Coffee Clutch by Marshall Thornton
Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 1.
Approx. 14,550 words.
Published on January 30, 2009.
In the mid sixties, homemaker Jan Birch maintains a tight circle of friends in her upstate New York suburban neighborhood. When the divorcée down the street is murdered, the women attribute her death to a hobo they’d seen months before. Quickly, though, Jan begins to suspect that the hobo has left the neighborhood long ago and the murderer may be one of her dear friends.