Mainely Needlepoint

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 126 ratings

Twisted Threads Publisher's Summary

After leaving a decade ago, Angie Curtis has been called back to Harbor Haven, Maine, by her grandmother, Charlotte, who raised her following her mother's disappearance when she was a child. Her mother has been found, and now the question of her whereabouts has sadly become the mystery of her murder. The bright spot in Angie's homecoming is reuniting with Charlotte, who has started her own needlepointing business with a group called the Mainely Needlepointers.

But when a shady business associate of the stitchers dies suddenly under suspicious circumstances, Charlotte and Angie become suspects. As Angie starts to weave together clues, she discovers that this new murder may have ties to her own mother's cold case.

©2015 Lea Wait (P)2016 Tantor
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  • Book 1

    • Twisted Threads

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series #1
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    After leaving a decade ago, Angie Curtis has been called back to Harbor Haven, Maine, by her grandmother, Charlotte, who raised her following her mother's disappearance when she was a child. Her mother has been found, and now the question of her whereabouts has sadly become the mystery of her murder. The bright spot in Angie's homecoming is reuniting with Charlotte, who has started her own needlepointing business with a group called the Mainely Needlepointers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cottage industry and murder

    • By Jan on 06-17-17

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 2

    • Threads of Evidence

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 2
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Angie Curtis and the Mainely Needlepointers are all too familiar with the Gardener estate. The crumbling Victorian mansion, known as Aurora, has been sitting vacant for nearly 25 years - and some say that it's haunted by the ghost of Jasmine Gardener, the teenage girl who died there in 1970 under mysterious circumstances. Harbor Haven is abuzz with excitement when Hollywood actress Skye West decides to buy Aurora and sell off its furnishings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this!

    • By Peggy M on 11-21-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 3

    • Thread and Gone

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 3
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Angie Curtis and her fellow Mainely Needlepointers know how to enjoy their holidays. But nothing grabs their attention like tying up loose threads. So when Mary Clough drops in on the group's Fourth of July supper with a question about an antique needlepoint she's discovered in her family attic, Angie and her ravelers are happy to look into the matter.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • meh

    • By Beatrice on 06-24-18

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 4

    • Dangling by a Thread

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 4
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Hermit Jesse Lockhart lives alone on King's Island, three miles east of Haven Harbor, Maine, where he's created a private sanctuary for the endangered Great Cormorants. But when a wealthy family wants to buy the island and Jesse's cousin Simon petitions for power of attorney to force him to sell, Jesse is the one who becomes endangered.

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 5

    • Tightening the Threads

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 5
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Antique dealer Sarah Byrne has never unspooled the truth about her past to anyone. But the enigmatic Aussie finally has the one thing she's searched for all her life - family. And now she and long-lost half-brother, Ted Lawrence, a wealthy old artist and gallery owner in town, are ready to reveal their secret connection. Ted's adult children are suspicious of their newfound aunt Sarah - especially after Ted, in declining health, announces plans to leave her his museum-worthy heirloom paintings. So when Ted is poisoned to death during a lobster bake, everyone assumes she's guilty.  

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 6

    • Thread the Halls

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 6
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    This Yuletide season, there's no time for Angie Curtis and Patrick West to linger under the mistletoe. Patrick's being needled by his mother - movie star Skye West - to set the stage for a perfect white Christmas as she brings her costar, screenwriters, and director home for the holidays. With his mother's long list of wishes, Patrick's becoming unraveled. To help, the Mainely Needlepointers offer to decorate Skye's Victorian mansion and create needlepoint pillows as gifts for the guests.

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 7

    • Thread Herrings

    • Mainely Needlepoint Mystery Series, Book 7
    • By: Lea Wait
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Tagging along to an estate sale with her fellow Needlepointer, antiques shop owner Sarah Byrne, Angie Curtis impulsively bids on a tattered embroidery of a coat of arms. When she gets her prize back home to Haven Harbor, she discovers a document from 1757 behind the framed needlework - a claim for a child from a foundling hospital. Intrigued, Angie is determined to find the common thread between the child and the coat of arms. Accepting her reporter friend Clem Walker's invitation to talk about her find on the local TV news, Angie makes an appeal to anyone who might have information.

    Regular price: $20.99