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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User Review  - DrLed - LibraryThing

Synopsis: Murder of a nasty professor on a college campus brings China to the aid of a cat-loving biologist and of a PETA organizer. China and Mike are house hunting. And Ruby meets a relative she has ... Read full review

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User Review  - lindahallmann - LibraryThing

A nurder of a professor at the local college keeps China busy. Miles Harwick is involved with research on live animals that raises the ire of the local animal rights group. When he is found dead his past casts shadows across the obvious solution to his death. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
14
Section 3
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About the author (1995)

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.