'Twas the Knife Before Christmas

A Christmas Tree Farm Mystery, #2

Holly White is working at her family farm in the town of Mistletoe, a Christmas destination and holiday tradition for many. But Evan Gray, the local sheriff, and Holly are about to get busier when her best friend is arrested for murder by Evan. Holly is committed to helping her friend out in the mist of her budding romance with Evan. Everything will get wrapped up in the nick of time for an amazing holiday romance.

You will fall in love with Holly, Evan and the town of Mistletoe. It's just a place filled with holiday spirit. You will quickly come to like Holly as she's a true friend. It's also time for Holly to take a new direction with her life. Love is in the air and Christmas magic is in play.

This is a perfect Christmas mystery that will uplift anyone's mood. Are you ready for Santa? What about reindeer games? I am.


Book Blurb for 'Twas the Knife Before Christmas

A Christmas delight, ’Twas the Knife Before Christmas will charm the stockings off readers of Joanne Fluke and Leslie Meier.

It’s out of the cupcake tin, into the fire for Holly White’s best friend, Caroline. Can Holly clear Caroline’s name in time to go caroling?

When a body turns up in a larger-than-life candy bowl filled with peppermints on the town square, Holly White is horrified to learn her best friend Caroline is the main suspect. Everyone in town, including Mistletoe, Maine’s sheriff, saw Caroline fighting with the victim on the night of his death. Worse, a custom kitchen knife, engraved with Caroline's initials was found with him.

Now, just ten days before Christmas, Holly’s up to her jingle bells in holiday shenanigans and in desperate need of a miracle. Juggling extra shifts at her family’s Christmas tree farm and making enough gingerbread jewelry to satisfy the crowd is already more than she can handle?and now she has to find time to clear her best friend of murder. Add in her budding relationship with the sheriff, and a personal stalker dressed as Santa Claus, and Holly’s ready to fly south until springtime.

But her Sherpa-lined mittens come off when Caroline is taken into custody. Can Holly wrap up the case in time for Christmas…even after she gains the true killer’s attention? Find out in ‘Twas the Knife Before Christmas, Jacqueline Frost’s second pine-scented Christmas Tree Farm mystery.


Night Owl Reviews Nov, 2018 4.50