Title: Puzzle in Patchwork (Curtis Books 07304, 1973)
Author: Elizabeth Gresham
Cover artist: uncredited
Yours for: best offer
- "A crazyquilt of terror" is one of the best pieces of cover copy I've read on these old books. Or one of the worst. At any rate, it's original.
- Yes, that's a hoof. The title says quaint cozy, but the cover painting says sadistic torture porn.
- "So Lovely, So Deadly" = So LAZY!!! Where are my quilting metaphors!?
- Wow, this series of books is like a parody of stupid, endless mystery book series. At some point I imagine the titles will run out of fabrics/materials that start with "P" and head in the direction of foods, i.e. "Puzzle in Pepperoni," "Puzzle in Peanut Butter," and "Puzzle in Pork."
"Today, around two-thirty, the 'hobo feller' came back to Pike's store. Bought a cud, as before, and stood around. The phone rang and he said, 'I expect that's for me,' and answered it ...""Bought a cud, as before, and stood around" is perhaps the greatest sentence that God has given man on earth.
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