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When a chilling discovery is made in one of the manor's greenhouses, the Frog End villagers rely on the Colonel to reluctantly solve another baffling mystery.

Following the untimely death of her mother, Ursula Swynford, Ruth Harvey has taken over the manor in Frog End, where she runs a successful plant-selling business and provides gardening therapy for an increasing
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Hardcover, 176 pages
Expected publication: June 2nd 2020 by Severn House Publishers
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Joyce
Feb 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
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This is an excellent cozy little mystery featuring Ruth Harvey at her Frog End Manor. She is married to the very compassionate Dr. Tom Harvey. Ruth is involved with selling plants and gardening at the manor and she encourages others to join her in gardening. She and her husband firmly believe that gardening is a pastime that heals the mind and body.

When a dead person is found in one of the greenhouses, Frog End is turned on its head once more. A newcomer to the village, Lawrence Deacon
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Mar 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
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#TheLifeline #NetGalley Thanks to Severn House, NetGalley and Margaret Mayhew author for this new-to-me cozy mystery series book. "Ruth Harvey runs a successful plant-selling business and provides gardening therapy for an increasing number of her husband Dr Tom Harvey's troubled patients" - troubled describes those working at the nursery as well as others connected to them.

The Colonel is well thought of at Frog End village and kind to all he meets. He has adopted an aging cat, several odd
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Margaret Mayhew was born in London and her earliest childhood memories were of the London Blitz. She began writing in her mid-thirties and had her first novel published in 1976. She is married to American aviation author, Philip Kaplan, and lives in Gloucestershire.

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