A Murderous Yarn (Needlecraft Mysteries, Book 5) by Monica Ferris

By Monica Ferris

Heavens to Betsy Devonshire! She by no means meant to get so stuck up during this year's old motor vehicle race. yet as sponsor of 1 of the entrants, she can't aid yet retain an in depth eye at the outcome—and it's no longer beautiful. one of many drivers by no means makes it to the end line. His automobile is located exploded in flames. Now Betsy and her artful buddies needs to make certain if it used to be an coincidence or the paintings of a jealous competitor. the reply should be in a bit of needlework, yet pinning down a suspect won't be easy...

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A Murderous Yarn (Needlecraft Mysteries, Book 5)

Heavens to Betsy Devonshire! She by no means meant to get so stuck up during this year's old vehicle race. yet as sponsor of 1 of the entrants, she can't aid yet retain an in depth eye at the outcome—and it's no longer lovely. one of many drivers by no means makes it to the end line. His motor vehicle is located exploded in flames.

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Barbé serve for his predecessor. But Mr. Bisset found no evidence that the King had formed a plot against Gowrie. By a modification of the contemporary conjecture of Sir William Bowes he suggested that a brawl between the King and the Master of Ruthven occurred in the turret, occasioned by an atrocious insult offered to the Master by the King. This hypothesis, for various reasons, does not deserve discussion. Mr. Bisset appeared to attribute the Sprot papers to the combined authorship of the King and Sir Thomas Hamilton: which our new materials disprove.

There was living at that time a certain Mr. David Calderwood, a young Presbyterian minister, aged twenty-five. He was an avid collector of rumour, of talk, and of actual documents, and his ‘History of the Kirk of Scotland,’ composed at a much later date, is wonderfully copious and accurate. As it was impossible for King James to do anything at which Calderwood did not carp, assigning the worst imaginable motives in every case, we shall find in Calderwood the sum of contemporary hostile criticism of his Majesty’s narrative.

M. Thompson. To Mr. Anderson’s learning and zest in this ‘longest and sorest chase’ (as King James called his hunt on the morning of the fatal August 5) I am under the deepest obligations. The allurements of a romantic conclusion have never tempted him to leave the strait path of historical impartiality. I have also to thank Mr. , extracts from the Treasurer’s accounts, and other researches. For permission to reproduce the picture of Fastcastle by the Rev. Mr. Thomson of Duddingston, I have to thank the kindness of Mrs.

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