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suede to rest, a material witness mystery by national bestselling author diane vallere





Genre: Cozy Mystery

Release date: 11/4/2014

Relaunch date: 1/31/2023

Series: Material Witness

Level of Fashion: Black & 1930s


PB ISBN: 9781954579781

e ISBN: 9781954579774

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Unraveling family secrets can be murder...


When Polyester Monroe was young, she loved playing in her family's textile store. But after a fatal tragedy, Land of A Thousand Fabrics was boarded up and Poly never expected to see the inside again. These days her time is spent designing prom dresses from cheap fabrics and covering the flaws with a glue gun.

When her great uncle passes away and leaves her the fabric store, she sees it as a sign to change her life. But when a man connected to her family’s tragedy is found dead in the parking lot behind the store the day after she moves in, her illusions of reopening the glamorous fabric store are shredded. Poly pulls at threads to unravels the truth, but can she keep herself out of the fray?

Suede to Rest is the first charming Material Witness cozy mystery. If you like small town settings, killer textiles, and crafty killers, then you'll love Diane Vallere's fun, fabric-themed series. 


“Diane Vallere has stitched up an engaging new series.”—Sofie Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of the Magical Cats Mysteries

“There’s a new material girl in town…[A] resourceful and gutsy sleuth.”—Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author of the Domestic Diva Mysteries
“Vallere weaves a tapestry of finely knit characters, luxurious fabrics, and…murder.”—Janet Bolin, national bestselling author of the Threadville Mysteries
“With delightfully engaging characters and riveting mystery, it is a series I am looking to see more of!”—Open Book Society

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