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Publisher Description

A new cozy mystery series from USA Today best-selling author Dale Mayer. Follow gardener and amateur sleuth Doreen Montgomery—and her amusing and mostly lovable cat, dog, and parrot—as they catch murderers and solve crimes in lovely Kelowna, British Columbia.

Riches to rags. … Chaos continues. … Murders abound. … Honestly?

Doreen Montgomery’s new life in Kelowna was supposed to be a fresh start after a nasty split from her husband of fourteen years, plus a chance to get her bearings and her life back on track. Instead her first week in her new hometown was spent digging up dead bodies, chasing clues, and getting in Corporal Mack Moreau’s way.

But now that the old cold case has been solved, and the murderer brought to justice, Doreen believes things might go her way this week. When Mack hires her to whip his mother’s garden into shape, it seems like a second chance, both for Doreen’s new beginning in Kelowna and for her budding relationship with Mack.

But, instead of digging up Mrs. Moreau’s struggling begonias and planting them in a better location, Doreen discovers another set of bones … and another mystery to solve. As the clues pile up, Mack makes it abundantly clear that he doesn’t want or need her help, but Doreen can’t resist the lure of another whodunit. As she and Mack butt heads and chase red herrings, Doreen’s grandmother, Nan, sets odds and places bets on who solves the crime first.

All while a murderer is watching …

Mysteries & Thrillers
August 6
Valley Publishing Limited
Valley Publishing Ltd.

Customer Reviews

easy reader 1960 ,

A pleasant read!

The first two books in this series are witty, fun, and an easy read. I needed a break from “dark mysteries” and these books were just the ticket. I look forward to continuing the story with Doreen and Mack and the animal pack too.

macdufff ,

Bones in the begonias

I so enjoyed this that I bought the next in the series. This was a first for me seeing As I have so many free books available to read. I enjoyed the second one even more.

Jmoms ,

Fun series

Oh Doreen is at it again! This time bones are found at Mack’s moms garden.
Who’s is it? How did it get there?
Doreen and her animal sidekicks are on the case!

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