Lane (A crochet mystery). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591 (Accessed: 27 May 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Hechtman, B 2018, Hooks can be deceiving, A crochet mystery, Crooked Lane, viewed 27 May 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Hechtman, Betty. Hooks Can Be Deceiving. Crooked Lane, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Hechtman, Betty. Hooks Can Be Deceiving. A Crochet Mystery. Crooked Lane, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Hechtman B. Hooks can be deceiving [Internet]. Crooked Lane; 2018 [cited 2019 May 27]. (A crochet mystery). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.595591


PW Reviews 2018 October #3

A lively ensemble cast led by Molly Pink, assistant manager of Shedd & Royal Books in Tarzana, Calif., lifts Hechtman's entertaining, well-paced 13th Crochet mystery (after On the Hook). Molly and the other crochet enthusiasts who call themselves the Tarzana Hookers are all abuzz because the Craftee Channel plans to feature them in the first episode of a new program, to be filmed in the shop. Amid this excitement, two new members join the Hookers: Marianne Freeman and her assistant/companion, Connie Richards. When Connie is fatally electrocuted in what seems a bizarre accident, Molly's ex-boyfriend, homicide detective Barry Greenberg, surprises her by asking that she do a little sleuthing on the case, finally admitting that her instincts have proven valuable in the past. Hechtman skillfully weaves the whodunit plot with intriguing personal story lines: How will Dinah Lyons, Molly's best friend, deal with her deeply unpleasant visiting stepdaughter? And who's the pseudonymous author of the steamy, self-published novel, The Hot Zone, who tells Molly at her book signing event that she trained Connie as a companion? Cozy fans will have fun. Agent: Jessica Faust, BookEnds Literary. (Dec.)

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