Several, of the
Black Sheep Knitting group, are going to the Fiber Festival
at the Laughing Llama Farm. Maggie will be giving a spinning
demonstration and the others will be there for moral support
and to check out the wonderful booths that are selling various
knitting- related items. Things are going well until the llamas
are shot after the herding exhibition. While it turned out
the llamas were shot with a paint gun, one of the llamas had
a convulsion since it was shot in the head.
Ellie and Ben Kruger think it is another one of the pranks
that have been happening since they purchased the Laughing
Llama Farm. They think their neighbor Justin Ridley is behind
the pranks. Ridley thinks Ellie and Ben will be selling their
land as soon as the Open Space Laws expire and make a big
A big ruckus occurs after the death of one of the llamas.
Ben is seen by the police threatening Ridley. He is now the
number one suspect, when Ridley turns up dead. The Black Sheep
ladies will have to put aside their knitting to find out who
is behind the murder.
Things to ponder: Why kill the llama? Who
had access to the spindles that Ellie gave away at the Fiber
Festival? What is Ben hiding from Ellie?
I really enjoyed reading this book. It was
like catching up with old friends. This is a real page turner
and the plot will keep you guessing. If you enjoy mysteries
that keep you in stitches, then this is the mystery for you.