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Vampire Knitting Club: First in a Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series
Vampire Knitting Club: First in a Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series | Nancy Warren
At a crossroads between a cringe-worthy past (Todd the Toad) and an uncertain future (she's not exactly homeless, but it's close), Lucy Swift travels to Oxford to visit her grandmother. With Gran's undying love to count on and Cardinal Woolsey's, Gran's knitting shop, to keep her busy, Lucy can catch her breath and figure out what she's going to do. Except it turns out that Gran is the undying. Or at least, the undead. But there's a death certificate. And a will, leaving the knitting shop to Lucy. And a lot of people going in and out who never use the door-including Gran, who is just as loving as ever, and prone to knitting sweaters at warp speed, late at night. What exactly is going on? When Lucy discovers that Gran did not die peacefully in her sleep, but was murdered, she has to bring the killer to justice without tipping off the law that there's no body in the grave. Between a hot 500-year-old vampire and a dishy detective inspector, both of whom always seem to be there for her, Lucy finds her life getting more complicated than a triple cable cardigan. The only one who seems to know what's going on is her cat ... or is it ... her familiar? First in a new series of paranormal cozy mysteries!
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AkashaVampie
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Not feeling so good... head throbbing and sick to my stomach. So laying down with headphones in listening to the tagged book.

Mccall0113 Feel better soon! 1w
ReadingOver50 This looks so cute! 1w
BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh no! Feel better soon! 1w
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littlebeesreads I love this series!!! I‘m on book 7 now (edited) 1w
AkashaVampie @Mccall0113 @BarbaraTheBibliophage thanks guys. I took a small nap that helped alittle. Hoping tomorrow is better 1w
AkashaVampie @ReadingOver50 so far it's good. Haven't listened to much of it tho. 1w
AkashaVampie @littlebeesreads I didn't know there were that many. Wow. 1w
littlebeesreads @AkashaVampie there are 13. Not sure if more will come out after that but she has a couple other series out. Both are good (edited) 1w
BookLove4Ever Hope you‘re feeling better! 1w
AkashaVampie @BookLove4Ever thanks hun!!! 1w
PageShifter Oh noooo 😒 But I hope this book kept you entertained at least ❣ 1w
AkashaVampie @PageShifter i have been off and on feeling good and bad. its one of 2 things.... i should be starting my monthly in about a week (i usually feel drained and crappy during the week before i start) or i could be pregnant. No idea! But the book is starting to get interesting!!! 7d
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AkashaVampie
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Needing an audiobook for grocery shopping today. I normally go with hubby but he didn't sleep well. So here it goes.

PageShifter Looks intriguing! 1w
AkashaVampie @PageShifter I haven't listen to much of it, but like what I have heard. 1w
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littlebeesreads
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Bianca
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I finished Neon Gods yesterday and got some holiday decorations for the house. Started the tagged book today.

#20in4

StaceGhost Oh man I love the vampire knit series!! 2mo
Bianca @StaceGhost I'm hooked! Finished the first book, and I'm on to the next. 2mo
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QuietlyLaura
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Cardinal Woolsey‘s knitting shop has appeared on postcards celebrating the quaint views of Oxford, of which there are many.
🧶— The Vampire Knitting Club: First in a Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series by Nancy Warren

#FirstLineFridays @ShyBookOwl

ShyBookOwl I adore this series. It's like a warm hug lol 2mo
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SeaToSkyes
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1. Both! 🖤

2. The obvious answer is Harry Potter, but I also love The Vampire Knitting Club series, The Witch's Daughter, Beautiful Creatures, and The Lost Apothecary.

Thanks for the tag @EadieB

Can you play? @AlisBookNookCorner @MaleficentBookDragon @SamHeartCoffee #Two4Tuesday

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! Happy Tuesday! 3mo
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StaceGhost
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#haunted day 5! @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs if I were an immortal vampire I‘d use eternity to knit some damn fine sweaters 🧶

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🖤🧛🏻‍♂️🩸 3mo
Eggs 🖤 🧶🧛🏼‍♀️❤️ 3mo
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BookishMarginalia
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Super fun and entertaining #paranormalcozymystery, with a wonderful narration by #SarahZimmerman. Does it make sense? No, but that‘s not the point, is it?

Clare-Dragonfly I bailed on this pretty hard. Your review is making me think that my first assumption, that cozy mysteries are not for me, was correct! 😆 9mo
BookishMarginalia @Clare-Dragonfly Then skip all cozies! I skip all horror, any serial killer fiction, and any mafia or gang crime stuff... we know what we like! 9mo
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Clare-Dragonfly

I‘m not too sure about this book. Seems to me if you‘re going to set a book in a yarn store, you should have a knitter beta read it. 😬

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LeticiaToraci
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Pickpick

A very entertaining cozy mystery.

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Crewgurl
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This was just as wonderfully awful as I hoped 😊

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Clare-Dragonfly
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I‘ve never had any interest in cozy mysteries. They just don‘t sound like my cup of tea. But a podcast I was listening to mentioned the idea of witch knitting cozies… so I had to see if there was such a thing. And I downloaded these two series starters. I guess we‘ll see if I‘m right! 😅

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DinoMom
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I was planning on spending my morning, curled up on the couch reading the tagged book. Then I opened the fridge to see every shelf was purple. A giant bottle of purple pickled turnip was knocked over and all the juice spilled from the top shelf all the way to the bottom. Every nook and cranny on the way down. 2 hours later I am finally sitting down to read my book. Happy Saturday !🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️

AmyG Oy. That sucks. 12mo
LeahBergen Gah!! 😲 12mo
Jessieleah Oh noooo 🤭 12mo
Aims42 Ughhhhhh! 🙄 Glad you got some reading in finally! Enjoy it!! 12mo
Twainy Pretty color. Wrong location. 😫 12mo
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DinoMom
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Yay! @Mommamanzi it arrived! My #jolakaflod swap! I am excited for this book, can‘t wait to start reading it! Thanks so much! The bourbon vanilla bar sounds delicious so I am going have to stash it away from my husband...lol

Thanks @MaleficentBookDragon for organizing this swap.

SeaToSkyes Love that series! 💖 12mo
DinoMom @SeaToSkyes I have great things about it! 12mo
SeaToSkyes @DinoMom I've read the first five books so far and they're great! ☺️ 12mo
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cozypunk White chocolate vanilla bourbon??? Oooh my. 12mo
DinoMom @dandy.punk I just had some and it‘s delicious!!!!! 12mo
MaleficentBookDragon Bourbon vanilla. 😋 🤤 12mo
Mommamanzi I‘m so sorry it was this late! That was one of my fav series of 2020, I read them all in kindle so when I got to touch the actual book I was pretty excited. I don‘t know much about chocolate esp white so when I saw that I was like ooooh something different, let‘s do it! Enjoy❤️❤️❤️ 12mo
DinoMom @Mommamanzi Thanks, I love it! 12mo
DinoMom @Mommamanzi I just finished the book. I really enjoyed it and think I am going to have to read some more in this series. Thanks ❤️ 🧶 12mo
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Nitpickyabouttrains
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A woman learns about the paranormal. The vampires knit.

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SeaToSkyes
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My November monthly roundup! As you can see, I became obsessed with the Vampire Knitting Club series; I read the first six books last month 🤣. I also read the first Witcher book, The Last Wish, which was also great. I'll probably take a break from knitting vampires for the Winter Games...and so I won't finish the series too quickly! #november2020 #novemberreads #2020reads #monthlyreading #monthlyreads #readinggoals #readingchallenge

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RedxoHearts
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I saw someone on here mention this series and I'm so glad I checked it out. Fun cozy mystery with a side of paranormal. I don't knit but I do love to crochet so i loved the idea of inheriting an old yarn store! Of course for Lucy that meant she also now in close quarters with the eclectic bunch of vampires from the knitting club. That turns out not to even be her biggest shock.

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RedxoHearts

"It‘s bad enough feeling that maniacal witches are after me, I‘m not sure I can take murderous bibliophiles as well.”

CaffeineAndCandy ❤❤❤ 1y
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AlizaApp
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A fun start to this paranormal cozy mystery series! Lucy has come to Oxford to see her grandmother, who owns a knitting shop, only to find out that her grandmother has died and there are mysterious people around who may be involved.

PurpleTulipGirl I am enjoying this series and looking forward to other books by this author. 1y
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ulrichyumiodd
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The book isn‘t a literary masterpiece, but it‘s enjoyable for what it is. I assume the simple writing style and story are expected characteristics of cozy mysteries. I did find the characters to be intriguing. The mystery was okay - nothing special, but not bad either. The story is about witches and vampires for those who might want a little spookiness past Halloween!

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RedxoHearts
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Spending my afternoon reading The Vampire Knitting Club

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RedxoHearts

"I think the only disappointment for both of us was that she‘d never been able to teach me to knit. Everything I tried, whether it was a sweater, a pair of socks or a simple scarf ended up looking like a scrunched-up hedgehog." I know how that goes ?

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mcipher
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You guys?!??! Another cozy swap - WITH CRAFTS??? Who‘s with me 🙌🏻🙌🏾🙌🏼🙌🏿🙌
Sign up/ check out @Mommamanzi for more info ❤️

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ferskner
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I may have accidentally opened a swap package early...this came in the mail today and I opened it thinking it was one of the books I ordered for my matches. There was no note, so I'm sorry if I ruined a surprise!

Reggie Oh please! I know this move. ‘I‘m so curious I‘ll just say it was an accident‘ lol 😉 1y
TrishB @Reggie lol 😂😂 1y
TrishB But seriously that title is cool! 1y
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daisyheadmaesie HAHAHA @Reggie !! 😂 1y
ferskner @Reggie 🤣🤣🤣 1y
iread2much That looks adorable! 1y
Avanders Oh no! That‘s from me 😘😘 It‘s your replacement book for the duplicate 😁 1y
Avanders Lol! @Reggie 🤣🤣 1y
KristiDusk That‘s on my to read list :) 1y
ferskner @Avanders I just realized I never responded to this. You are the sweetest! You didn't need to do that, but I'm so grateful! 🥰 13mo
Avanders Lol no worries 😘😘 13mo
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AlizaApp
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Thank you thank you @BethM for this delightful #cozyswap package of goodies! I am so excited about both of these books! The candle smells amazing and very into these spooky socks and treats, especially the chocolate.

Thanks also to @ferskner @Chrissyreadit @Avanders for organizing! 🎃🧡📚🧡🎃

mcipher This book sounds so good!! 1y
Chrissyreadit @🧡😍🎃🍎🎃😍🧡 1y
jmtrivera Death by Dumpling has been catching my eye! Let me know what you think! 1y
Avanders 😍😍🎃❤️🧡💛🎃 And I‘ve heard *such* good things about the tagged book! 1y
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StaceGhost
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🧶 perfect after an all-day Zoom meeting🧛🏻‍♀️ #cozymystery

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PurpleTulipGirl
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#cozyswap aesthetic

I have to admit — the idea of sitting by a fire doesn‘t sound appealing right now, because we‘re getting a lot of smoke from the fires in Washington and Oregon. Someday, I‘ll want a cup of cocoa, knitting, a good book, and a tasty treat. But not today,

Annie1215 I hope you‘re staying safe! 1y
PurpleTulipGirl @Annie1215 No fires near us, thankfully. I think the closest is about 70 miles south. But I‘m definitely getting a good reminder for why I keep a go bag in my car. 1y
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BethM
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This was so so good! Vampires and witches, fast paced, intriguing story lines. Great fall read!

Mommamanzi I‘ve read the 10 that are out on kindle. Such a cute series! 1y
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BethM
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I can‘t believe how good this book is! Thanks for the recommendation @MaleficentBookDragon ! Living the pumpkin spice life while I run errands and listen to this charming book.

vkois88 Their coffee in general is 😍😍😍😍😍 1y
ElizaMarie This month was my first time trying the Dunkin' Pumpkin Spice. I was super impressed! I am usually a Starbucks girl but now that I am in VT I'm in a town without Starbucks. Anyway... they are great! all of it! I am so Pumpkin Spice ALL THE WAY! Enjoy your errands 1y
BethM @vkois88 @ElizaMarie when given the option I prefer Dunkin! Their coffee is less bitter and overall drinks are less sugary in my opinion. 1y
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vkois88 @BethM agreed! 1y
MaleficentBookDragon I know, the series is so fun. 1y
MaleficentBookDragon @ElizaMarie @vkois88 I prefer Dunkin‘ as well. 1y
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MaleficentBookDragon
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For anyone looking for a fun new paranormal cozy, this book is 0.99 on Amazon for the kindle version.
#cozyinthesun @ferskner @librarybelle
https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B07HDBQ7BB&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref...

BethM Cool just one clicked! 1y
Avanders 💖 1y
Librarybelle Thanks for posting! 1y
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PurpleTulipGirl
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3.75/5

I‘m a sucker for cozy mysteries, particularly if they involve knitting. I had no idea this was even a thing till a year or so ago. Add in vampires and witches, and it‘s hard to resist, even if I‘m tempted to think it‘ll be cheesy.

Lucy heads to Oxford to visit her gran, finds out her gran has died and left Lucy her yarn shop. Lucy soon realizes things are not as they seem.

CaitZ I love cozy mysteries and knitting too. This sounds interesting 2y
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twinkletoes74
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One of the most random combinations (vampires and 🧶 knitting) but actually quite enjoyable. This is the first book in the series.

TheEllieMo I don‘t normally go for vampire books, but this one sounds interesting! 2y
twinkletoes74 Nine more books in the series. All free if you have kindle unlimited. 2y
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MaleficentBookDragon
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This is a super cute paranormal cozy.
I really enjoyed it and plan on continuing with the series.

iread2much This is adorable 2y
Bette Sounds fun 👍😆 2y
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silentrequiem
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I sped through the first two books of this paranormal cosy mystery series and am well into book three. Super fun.

Lucy goes to visit her grandmother in Oxford to find she has passed away and left her knitting shop to Lucy. Only Gram isn't so much dead as UNdead and was murdered. The vampire knitting club is on the case!

Available on Kindle Unlimited.

ShyBookOwl I love this series! Book 4 is my fave (after book 1, of course!) 2y
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MaleficentBookDragon
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For .99 I couldn't resist.
Vampires ✔
Witches ✔
Knitting/yarn ✔
Cats ✔
Cozy Mystery ✔
Fun ✔
##TeamStoker #Scarathlon
@TheReadingMermaid

I couldn't resist sharing either; this one is coming your way @Avanders

Avanders Oooh thanks!!! 👏🏽👏🏽 I keep seeing it and have been really curious! 😘♥️♥️ 2y
iread2much This looks super cute! 2y
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IndoorDame
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This was such a fun cozy! I‘m psyched to have a new series I‘m looking foreword to! #scarathlon #teamstoker @TheReadingMermaid

IndoorDame @TheReadingMermaid I think you may have missed this post, if so it should be good for 3 points for our team :) 2y
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BethM
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Finally home from up north and opened my #cozyswap package. O.M.G. @Kayla.Adriena this package is stupendous! 5 books! 5! And the dog tarot- I loooove it! Totally busting it out now. You were wonderfully generous and I adore it, thank you so much! Thanks to @Avanders for organizing!

Avanders 👏🏽👏🏽♥️🎃🍁🔪📖☕️♥️ 2y
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ShyBookOwl
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This was a quick and surprisingly charming read. The writing wasn't the best, but the story was unique. It felt to me like a bizarre reimagining of Halloweentown, if Marnie was 27 and Grandma lived in Oxford... with vampires. The rich history of the setting was neatly woven in, and let's not forget the yarn! Descriptions of yarn and hand knit sweaters abound, which warmed my heart and made it a perfect comfort read for someone like me.

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ShyBookOwl
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After a stressful few days, time for a straight up comfort read.

#crochet
#knitting
#cozyparanormalmystery
#cozymystery

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ShyBookOwl
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What?! This could be terrible or absolutely delightful 😅 Idk, but I intend to find out!

#tbr
#knitting
#crochet

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 📖💖 3y
ShyBookOwl @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego thanks! Happy to have found a bookish platform like this one. 3y
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 3y
ShyBookOwl @CoffeeNBooks thank you 😊 3y
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