MURDER OF THE CAT'S MEOW A Scumble River Mystery by Denise Swanson. ISBN: 978-0-451-23781-1. Skye is convinced that her house is haunted and her fiance will never be able to stay there. She is determined to get the ghost out, so Wally can move in. But before that happens, she is called to the bowling alley where a riled up contestant is choking a cat show judge for insulting his feline. The scuffle is broken up but the next morning the judge is found dead. Now Skye has to put her sleuthing skills to the test. Cat style. Skye is a likeable character who seems like everyones best friend. This is a witty read that will leave you cracking up.
LAST WOOL AND TESTMENT A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae. ISBN: 978-0-451-23782-8. The first in a new series! Kath Rutledge has taken over her departed grandmother's fabric store, the Weaver's Cat. Upon arriving to town, Kath finds out there has been a murder and her grandmother was the prime suspect. Before she can clear Ivy's name, Kathy encounters a looming presence in the form of a gloomy ghost. It turns out this spectator wants to solve the murder from beyond and Kath is more than willing to let him try. A great beginning to a new series that focuses on family and friendship. I can't wait to see what happens in the next book. A solid read.
Reviewed by: Kathy Fisher