.A very good mystery. The writing is descriptive with both characters and location. Caroline Emerson finds the body of Betty Wickline in her shop. Betty was killed with an ax that has Caroline’s fingerprints. Sheriff Hedges has Caroline at the top of his list. He does not like Caroline much and might not do a lot of investigating. Caroline sets out with the help of a Firing Crew to find the murderer. Her husband Bill doesn’t want her to investigate and her best friend, Hannah doesn’t like the fact that her son David is working at the shop.