Murder at Lambswool Farm by Sally Goldenbaum is the 11th book in the “Seaside Knitters” mystery series. Publisher: May 2016
Late summer blooms in beautiful Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, and while a harvest thrives, Izzy Chambers Perry and the other Seaside Knitters will need to cast on their sleuthing skills to save a local farm. Unfortunately, finding a killer can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. . . .
Seaside Knitter Birdie Favazza has long loved knitting, but lately she’s taken on a new challenge—making a family farm operational again. With help from friends, Lambswool Farm is now up and running, with thriving crops and grazing sheep. In addition, the farm will host rustic, six-course prix fixe dinners plated by local chefs and served on a gorgeous restored harvest table, decorated to perfection with colorful knitted vegetables crafted by Izzy Chambers Perry, her aunt Nell, and the other Seaside Knitters.
But on the night of the first meal, everything spins out of control when one of the guests, Seaside Harbor’s family physician, becomes fatally ill. It seems that behind Dr. Alan Hamilton’s friendly bedside manner was a man with enemies and secrets.
Soon the town is gossiping and pointing fingers at all possible suspects—including the women at Lambswool Farm. Now the Seaside Knitters must join together to uncover the truth in Dr. Hamilton’s complicated past—and restore peace to town and country alike.
This drama embodies New England charm with a comfortable tone that warms the essence of the pleasantries of life. A new guy in town brings murder and with the Seaside Knitters doing the untangling, all the pieces fall into place and a killer is exposed. Every time I read a book by Sally, her story pulls me in with the friendly atmosphere and the lovable residents of Sea Harbor, Massachusetts. The writing is expertly done and the easy pace makes for a wonderful read. The author does a great job of telling a story that had plenty of suspect with some twisty turns that truly enhanced how this all plays out in the end. This was a great read and as always I can’t wait for my next visit with Nell, Izzy, Ben and the rest of the gang.