Book - 1998 | Bantam rev. pbk. ed.
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Rooting out a killer can dig you a grave...

Amateur gardener and housewife Louise Eldridge has big plans for her family's new Sylvan Valley home, situated among the flower of suburban Washington, D.C., society. Some Japanese iris here, some skunk cabbage there...and her own cozy cabin for her horticultural writings. But barely has she turned the topsoil when her organic mulching unearths the unidentifiable remains of a murder victim. Suddenly her elegant garden is a crime scene blighted by garish yellow police tape.

And Louise--cultivating the rich and restless wives of the neighborhood and their hothouse secrets--must find out who has gone missing. For only then can she root out a rare species of killer who could soon be digging her grave.

Baker & Taylor
Organic gardener-turned-sleuth Louise Eldridge discovers that life is not always rosy when, while mulching her yard with neighbors' clippings, she discovers body parts in some of the bags

& Taylor

Primed to replant her family's new home in Washington, D.C., situated in the exclusive Sylvan Hills suburb of the capital, amateur gardener Louise Eldridge unearths a murder victim in her garden-to-be and tries to root out a killer. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1998, c1994.
Edition: Bantam rev. pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780553577341
Branch Call Number: 813.54
Characteristics: 279 p. ; 18 cm.


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SusanMarkLandis Sep 13, 2011

Enjoyed. Hoped there wouldn't be a murder, but there were several late in the book.


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