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Something Borrowed, Something Bleu
By: Cricket McRae
A Home Crafting Mystery #4

Release Date: July 2010
Specs: 9780738719962 | 5 x 8 x 1 IN  |  288 pages
Price: $14.95
In Stock? Yes, ready to ship


Love—and smelly cheese—are in the air. Sophie Mae has accepted Barr’s marriage proposal, and they’re trying to keep her mother, Anna Belle, from taking over their no-fuss, no-muss wedding plans. But when Mom finds a cryptic suicide note that Sophie Mae’s brother wrote two decades earlier, Sophie Mae reluctantly makes a trip back to her hometown of Spring Creek, Colorado, to suss things out. 

As she pokes around in other people’s business while learning the finer points of artisan cheese making, a murderer strikes—with a glass bottle of milk. Soon, Sophie Mae discovers that aging cheese isn’t the only thing in Spring Creek that doesn’t pass the smell test.

Includes cheese-making tips!
Complete recipes on author’s website:




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"Fans of Rosemary Harris and Maggie Sefton will appreciate McRae's crafty series."
—Library Journal

"Likable characters and an easy-to-follow plot that doesn’t require knowledge of previous entries in the series are a plus."
—Publishers Weekly

"This series continues to add depth to its engaging cast of characters, and the home-crafting details remain a delight and an inspiration."

"The writing is sharp and skilled and Sophie Mae is an appealing, smart character."
—RT Book Reviews (4 ½ stars)

"Witty, suspenseful and very engaging, Something Borrowed, Something Bleu is a winner."
—The Coloradoan

"I absolutely enjoy being able to immerse myself in Ms. McRae’s writing. There’s something about it that seems to click together; the characters (including supporting) and each plotline are always in perfect sync. The atmosphere of the story is always one completely balanced between suspense and wit and home, with healthy dashes of crafting tips and how-to’s tossed in with a deft hand. Cricket McRae's imagination takes the reader on a ride of twists and turns."
Once Upon A Romance

"A fun, frothy read."
—Suspense Magazine

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