Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Book Trivia- Lea Wait

Happy Wednesday!Today's trivia host is Lea Wait Lea is the author of A Mainly Needlepoint Mystery Series. Her first book is Twisted Threads

Lea Wait’s latest mystery is TWISTED THREADS, the first in her new Mainely Needlepoint series, with protagonist Angie Curtis. Angie grew up in Haven Harbor, Maine. After her mother (a single parent some called the town slut) disappeared when Angie was ten, Angie was brought up by her grandmother. In the ten years since Angie left Maine she’s worked for a private investigator in Arizona, and her Gram has organized a group of Mainers into a small custom needlepoint company she calls Mainely Needlepoint. Now Angie’s mother’s body has been found, and it’s time to Angie to go home … and uncover what happened to her mother. Have you read TWISTED THREADS? If so, can you answer these questions? Two winners will receive signed advanced copies of THREADS OF EVIDENCE … the second in the Mainely Needlepoint series ... which won’t be published until August 26!

Here goes:

1) What is hidden under a stack of woolen gloves in the hall sideboard at Gram’s house?

2) What does Mainely Needlepointer Dave Percy grow in his garden?

3) Who is Chastity Falls?

4) What unusual hobby does Rev. Tom McCully have?

5) Where does Sarah Byrne come from?

6) What was Angie’s job in high school?

7) Who is Juno?

8) What does Angie find in her mother’s bedroom?

9) What does Angie wear for luck?

10) Who or what are the Three Sisters?

Lea Wait lives on the coast of Maine with her artist husband, Bob Thomas, and a black cat named Shadow. In addition to the Mainely Needlepoint series. Lea writes the Shadows Antique Print Mystery series, and historical novels set in nineteenth century Maine. She invites readers to friend her on Facebook and Goodreads.


  1. I have not read this, but would like to. It's on my list. :-)

  2. Thank you, Dawn! I hope you enjoy it. And thank you to Shelley for hosting me!~

  3. 1) Angie’s gun is hidden under a stack of woolen gloves in the hall sideboard at Gram’s house.
    2) Dave Percy is a biology teacher at the local high school who grows poisonous plants in his garden.
    3) Chasity Falls is an author and Ruth Hopkins' the pen name.
    4) Rev. Tom McCully’s unusual hobby is collecting and using Ouija boards.
    5) Sarah Byrne comes from Australia.
    6) Angie’s job in high school was working as a steamer at the lobstermen’s co-op.
    7) Juno is a Maine Coon Cat.
    8) I don't know hat Angie found in her mother’s bedroom.
    9) Angie wears a gold angel necklace for luck.
    10) The Three Sisters are three small islands.

  4. Yeah! Peggy, you got all of the questions right except #8 -- great reading (and memory!) Lea Wait

  5. Winner is Peggy! Congratulations!!

    1. Thank you SO much, Shelley and Lea. I’m looking forward to reading "Threads of Evidence."

  6. I have not read Twisted Threads, I don't know how I have missed this series! I would love to read these books! I want to live there.

    (I tried to search for answers in the samples on the internet but I couldn't find answers. So I can't answer the questions without cheating and I am not going to do that.)

    ElaineE246 at msn dot com


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