Something about the murder of an accountant just doesn’t add up for China Bayles.
The death of a constable and the disappearance of a child set Kate Ardleigh and Sir Charles Sheridan onto the trail of deadly greed and criminal mischief. And with the help of a shy young woman named Beatrix Potter, Kate and Charles aim to uncover the dark secrets of Gallows Green.
A mystery with an attitude. Animal rights, academic politics, and murder—a potent mix that’s sure to brew up a pot of trouble.
Kate Ardleigh–an outspoken, free-thinking, Irish-American writer of penny-dreadfuls–has inherited the family estate: Bishop’s Keep, in Essex, England. Soon after her arrival, a recently-dead body is unearthed in a nearby archaeological dig, giving Kate an idea for a novel–and an introduction to amateur detective Sir Charles Sheridan.
China and Ruby discover that the supernatural isn’t funny, and that Halloween can call up a terrifying brand of evil.
If you feel discouraged about your worklife, Susan’s book will help you. It tells her own personal story—the career she left, the reasons why, the contentment she found in new work and a new life. It also tells the stories of over a hundred other women who left positions of leadership and authority to create work that expresses more deeply who they are as women. You will be inspired by these career-leavers and find in them the practical guidance you need to take this courageous step on your own.
China Bayles has fulfilled her dream of having her own herb shop. Will murder be her first customer?
These are the China Bayles short mysteries originally written for the Country Living Gardener web site, complete with recipes, crafts, herb lore, and other herbal goodies!