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Lavender Lies: A China Bayles Mystery

Albert, Susan Wittig

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ISBN 10: 0425170322 / ISBN 13: 9780425170328
Published by Prime Crime, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Lavender Lies: A China Bayles Mystery

Publisher: Prime Crime, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

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From the national bestselling author of Chile Death--an all-new mystery featuring the herbal wedding of the year!

Nominated for both Agatha and Anthony Awards, Susan Wittig Albert's bestselling series has taken root with mystery fans who delight in the exploits of lawyer-turned-herbalist China Bayles. Now, as China prepares for her upcoming nuptials, the only cold feet threatening the wedding are those of a corpse...

A bushel of praise for the China Bayles herbal mysteries:

"Warm, appealing series that just keeps getting better."--Booklist

"Albert's characters are as real and as quirky as your next-door neighbor."--Raleigh News & Observer

"A treat for gardeners who like to relax with an absorbing mystery."--North American Gardener

"One of the best-written and well-plotted mysteries I've read in a long time."--Los Angeles Times

* Prime Crime's fastest-growing series--titles include Chile Death, Love Lies Bleeding, Rueful Death, Rosemary Remembered, Thyme of Death, Witch's Bane, and Hangman's Root
* Chock full of herbal lore, customs, and facts (lavender is a traditional wedding herb)

About the Author:

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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