Meet Benni Harper...a spirited ex-cowgirl, quilter, and folk-art expert who's staking out her own corner of the contemporary American West. She's got an eye for murderous designs--and a talent for piecing together the most complex and cold-blooded crimes. Benni's taking time from her job at the folk-art museum to sponsor a qsenior promq at San Celina's retirement home. During the dance, she's surprised to find herself waltzing with Clay O'Hara, the Colorado cowboy she had a crush on when she was seventeen. She's even more surprised when Clay's uncle and an elderly woman are found dead in one of the residents' rooms. Now Benni's trying to find a link between the two victims--and the common thread that bound them together in death...Soon.a aYes, a I promised and meant it. When I reached my front porch, I wished Ia#39;d let him follow me home, if only to ... The new porch light installed by the landlord had some kind of an electrical malfunction that was costing me a fortune in light ... The rumble of a car engine. ... It was a standard issue rental carathe kind of Ford or Chevy stamped out by the millions wherever it is they build them these days.
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 1996-02-01|