Title: Sewing Can Be Dangerous and Other Small Threads
Author: Sarah Mallery
Genre: Literature in Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories
Take a step back into history, and follow the threads of eleven stories that feature mystery, romance, and suspense, woven into a tapestry quilt of events that will lead you through many genres; all with the theme of “sewing” interwoven into the collection.
From the nimble fingers of a slave stitching codes into her quilts to help runaway slaves obtain freedom, to a mystifying fire during the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, to a Haight-Asbury romantic interlude between a professor and a bewitching macramé designer; each story adds another quilt block to this duvet of skillfully intertwined tales.
One of my favorite stories in this collection is the yarn about a pioneer wife and mother who gets her first sewing machine. Anyone who…
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