Coleman, a retired folk art curator, has settled in nicely
to the small town of Dappled Hills, North Carolina. There
may have been some murder and mayhem to disrupt things since
she moved to town, but she's sure that is all behind her now.
belongs to a local quilt guild, and the women stick together
and usually abide by the rules of etiquette. That is about
to change. Meadow Downy, one of the quilt guild members is
taking Beatrice on a road trip. It seems that there is a meeting
at Muriel Starnes mansion in the mountains, and the Village
Quilters Guild members weren't invited. Meadow declares that
they are not crashing the meeting, but rather showing up unannounced.
again, murder is afoot when the elderly Muriel dies-and Beatrice
sets her sleuthing cap back on her head to solve the crime
before the killer strikes again. As it turns out, Muriel was
not well liked, and any of the quilters at the meeting could
be responsible. Will the guilt show on the murder's face or
is someone a dark-hearted quilter with no remorse?
enjoy a good murder mystery, and this is one, indeed. I love
the characters, and Beatrice is my favorite. For a retiree,
she has a lot of spunk and energy. The mystery has a touch
of a gothic feel, with the killing happening on a dark and
stormy night at a Victorian mansion tucked away in the mountains.
of the quilting friends makes me want to sit in with the Village
Quilters Guilt even if I don't know how to quilt. The title
is clever, the cover-art warm and inviting, and Craig's clever
character development and sharp mystery kept me riveted to
the story. Order your copy today and snuggle up with the book
on a cold winter's day.