Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart It was a gardener s dream A famed botanist had given Rachel an unlimited budget and creative freedom to restore her tremendous grounds to their original glory Eloise the elderly botanist had promise

  • Title: Bleeding Heart
  • Author: Mary Freeman
  • ISBN: 9780425176696
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Paperback
  • It was a gardener s dream A famed botanist had given Rachel an unlimited budget and creative freedom to restore her tremendous grounds to their original glory Eloise, the elderly botanist, had promised the million dollar mecca to a nature conservancy But when things seem too good to be true, Eloise is found dead And now instead of just trimming trees and reviving rhodoIt was a gardener s dream A famed botanist had given Rachel an unlimited budget and creative freedom to restore her tremendous grounds to their original glory Eloise, the elderly botanist, had promised the million dollar mecca to a nature conservancy But when things seem too good to be true, Eloise is found dead And now instead of just trimming trees and reviving rhododendrons, Rachel must rake every inch of the estate to find the culprit of this murderous plot

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    1. this was a fun book---set in Portland, Oregon, and a fictional town near Hood River, OR (both places I know well). I'm not sure if it would be as enjoyable if one weren't imagining the exact places being discussed in the book, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was billed as a 'gardening mystery'---something I'd never heard of. The protagonist is a landscaper who loves plants and the victim was a famous botanist. It makes use of the Leach Botanical Garden in Portland as a setting (though using a di [...]

    2. I liked this gardening mystery, although it took me a while to get into it at the beginning. For those who are avid gardeners, you will enjoy this series.

    3. Another standard cozy that doesn't win me over by breaking new ground (ha, gardening pun), but appeals because of the fictionalized Oregon setting, the Columbia River Gorge.

    4. Loved the gardening side of the story but sometimes I questioned the sleuth's common sense (ah, these amateurs!). Despite this, it was pleasant reading.

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