A Tangled Yarn - Creative Woman, Bk 9 Author:Pam DeVoe When Shannon McClain and the Purls of Hope visit the alpaca and llama farm of Luke and Selena Barlow, little do they know that the twisted path of the next few days will lead them from their peaceful small town of Apple Grove, Oregon, straight to the brink of disaster. — The Barlows are the parents of Patsy, Lara McClain's roommate at a unive... more »rsity in Portland. Misty Hills Alpaca Farm produces some of the best alpaca and llama fiber in the Pacific Northwest.
Intrigue awaits Shannon and the Purls as they tour the farm and discover the body of a man in one of the barns. Who is this mysterious stranger, why was he in the Barlows' barn, and -- most importantly -- how did he die? Shannon promises her daughter, Lara, that she will help the Barlows clear their names, if indeed they are not in some way connected to the man's death.
Part of their research takes Shannon and the Purls to an upscale boutique in Portland, Just Knits, where their questions change the owner, Frances Oberheimer, from courteous to surly in a matter of minutes. Is there a connection between the two strands, one in Apple Grove and the other in Portland?
Michael Stone, the former police detective who counts himself as more than a friend to Shannon, tries to warn her about the possible dangers of pursuing the case. But her need for closure in the stranger's death drives the fiery rehead from Scotland toward a solution to the mystery -- and justice.
Will she and the Purls solve the tangled web of crime and deceit, or will the unraveling trail lead to disaster?« less