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Scrapped: A Cumberland Creek Mystery

Mollie Cox Bryan

ISBN 9780758266323
Publish Date 1/1/2013
Format Paperback
Categories Kensington, Cozy

The ladies of the Cumberland Scrapbook Crop are welcoming an eccentric newbie into their fold. A self-proclaimed witch, Cookie Crandall can whip up a sumptuous vegan meal and rhapsodize about runes and moon phases with equal aplomb. She becomes fast friends with her fellow scrapbookers, including freelance reporter Annie, with whom she shares shallow roots in a community of established family trees. So when Cookie becomes the prime suspect in a series of bizarre murders, the croppers get scrappy and set out to clear her name…

Annie starts digging and discovers that the victims each had strange runic patterns carved on their bodies—a piece of evidence that points the police in Cookie’s direction. Even her friends begin to doubt her innocence when they find an ornate, spiritual scrapbook that an alleged beginner like Cookie could never have crafted. As Annie and the croppers search for answers, they’ll uncover a shockingly wicked side of their once quiet town—and a killer on the prowl for another victim…

“Intriguing characters, eerie happenings…kept me guessing ’til the end.” —Clare O’Donohue

Praise for Scrapbook of Secrets

“Crafty cozy…introduces some dandy characters that will spin off well as the series unfolds.” —Library Journal

“A font of ingenuity…superb entertainment.” --Mystery Scene magazine

Includes tips and a glossary of terms for the modern scrapbooker!

About Mollie Cox Bryan:

Mollie Cox Bryan, author of the Cora Crafts Mysteries and the Agatha Award-nominated Cumberland Creek mystery series, is also an award-winning journalist and poet. She currently writes and crafts in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband and two daughters. Please visit her at molliecoxbryan.com, where you can sign up for her exclusive newsletter. For scrapbooking, recipes, and other crafty-freebies, join her on Pinterest at pinterest.com/molliecoxbryan.

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