By Anne Canadeo
Sewing it jointly . . . The Black Sheep Knitters: a fivesome with a knack for knitting—and for fixing crimes. rooster Maggie Messina, proprietor of the Black Sheep Knitting store, is invited to provide knitting workshops at a Berkshires spa inn, she manages to barter a cottage that matches all 5 of the Black Sheep for what grants to be a weekend of knitting bliss. yet whereas the chums are specialist at counting stitches, they haven’t counted on homicide. visitors and employees on the Crystal Lake hotel are as assorted as a combined bag of yarn, yet such a lot colourful is unquestionably the landlord, charismatic self-help guru and previous psychiatrist Dr. Max Flemming. The health care professional can have advised all in a revealing autobiography, yet from his ex-wife to the widow of his former enterprise partner—both staff on the inn—Max turns out mired in shadows from his previous. And whilst a killer moves in the course of a mountaintop retreat, the Black Sheep ask yourself what the great health care professional can be hiding. The police appear to be following the inaccurate thread. yet whereas Maggie’s workshops have given the knitters a different view of the tensions on the little lodge, can they make feel of a criminal offense that's as complexly stranded as a good Isle sweater? whilst the killer murders a moment time, the Black Sheep wonder if they’ve dropped a sew and positioned themselves in mortal probability. . . .
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It was hard to ask your boyfriend to dogsit if you suspected he might be dating other people while you were out of town. Lucy considered the scenario with a secret sigh. Too bad there was no way for Tink to chaperone, or report back on what those big brown eyes had seen. “So we’re all set,” replied Maggie. “Stay right here, I’ll get my laptop. ” While Maggie went off in search of her computer, the others cleared the table and took out their knitting again. Maggie soon returned and brought up the site.
Maggie, who was once a high school art teacher, had a sharp eye for color and design. A dedicated knitter and excellent instructor, Maggie had opened the shop about three years ago. She’d been lucky to find the perfect spot, the first floor of a free-standing Victorian building in the middle of Plum Harbor’s busy Main Street. Set back from the street a fair space, the building had a peaked roof, a wraparound porch, and plenty of classic Victorian trim. Maggie had added flower boxes and a thick border of perennials along the brick path that led from the sidewalk and more flower beds in the front of the house.
It’s a central location so folks can just drop in as they walk by if they like. ” Nadine asked. Lucy knew for a fact that Maggie hated it when people wanted to just walk in and out of her workshops, as if she were demonstrating cookware at the mall. But she smiled politely in answer. ” Lucy knew Maggie was just trying to fit in, but she sounded like she was speaking a foreign language. Nadine stood up and patted Maggie’s shoulder. “It’s going to be a great weekend. ” Clutching the pile of folders to her chest, Nadine trotted off to greet another group that had just walked in.