The Tale of Hill Top Farm: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2004 - Fiction - 286 pages
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The author of Peter Rabbitand other creature tales, Beatrix Potter is still, after a century, beloved by children and adults the world over. In this first Cottage Tale, Albert introduces Beatrix, an animal lover who has just bought a farm in England's beautiful Lake District. As Beatrix tries to win over the hearts of her fellow villagers, her animal friends set out to solve a mystery all their own.

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User Review  - lhaines56 - LibraryThing

FINALLY--the tale that explains it all! I have been reading these books out of order and this explains a lot of details I had been wondering about--like how Beatrix got the house (and WHY)--how she met Will, etc. VV good! Read full review

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User Review  - Auj - LibraryThing

Great, another series. I really enjoyed this book. It was given to me by a friend and became my bathtub book. The whole story felt completely real since many of the characters were actually people and ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

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 author of the China Bayles Mysteries, the Darling Dahlias Mysteries, and the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. Some of her recent titles include Widow’s Tears, Cat’s Claw, The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose, 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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