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Deadly Patterns

A Magical Dressmaking Mystery (A Dressmaker's Mystery #3)

Melissa Bourbon

Mass Market

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Description

From the author of the Magical Dressmaking Series comes a Christmas story filled with merriment, mystery, and murder.


Bliss, Texas, is gearing up for its annual Winter Wonderland festival, but when a mysterious Scrooge ends the merriment with murder, it’ll take more than a ghost from Christmas past to set things right.

Designing a holiday fashion show set in the town’s most prominent historic mansion seems like a job tailor made for dressmaker Harlow Jane Cassidy. But with the mansion’s restoration still in progress and threatening weather on the horizon, she’s feeling on pins and needles more than reveling in holiday cheer.

Having volunteered to play Santa in this year’s festival, Dan Lee Chrisson was ready to move on after his divorce—until Bliss became his final resting place. Discovering his body puts Harlow at the scene of the crime. She’ll need plenty of help from friends and even her late great-grandmother’s spirited sleuthing if she’s to have a ghost of a chance of catching a killer who’s just jumped to the top of the naughty list….


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Praise For Deadly Patterns: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery (A Dressmaker's Mystery #3)

 “Cozy couture! Harlow Jane Cassidy is a tailor-made amateur sleuth.”
—Wendy Lyn Watson, author of the Mystery à la Mode series

“Melissa Bourbon's new series will keep you on pins and needles.”
—Mary Kennedy, author of The Talk Radio Mysteries

Berkley, 9780451238245, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012



About the Author

Melissa Bourbon, who sometimes answers to her Latina-by-marriage name Misa Ramirez, gave up teaching middle and high school kids in Northern California to write full-time amid horses and Longhorns in North Texas. She fantasizes about spending summers writing in quaint, cozy locales, has a love/hate relationship with yoga and chocolate, is devoted to her family, and can’t believe she’s lucky enough to be living the life of her dreams.