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Knit or Dye Trying (A Riverbank Knitting Mystery #2) (Mass Market)
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This is book number 2 in the A Riverbank Knitting Mystery series.
Business is booming for Libby Beckett and her fabulous Maryland shop, aptly named Y.A.R.N., but when a town festival brings a fatality with it, Libby gets all tangled up in murder.
As spring comes to Collinstown, the village launches a food festival to draw a new group of tourists. Libby, proud owner of Y.A.R.N., has planned a yarn event to provide an alternative option to a foodie weekend. Artisan fiber dyer Julie Wilson—known for her work with animal-friendly, plant-based knitting fibers such as bamboo and hemp as well as her brilliant use of color—will hopefully draw a crowd with a special dyeing workshop.
The festival begins, but it draws more than crowds. First a flock of sheep parades down the street, herded by farmers protesting Julie’s antiwool stance. Then Julie’s celebrity chef sister appears, and the siblings resume a long-standing rivalry. Despite all this, Julie’s workshop has sold out. Libby is thrilled, and they’re preparing for a full house. But the night before the event, Julie is found alone in the warehouse event space—dead. The witty “Watch Julie Wilson Dye” workshop title now has a terrible new meaning—and it’s up to Libby to catch a crafty killer.
About the Author
An avid knitter, coffee junkie, and firm believer that “pie makes everything better,” Allie Pleiter writes both fiction and nonfiction, working on as many as four books at a time. The bestselling author of more than fifty books, Allie has enjoyed a twenty-year career, with over 1.5 million books sold. In addition to writing, Allie maintains an active writing productivity coaching practice and speaks regularly on the creative process, publishing, and her very favorite topic—the Chunky Method of time management for writers.
Praise for The Riverbank Knitting Mysteries
“Delightfully clever! As warm and cozy as a handmade sweater. Readers will love Allie Pleiter’s new series.”—New York Times bestselling author Krista Davis
“Allie Pleiter skillfully knits together endearing characters, a leap-off-the-page setting, and a delightfully perplexing mystery with this debut.”—USA Today bestselling author Laura Bradford
“Allie Pleiter’s first Riverbank Knitting Mystery has all the elements needed for a successful series, particularly a great hook.”—Criminal Element
“Pleiter excels at creating characters you care about, and On Skein of Death is no exception. . . . A well-plotted mystery, clever red herrings, and intriguing layers give the book its focus, and the lovely hint of romance potential will appeal to spark-loving readers like me without alienating mystery purists. I can’t wait for the next book!”—Reading Is My Superpower
“Even those who have no particular interest in knitting or crafting will doubtlessly enjoy On Skein of Death.”—Brianne’s Book Reviews