Virginia Lanier's A Brace of Bloodhounds continues the adventures of JoBeth Sidden. JoBeth's a feisty Southern gal with an attitude, whose devotion to her highly trained and trusted bloodhounds involves her in kidnapping, corruption, drug smuggling, and every ornery law-enforcement puzzle that comes to light in her South Georgia town on the edge of the Okeefenokee Swamp.
Mort and Priscilla find themselves in exotic Cornwall where Priscilla inherits a house whose owner has been murdered. The action takes place in a fascinating pub and at a manor house where a TV company is filming a miniseries, and the murdered character, is always revealing something new as her many characters are peeled off like an onion.
first published in 1929,The Gardeners Bed-Book is a much beloved gardening classic by the renowned editor of House & Garden magazine in the 1920s and 30s. Each of its 365 perfectly sized little essays is meant to be read in bed at night after a long days work, either real or imagined, in the garden. A charming and mischievously funny companion to curl up with, Wright ranges comfortablyand lyricallyfrom giving gardening advice to meditating on such topics as antique collecting and travel, great literature and architecture. He is an addictive delight, as memorable describing the challenges of growing plume poppies as he is the simple pleasure of hanging up the dish towel once the housework is done. Written in language that is as timeless as it is seductive, The Gardeners Bed-Book will appeal to gardening experts and armchair enthusiasts alike.
When her neighbor is brutally hacked to death, the infamous Lizzie Borden becomes the prime suspect. In her search for the real killer, she uncovers not only the secrets that lie beneath the sleepy surface of a small seaside town, but finally the truth of what happened thirty years before, when her own parents were viciously murdered.