I had trouble putting this book down. This cozy mystery series set in Victorian England follows the exploits of Gerald Witherspoon, an inspector at the Metropolitan Police Department who solves crimes and mysteries in the company of Mrs. A Wedding to Die For by Leann Sweeney is book 2 in the Yellow Rose Mysteries. The murder of the gardener, Ben Garrison, occurred early in the book, giving the mystery plenty of time to develop. Abby and Kate were adopted by Charlie Rose. And, much to the chagrin of everyone close to her, Abby does just that.
This was not to my taste. And whenever her ex-husband shows up they rehash old arguments they had before and during the divorce. She is joined in her efforts by a police detective who shows a more than casual interest in Abby. But when she discovers the gardener dead in her greenhouse, Abby realizes what she needs to do with herself: she needs to solve a murder. It's the kind of situation that would get some girls down, but luckily Abby's got a heart the size of Texas-and a bank account to match. In my mind, the most interesting person was the Aunt. Seriously, she was supposed to be around 30 years old, but her sayings made her seem a lot older.
A few months after her very wealthy father dies Abby finds the body of their gardener, Ben, murdered on their property. I plan to read the re Great first book in the series. Out of school, out of work, and out of motivation, Abby Rose is contemplating her life and wondering what to do next. She's rich, computer smart although I would like to see more of this , adopted and smart enough to know when to hide. Product Description Out of school, out of work, and out of motivation, Abby Rose is contemplating her life and wondering what to do next.
Since she was the only other person at the house at the time, Abby quickly becomes the primary suspect. Currently a school nurse, she began writing about fifteen years ago, fulfilling her lifelong dream. And while she looked for clues, she also find some hidden secrets from her past that might help her solve the case, before the killer came for her next. I got this whole series from a used bookstore in town, I put them on my shelf and they sat. It kind of a snowball gathering speed down a hill or a Dung Beetle gathering dung. While the mystery wasn't particularly difficult to predict, the character development made the story well worth it. This first book in the series was well written and the story never dragged.
And whenever her ex-husband shows up they rehash old arguments they had before and during the divorce. His gum chewing was bizarre. I can't wait for the next one in the series. Each book, however, is a great read independently. She has lived in Texas for almost thirty years and resides in Friendswood, Texas with husband Mike and her three cats.
Then she has a purpose in life. But there were just too many stupid things going on. I I thought it was a bit too much. The story is told fro The story follows Abby Rose as she attempts to solve the murder of her gardener Ben. Can she discover the truth before someone puts an end to her? Steve, Abby's ex-husband, is still hung up on Abby and is determined to make her see that he's changed, no matter what it takes. I did not like this book, but I wanted to.
Yes, she suffers from going into places she shouldn't without proper backup but she handles herself quite well and very rarely needs that much help. Unhappy for the case to be solved at the hands of the law when nothing seems to be moving she tries to piece as much information as possible together on the gardener, which leads her to uncover some things about her and her twin sisters past that should have probably stayed safely in the past. She has also inherited a fortune and has a heart the size of her home state, Texas. It's a great transition to getting involved in the mystery, meeting a potential beau, and what she decides to do with her life. He seems really nervous and agitated, but Abby can't convince him to spill the beans early. But before Kate returns home, Abby's lazy dog starts barking like crazy, leading her to the greenhouse, where she finds Ben lying dead of a horrific form of acid and cyanide In Pick Your Poison by Leann Sweeney, Abby lives with her twin sister Kate in the wealthy home left to them by their recently deceased father.
However, she does not want the adoptive family to know anything about this search. And their aunt meddles in their lives as much as Abby meddles in the police investigation. As I said, not my cup of tea herbal or otherwise but that's probably just me. In the series debut, Southern belle Abby Rose stumbles upon the secrets of her heritage when she becomes determined to solve the mystery of who killed her gardener. I was easily distracted from reading except for a few episodes near the end. Others less so, and that's what makes this book so great I stayed up so late two evenings in a row to finish it. This one starts out with her gardener found murdered in her greenhouse.
She does not expect to encounter a nefarious force that seems determined to keep her from giving Emma a happy ending. The Yellow Rose Mysteries series is authored by an American novelist Leann Sweeney. I like Leann Sweeney's other series: Cats in Trouble. Sweeney has continued to sprinkle her novels with a healthy balance of intelligence and wit. Abby takes a nap, but when she wakes up, This is the first book in the Yellow Rose Mystery series. You can guess the direction the investigation is going, but there are some surprising twists and turns. As the story got deeper into wanted to know a little more.