After discovering an early-nineteenth-century silk sampler embroidered with apple trees and names she doesn't recognize, Meg Corey is plagued by a series of small, but dangerous, mishaps, which forces her to unravel the mystery surrounding the sampler.
Sheila Connolly is the
New York Times bestselling, Anthony and Agatha Award–nominated author of the Orchard Mystery series, the Museum Mystery series, and the County Cork Mystery series. She has taught art history, structured and marketed municipal bonds for major cities, worked as a staff member on two statewide political campaigns, and served as a fundraiser for several nonprofit organizations. She also managed her own consulting company, providing genealogical research services. In addition to genealogy, Sheila loves restoring old houses, visiting cemeteries, and traveling. Now a full-time writer, she thinks writing mysteries is a lot more fun than any of her previous occupations. She is married and has one daughter and two cats.