Kirkus: Donning a new pseudonym, prolific Mary Ellen Hughes introduces a keen Pennsylvania puzzle-solver who enlists her crafty friends to crack a murder… Down-to-earth characters and an interesting motive spice up this debut.
“Knit together an interesting older protagonist, an astute knitting group, a friend accused of murder, a daughter with secrets, and you have a purl of a mystery.”—Sherry Harris, Agatha Award nominated author of the Sarah Winston Garage Sale mysteries and the Chloe Jackson Seaglass Saloon mysteries
“Such a cozy combination—knitting and murder. A delightful, well-crafted mystery!“—Essie Lang, author of the Castle Bookshop Mysteries
“This heart-warming mystery knits together family and friends in pursuit of a cunning killer.”—Maya Corrigan, author of the Five-Ingredient Mystery series
“Charming, crafty, and so very cozy! Emmie Caldwell has stitched together an entertaining, well-plotted mystery that’s as cozy as a favorite sweater. The clues are artfully woven into the story, and Lia and her daughter, Hayley, are a dynamic sleuthing duo. A Wicked Yarn is bound to delight fans of crafting cozies!”—Sarah Fox, author of Much Ado About Nutmeg