Spanish Dagger by Susan Wittig Albert
Spanish Dagger is the fifteenth novel in this series. China Bayles’s demanding schedule is further complicated by her half-brother’s and her husband’s attempt to solve the mystery of her father’s suspicious death, and by her discovery of a murdered body in the tranquil community of Pecan Springs. While harvesting yucca plants to make paper, China Bayles finds a body-cause of death: unknown. It seems that the simple lives of many residents of Pecan Springs hide complex and dangerous pasts. And now, while also unraveling secrets that hit close to home, China must set the record straight- and find a killer.