Peggy Lee is just about to deliver some endangered sunflowers to Darmus Appleby when a gas explosion blows out his door—and Peggy finds her fellow botanist dead on the kitchen floor. And it’s only two weeks later when Darmus’s brother dies, after being found unconscious in a community garden with his brother’s wedding ring in one hand and—in his pocket—a lovely purple Hyacinth with an overpowering scent.
Now Peggy must follow her nose—and some cryptic clues from an internet informant—to root out a killer before he strikes again.
Joyce and Jim Lavene have written more than forty novels together, including the Retired Witches Spellbook mysteries, the Missing Pieces mysteries, the Renaissance Faire mysteries, the Peggy Lee Garden mysteries, and the Sharyn Howard mysteries. They also write short stories,… More about Joyce and Jim Lavene