A Stitch In Time is a prequel to A Penny Saved A Murder Earned. The story of Emmett Rogers, in two thousand and four. Emmett is considered a hero for his actions in Afghanistan but all Emmett wants is to forget the battle there and get on with his life, in his new job as a police office. However coming home is as idyllic as Emmett hoped. His seventeen year old sister is pregnant and his father threw her out echoing another incident in Emmett’s life. Emmett must fight the battles he now faces on the home front and face his own demons, before he can move on with his new life.