Last Wool and Testament
A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery
By Molly Macrae
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451237828, 352pp.)
Publication Date: September 4, 2012
Categories: Mystery & Detective - General
Kath Rutledge is about to learn the true meaning of TGIF—Thank Goodness It’s Fiber.…
That’s the name of the spunky group of fiber and needlework artists founded by Ivy McClellan, Kath’s beloved grandmother. Though Ivy has recently passed on, the members still meet regularly at her fiber and fabric shop, The Weaver’s Cat, which Kath has now inherited. But that’s only the first in a series of surprises when Kath returns to the small town of Blue Plum, Tennessee, to settle her grandmother’s affairs.
There’s been a murder, and it turns out her grandmother was the prime suspect. Before she can begin to clear Ivy’s name, Kath encounters a looming presence in the form of a gloomy ghost. It turns out the specter has just as much interest in solving the murder as Kath. So, with a little help from the members of TGIF—and a stubborn spirit from beyond—she sets out to unravel the clues and hook the real killer.…
Molly MacRae was director of the history museum in Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town, and later managed an independent bookstore in Johnson City. Her short stories have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine for more than twenty years, and she has won the Sherwood Anderson Award for Short Fiction.
“A great start to a new series! By weaving together quirky characters, an interesting small-town setting, and a ghost with a mind of her own Molly MacRae has created a clever yarn you don’t want to end.”—Betty Hechtman, National Bestselling Author of Behind the Seams