Books by Cricket McRae

DEADLY ROW TO HOE by Cricket McRae
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"McRae, whose home-crafting mysteries always offer tips in mastering some new area of domestic expertise, spices her juicy mystery with some intriguing veggie lore."
Murder and vegetables—what more could you ask? Read full book review >
WINED AND DIED by Cricket McRae
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2011

"McRae's series has covered a wide range of craft projects. Her latest offers a tutorial on mead and a dash of soapmaking, all wrapped around a credible mystery."
A thrift-store bargain turns sinister for Washington State soapmaker Sophie Mae Ambrose and her police-detective husband Barr. Read full book review >
SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLEU by Cricket McRae
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2010

"Another enjoyable entry in McRae's craft-centered series (Spin a Wicked Web, 2009, etc.). This time information about artisanal cheesemaking supplements the plausible mystery."
Eighteen years after her brother's death, an early-morning phone call brings Sophie Mae Reynolds back home to Colorado to investigate. Read full book review >
SPIN A WICKED WEB by Cricket McRae
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Interested fans can watch Sophie Mae's detecting expertise and her love life develop while absorbing all the information they could possibly want about the joys of spinning."
A police officer and a manipulative artist, both dead, provide a third challenge for sleuthing soapmaker Sophie Mae Reynolds (Heaven Preserve Us, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >
HEAVEN PRESERVE US by Cricket McRae
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Stubborn Sophie Mae's sophomore case provides her with more intriguing opportunities for sleuthing than her debut (Lye in Wait, 2007) ever did."
Is a case of death by botulism a terrible accident or murder? Read full book review >
LYE IN WAIT by Cricket McRae
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"McRae's debut is mainly lather."
A soapmaker who finds a corpse in her workshop can't control her urge to investigate any better than she can control her inventory of oatmeal-milk bath salts. Read full book review >