By Gin Jones
Helen Binney projected a robust picture because the former governor's spouse, and she's now not approximately to permit a bit factor like ailment strength her into doing something much less now. whereas her pushy nieces imagine she's at death's door, her good-looking legal professional good friend thinks she's a scorching magnet for trouble...and her new gal-pals imagine she's an excellent novice detective!
When these new gals supply her an enticing undertaking, Helen can't refuse proving her usefulness to the nay-sayers in her existence. She speedy dives into investigating the disappearance of a member in their charitable knitting crew. but if the yarn path ends up in a husband in denial, a mystery checking account, and a shallow grave, it's transparent that somebody else sees Helen in another unflattering mild: as a danger that should be completely neutralized! If Helen can maintain her wits approximately her, she are able to untangle herself from one sticky state of affairs, and seize a killer within the strategy.
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