By Gin Jones
Helen Binney projected a robust snapshot because the former governor's spouse, and she's now not approximately to allow a bit factor like sickness strength her into doing something much less now. whereas her pushy nieces imagine she's at death's door, her good-looking attorney good friend thinks she's a sizzling magnet for trouble...and her new gal-pals imagine she's a super beginner detective!
When these new gals provide her an enticing undertaking, Helen can't refuse proving her usefulness to the nay-sayers in her lifestyles. She quick dives into investigating the disappearance of a member in their charitable knitting crew. but if the yarn path results in a husband in denial, a mystery checking account, and a shallow grave, it's transparent that somebody else sees Helen in another unflattering gentle: as a chance that should be completely neutralized! If Helen can preserve her wits approximately her, she are able to untangle herself from one sticky scenario, and seize a killer within the strategy.
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