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"MacRae writes with familiarity, wit, and charm."  Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine 





                 DYING WISHES



                 coming in July 2013


    Kath and her friends in TGIF - Thank Goodness it's

    Fiber - visit Cloud Hollow Farm to learn the fine art

    of dyeing . . .



    Available for pre-order in paperback, e-book, or audio

    from your locally-owned independent bookstore,

    Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.













       Winner of the 2013 Lovey Award for

           Best Paranormal / Sci-fi Novel


        Suspense Magazine's Best of 2012


             Salt Lake County Library

       Reader's Choice Award Nominee


   Kath Rutledge is about to learn the true meaning

   of TGIF - Thank Goodness It's Fiber....  



  ďA great start to a new series! By weaving together

   quirky characters, an interesting small town setting,

   and a ghost with a mind of her own Molly MacRae

   has created a clever yarn you donít want to end.Ē

                  ~ Betty Hechtman, national bestselling

                     author of Behind the Seams.



Available in paperback, e-book, large print, and audio formats from

your locally-owned independent bookstore, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble,









    A Margaret & Bitsy Mystery


   It's a case of poisoned pigeons and southern sisters . . .


   Available from your locally-owned independent

   bookstore, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or check

   it out from your public library.


   Click here to read the first chapter of Lawn Order.






   Wilder Rumors

   A Lewis Wilder Mystery


   . . . a shady museum curator, a small                                                

   Blue Ridge Mountain town, burglary,

   rumors, and murder . . .


   Look for Wilder Rumors at your public library.                   


   Sorry to say, only the large print edition of

   Wilder Rumors is currently available for sale.

   Order it from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.


















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Author photo © Mike Thompson







Are you looking for my brother Andrew MacRae's website?




You can find me

at Killer Characters on the 23rd of each month,

at Amy Alessio's award-winning Vintage Cookbooks & Crafts blog

on the first Monday of each month,


on facebook and Pinterest,


or almost any day in the children's department

at the Champaign Public Library.




Free podcast

Listen to Margaret & Bitsy in "Fandango by Flashlight"

from the December 2005 issue of

Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.    




Reviews for Lawn Order


"Murder with a dose of drollery . . . Margaret,

the independent-bookstore-owner-sleuth, entertains

us as much as Nero Wolf's smart aleck sidekick,

Archie Goodwin."

                             ~ The Boston Globe

                                 read the whole review here


"MacRae's witty first of a new cozy series."

                              ~ Publisher's Weekly

                                 read the whole review here





on "Voices in Mystery" with host Nancy Carlson.                                     

2010 and 2008


in "Smile Politely" Champaign-Urbana's online magazine

March 14, 2011 by Jeremiah Stanley