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Water Your Mind—How Does Your Garden Whodunit Grow?

A tranquil garden is the scene of a shocking crime! Sleuths rake through clues and dig out "whodunit" in this group of botanically based mysteries.

 

An Unthymely Death: And Other Garden Mysteries

This collection of ten short stories features an herbalist detective who loves to talk about plants, share recipes, and solve mysteries.

 

Murder in the Museum: A Fethering Mystery

The home of a celebrated poet is about to be turned into a museum. A skeleton unearthed in the kitchen garden and the subsequent discovery of a more recent murder stall those plans until the culprit can be found.

 

The Trail of the Wild Rose

Members of a plant-hunting expedition in China succumb to a series of unusual accidents. Retired botany professor and amateur sleuth Lawrence Kingston is called on to investigate.

 

Death in the Garden

While distracting herself from the angst of turning 30, Helena studies the letters and papers of her great aunt Diana. She resolves to investigate who killed her great uncle at her aunt's own 30th birthday party more than 60 years ago. Nominated for Britain's Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for Best Mystery.

 

McNally's Bluff

A cast of extremely eccentric characters emerges in this installment of the Archy McNally series, originally created by Lawrence Sanders. When a carnival sideshow attraction named Marvelous Marlena Marvel is found murdered in the center of a garden hedge maze, McNally is hired by Marlena's husband, former human cannonball, to find the killer.

 

Pretty Poison

When one of the richest men in town is found dead on her flower display, and the crime is planted on a local homeless man, a floral shop owner must dig out the real murderer.

 

Death in the Orchid Garden: A Gardening Mystery

The series sleuth, who hosts a PBS gardening show, travels to Hawaii for a botanical conference and ends up working to expose whoever is killing botanists one by one.

 

Murder in the Rose Garden

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt helps solve the murder of a popular Washington hostess strangled in the famous White House garden.

 

The Hanging Garden

When Celia is forced to leave her nursery garden business to serve as executor of her niece's estate, she unearths an unsavory history and questionable group of people surrounding what was supposed to be an accidental fall.