loves owning and running the fiber and fabric shop she inherited
from her grandmother. She’s made friends with other
women who love needlework, and they have their own group,
aptly named TGIF, standing for Thank Goodness It’s Fiber.
One morning the group takes a field trip to
Debbie Keith’s farm, Cloud Hollow. The day is to be
spent learning the art of dyeing. Debbie had locked her keys
inside her studio, and while waiting for an extra set of keys
to be delivered, the women head out to the field to see Debbie’s
The sheep, though, are otherwise occupied.
The sheep have discovered two very dead bodies!
One of the dead is a man who allegedly left society and gone
off to live in the woods a couple of years before. The other
body is the daughter of Bonny Goforth, a seasonal member of
Naturally, our protagonist Kath investigates.
She’s urged on by her friends, and by the ghost of her
grandmother, Geneva. Will she be able to stitch together the
clues and solve the murders? On the other hand, will the killer
unravel the evidence and cut Kath out of the investigation?
I am really enjoying this series. Molly MacRae
writes with a wry wit, and she has further developed the characters
at a good pace in this sequel to “Last Wool and Testament.”
The Tennessee setting is described in depth, and the circumstances
of the murders are plausible.
Wool and Testament,” you’ll definitely want
to pick up a copy of “Dyeing Wishes” ASAP. If
this series is new to you, I’d suggest you splurge and
buy both books! Double the pleasure and you’ll be up
on all the history from the first book. That said, reading
these two in order is only a suggestion. “Dyeing Wishes”
is just fine as a stand-alone read.
Reviews of other titles in this series
Wool and Testament #1
in Her Grave #3