With her direct approach and fearless sleuthing, the second Weaving Mystery finds Della throwing herself into an investigation and uncovering several surprise twists. The charming small-town setting and Della’s likability add dimension and warmth to this intriguing mystery that keeps readers guessing until the very end. Weaving tips are included.

Della Wright is excited when celebrity designer Bunny Boyd enters her weaving shop and asks for her help in providing fabric to redecorate the mansion of millionaire Bernard Whitby. Della attends a party at Whitby’s mansion to better understand the project, but the gathering takes an ominous turn when an antique gun is stolen and later used in the murder of Mr. McDermott, a local coffee shop owner and former photographer. Mr. McDermott photographed and had affairs with several women in town over the years. Did his wife kill him out of jealousy, or did someone else kill him to make sure certain pictures were never released? Della must work fast before she becomes entangled in the killer’s next move. (OBSIDIAN, Jan., 336 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Sandra Martin