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It is hard to believe that KNOT GUILTY is the ninth Crochet Mystery. It seems like yesterday when the whole idea of a mystery series with crochet was just a dream. With every book I have gone deeper into the yarn world and discovered there are events all over the country like weekend retreats, wool festivals and yarn shows that I had no idea existed.

It was a real eye opener when I started attending some yarn shows. It was a little like finding myself in paradise. There were wonderful classes, banquets and fashion shows. And then there was the shopping. How about a ballroom filled with a maze of mini stores with amazing yarns, tools, books, and lots of friendly people.

It was only a matter of time before I began to imagine what would happen if Molly and the Tarzana Hookers invaded a yarn show. Of course there would be trouble. Wherever the group goes trouble seems to follow. And there's always drama and murder, too.

At the same time, Molly has decided to make a major change in her relationship status, but then wonders if she's chosen the right person.

As always there are patterns and recipes included in the book ... check out the Crochet Projects page to see photos.

Just to let you know this is not the end of Molly's adventures. I'm busy writing the next one right now.

The third book in the Yarn Retreat Series, WOUND UP IN MURDER, comes out next July.

Be sure to check out the Blue Schwartz Mystery tab. Blue Schwartz and Nefertiti's Necklace is now called STOLEN TREASURE. It has a new cover and is available as an e-book for a new low price. Everybody says it is a fast, fun read. Though it is technically a kids' mystery, readers of all ages can enjoy it. Blue includes some of her favorite recipes, too!

KNOT GUILTY - The Latest Adventures of
Molly Pink & the Tarzana Hookers


Molly Pink and her pals, the Tarzana Hookers, are ready to bring the craft of crochet to the masses. But when one of their members finds herself the prime suspect in a murder, the Hookers are going to have to switch their focus and find the real killer.

"Fans ... will enjoy unraveling the knots
leading to the killer."

-Publishers Weekly

Read an excerpt

Available November 4, 2014






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Another Adventure of
Molly Pink & The Tarzana Hookers

When Molly is invited to a major society wedding, she expects some wedding drama. Though she never anticipated this much trouble. The bride is the daughter of Molly's close friend Mason - who has been planning this wedding for a long time. But at the reception, things go amiss when the wealthy groom ends up dancing with the grim reaper.

Three patterns are included (See Photos):
   • Party Scarf
   • Dr. Wheel's Meditation Washcloth
   • CeeCee's Pet Mat



The latest Yarn Retreat Mystery!

"The mystery will delight you!"
-Cozy Mystery Book Review

"Engaging ... an excellent read and highly recommended!"
-Open Book Society

Dessert chef Casey Feldstein has learned one end of a knitting needle from the other after inheriting her aunt's yarn retreat business, but a murder threatens to unravel her latest event.

Casey's running a new retreat called "From Sheep to Shawl" at a resort on the atmospheric Monterey Peninsula. Participants will learn about sheepshearing, fixing up the fleece, and spinning, and will eventually knit a lovely shawl.

Nicole Welton has been hired to teach the fleece-to-fiber portion of the retreat. She's an expert spinner, and her small shop in Cadbury by the Sea houses a beautiful assortment of spinning wheels and drop spindles. But when the new teacher fails to show up for class and is found lying dead on the boardwalk, it leaves everyone's nerves frayed.

Now Casey has to knit together clues faster than she can count stitches before someone else at the retreat gets dropped . . .

Complete pattern included (See Photos):
   • Wool Shawlette

Read an excerpt






"Yarn to Go is a cozy mystery
that you won't want to put down.
It combines cooking, knitting
and murder in one great book!
- Fresh Fiction


The Book that started the Yarn Retreat Mystery Series!

A cozy mystery that you won't want to put down.
It combines cooking, knitting, and murder in one great book!

- Fresh Fiction

Dessert chef Casey Feldstein doesn't know a knitting needle from a crochet hook. But after her aunt dies unexpectedly leaving Casey to run her yarn retreat business, the sweets baker finds herself rising to the occasion - and trying to unravel a murder mystery.

A knitting pattern for Casey's first project and one of Casey's famous muffin recipes are included.



Read more in this excerpt from
Yarn To Go







"Perfect Reading for the holidays"
- Fresh Fiction

Molly Pink & The Tarzana Hookers are at it again!

"I have done a lot of embarrassing things, but this morning I topped even myself... I watched as the detective walked out of the small blue stucco house. Everything about him gave off the vibe of somebody who'd been up all night chasing down evidence. His face featured a day-old beard, his tie was pulled loose from the collar of his pale blue dress shirt, and he gave out a weary sigh as he sauntered down the three steps to the front walk and moved toward the black Crown Victoria parked at the curb."

Read more in this excerpt from
If Hooks Could Kill





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