Going Through the Notions

Going Through the Notions

Paperback - 2013
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Penguin Putnam
A retired schoolteacherand yes, daughter of an F. Scott Fitzgerald fanDaisy Buchanan has finally found her calling in the quaint village of Millbury, Pennsylvania. While her husband endlessly renovates their old house, Daisy happily presides over Sometimes a Great Notion, a quirky shop that sells sewing bits and bobs, antiques, and jewelry.

Daisy has her eye on an antique dollhouse and a classic Singer Featherweight at the local auctionuntil her friend and mentor, auctioneer Angus Backstead, is led away in handcuffs. It appears he bashed in the head of a drinking buddy who stole a set of fancy fountain pens. Daisy’s sure the sprightly old-timer couldn’t have done it. But if Daisy can’t stitch together the bidder truthand soonAngus will be going once, going twice gone forever.


Includes creative tips for vintage notions!


Random House, Inc.
A retired schoolteacher—and yes, daughter of an F. Scott Fitzgerald fan—Daisy Buchanan has finally found her calling in the quaint village of Millbury, Pennsylvania. While her husband endlessly renovates their old house, Daisy happily presides over Sometimes a Great Notion, a quirky shop that sells sewing bits and bobs, antiques, and jewelry.

Daisy has her eye on an antique dollhouse and a classic Singer Featherweight at the local auction—until her friend and mentor, auctioneer Angus Backstead, is led away in handcuffs. It appears he bashed in the head of a drinking buddy who stole a set of fancy fountain pens. Daisy’s sure the sprightly old-timer couldn’t have done it. But if Daisy can’t stitch together the bidder truth—and soon—Angus will be going once, going twice… gone forever.


Includes creative tips for vintage notions!

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, c2013
ISBN: 9780425258798
Branch Call Number: PB Price
Characteristics: 292 p. ; 18 cm

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Apr 26, 2015

This looks to be a promising little mystery series, a bit saccharine because of the ever perfect lead character, but interesting and has promising characters. Good for light reading.

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