Eat Cake – Jeanne Ray

Cute novel.  Made me really want cake.  Listened to this on the long drive to visit my Mom. from Amazon blurb: Ruth, with a teenage daughter, a son in college, and her mother living with the family, finds her life complicated by her husband’s sudden unemployment and news that her long-divorced father has been injured […]

Blackwork – Monica Ferris

Fun mystery.  Would probably be even better if the reader was into needle craft. From Amazon blurb: This Halloween, Betsy Devonshire, owner of the Crewel World needlework shop and part-time sleuth, is haunted by murder. After one too many pints, a local blames bar owner and Wicca practitioner Leona Cunningham for a series of “accidents” […]

Lumby Lines – Gail Fraser

Cute novel of life in a small town in the Northwest. A couple on vacation from Virgina see a near demolished monastery and decide to buy and repair it to use it as an inn.  The locals are less then thrilled with this and reactions vary from outright hostile to merely avoiding the Eastern couple. […]