An Unthymely Death: And Other Garden Mysteries

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Penguin, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
45 Reviews

Now readers can join China Bayles in ten puzzling cases—and get a taste of her world. This delightful collection features loads of wonderful herbal tidbits on everything from rosemary to feverfew to catnip; recipes for such to-die-for dishes as a Deadly Chocolate Valentine, Ruby's Applesauce Mint Bread, China's Five-Spice Chicken and Veggie Stir-Fry, and McQuaid's Tex Mex-and a host of creative ideas for garden and home. It's a one-of-a-kind collection featuring a one-of-a-kind sleuth—who's worth spending some "quality thyme" with!

  

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Review: An Unthymely Death and Other Garden Mysteries (China Bayles)

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Collection of short mysteries solved by China Bayles and her partner Ruby in the charming little town of Pecan Springs, Texas. Included are interesting recipes or details about gardens, herbs and crafts. Read full review

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I'm looking for my own copy of this book... Short stories about China Bayles and her friends ... cool Read full review

Contents

An Unthymely Death
1
THE Khat Who Became a Hero
29
The Rosemary Caper
53
Ivys Wild Wonderful Weeds
79
Death of a Rose Rustler
99
Mustard Madness
123
A Violet Death
169
A Deadly Chocolate Valentine
203
Bloom Where Youre Planted
231
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Susan Wittig Albert grew up on a farm in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. A former professor of English and a university administrator and vice president, she is the New York Times bestselling author of the China Bayles Mysteries, the Darling Dahlias Mysteries, and the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. Some of her recent titles include Bittersweet, Widow’s Tears, Cat’s Claw, The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star, and The Tale of Castle Cottage. She and her husband, Bill, coauthor a series of Victorian-Edwardian mysteries under the name Robin Paige, which includes such titles as Death at Glamis Castle and Death at Whitechapel.

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