Hangman's root: a China Bayles mystery

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G.K. Hall, 1995 - Fiction - 319 pages
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In her most challenging case yet, lawyer-turned-herbalist China Bayles has to prove the innocence of her friend Dottie, an animal rights activist charged with the murder of a prominent animal researcher. As China sorts through the dead man's past, she learns that Dottie isn't the one who may have wanted him dead.

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Review: Hangman's Root (China Bayles #3)

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China Bayles 1. Thyme of Death (1992) 2. Witches' Bane (1993) 3. Hangman's Root (1994) 4. Rosemary Remembered (1995) 5. Rueful Death (1996) 6. Love Lies Bleeding (1997) 7. Chile Death (1998) 8 ... Read full review

Review: Hangman's Root (China Bayles #3)

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Third in the China Bayles series, this was a good mystery featuring several suspects and keeping the reader guessing until the end. An animal researcher is hanged on the college campus where McQuaid ... Read full review


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Susan Wittig Albert was born in Illinois in 1940. In 1985, she changed careers from working as the vice president and an English professor at Texas State University to becoming a full-time writer. During the mid- to late-1980s, Albert was a ghostwriter for the Nancy Drew mystery series. She wrote the acclaimed "Work of Her Own: How Women Create Success and Fulfillment off the Traditional Career Track" in 1992. Under the pseudonym of Robin Paige, Albert and her husband, Bill Albert, co-authored a twelve-volume mystery series set in late Victorian/Edwardian England. Albert writes the bestselling China Bayles mystery series, which features as its main character a Texas herbalist who had been a criminal attorney in Houston. Albert also writes the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter historical fantasy series, which is set in England during the early twentieth century.