Pushing Up Daisies: A Dirty Business Mystery

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Macmillan, Feb 5, 2008 - Fiction - 291 pages
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Meet Paula Holliday, a transplanted media exec who trades her stilettos for garden clogs when she makes the move from the big city to the suburbs to start a gardening business. Paula can handle deer, slugs, and the occasional human pest---but she’s not prepared for the mummified body she finds while restoring the gardens at Halcyon, a local landmark.
            Casual snooping turns serious when a body is impaled on a garden tool and one of Paula’s friends is arrested for the crime.
            Aided by the still-hot aging rocker who owns the neighborhood greasy spoon, a wise-cracking former colleague, and a sexy Mexican laborer with a few secrets of his own, Paula digs for the truth and unearths more dirty business the town has kept buried for years.

 

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User Review  - Georgiann - LibraryThing

A cozy murder mystery.Paula Holliday traded her stiletto's for garden clogs when she moved from the big city to the suburbs Where she started a gardening business. She can handle anything from Deer to ... Read full review

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I love cozies and I love gardening, so choosing this book among the new cozies coming out was easy-cheesy. It pretty much made its way quickly to the top of the stack to read. It was my purse book as ... Read full review

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Rosemary Harris was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has been a bookstore manager, a video producer, and a television executive. She and her husband split their time between New York City and Fairfield County, Connecticut, where she is a master gardener. Visit her Web site at www.rosemaryharris.com.

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