Deadly Row to Hoe
By Cricket McRae
(Midnight Ink, Paperback, 9780738733081, 254pp.)
Publication Date: November 2012
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Harvest time in Cadyville, Washington, finds Sophie Mae Ambrose volunteering at the local organic farm--and trying to make a little sprout of her own with Barr, her police detective husband. But a dead body discovered in the farm's compost heap is enough to cast dark clouds over Sophie Mae's sunny mood. When Barr's boss lets her know they need help identifying the body, a reluctant Sophie Mae presses her network of friends and neighbors into action. Turning up the heat on a whole crop of suspects seems to be producing results . . . until a farmhand is found with a shovel-shaped bump on his head. If Sophie Mae and Barr don't root out the killer soon, it's only a matter of time before another victim is squashed.
Praise for the Home Crafting Mystery Series: "This series continues to add depth to its engaging cast of characters."--Booklist
"The writing is sharp and skilled, and Sophie Mae is an appealing, smart character."--RT Book Reviews
"Fans of Rosemary Harris and Maggie Sefton will appreciate McRae's crafty series."--Library Journal
"Deliciously suspenseful and witty."--Once Upon a Romance.