Heaven Preserve Us
By Cricket McRae
(Midnight Ink, Paperback, 9780738711225, 299pp.)
Publication Date: August 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Praise for Lye in Wait, the first Home Crafting Mystery: "McRae crafts strong characters and] spins a credible, enjoyable plot." --Library Journal" A] wonderful start to a mystery series." --Cozy Library
Wine jelly. Watermelon pickles. And a suicidal stalker? Great.Thirty-something crafter extraordinaire Sophie Mae Reynolds makes preserves by day and answers a crisis center help referral line by night. What better way to help people while still keeping a low profile? But on her very first night, she gets a call from a man who is threatening suicide . . . and her. Angrily deeming the caller a crank, her boss, Philip Heaven, disconnects the line. Days later, Philip dies from a nasty case of botulism. Now, as a stalker singles out Sophie Mae, Philip's eerie last words keep coming back to haunt her: Threat. Meant it.
Stirring up the town with talk of murder by preserves, can Sophie Mae and her handsome boyfriend Detective Barr Ambrose spoil a mad murderer's poisonous plans?This dangerously delicious second book in the Home Crafting Mystery series also includes recipes for preserves and beauty products