Death on the Prairie (Chloe Ellefson Mystery #6) by Kathleen Ernst
A road trip to the past turns deadly when museum curator Chloe Ellefson gets custody of an old quilt, said to have belonged to author Laura Ingalls Wilder, and she and her sister Kari set out on the Wilder road trip of a lifetime. The sisters grew up reading the beloved "Little House" books written by Laura and have long dreamed of visiting all the places where Laura lived. They hope to prove that Laura owned and stitched the quilt, but someone covets it and people begin to die...
Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst writes award-winning mysteries, and historical fiction and non-fiction for adults and young readers. Over the years her work has earned numerous honors, including an Emmy for educational programming, a LOVEY, and Edgar and Agatha national mystery award nominations.