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A Muddied Murder
by Wendy Tyson


Overview - "Tyson gives us an evocative sense of place, a bit of romance, and dimensional characters with interesting backstories. Readers are left looking forward to the next book in the series and hankering for organic mushroom tartlets." - Publishers Weekly "A warmhearted mystery with an irresistible cast of characters, two- and four-legged alike.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"Tyson gives us an evocative sense of place, a bit of romance, and dimensional characters with interesting backstories. Readers are left looking forward to the next book in the series and hankering for organic mushroom tartlets." - Publishers Weekly "A warmhearted mystery with an irresistible cast of characters, two- and four-legged alike. Tyson's small town setting is a lush bounty for the senses, and the well-structured plot will keep you guessing right up until the satisfying conclusion." - Sophie Littlefield, Edgar Nominated Author of The Guilty One "Tyson grows a delicious debut mystery as smart farmer-sleuth Megan Sawyer tills the dirt on local secrets after a body turns up in her barn. You won't want to put down this tasty harvest of a story." - Edith Maxwell, Agatha-Nominated Author of Murder Most Fowl "Fast paced, engaging characters, and a plot with as many twists and turns as a country road. Murder may be 'muddied' in Winsome, PA, but the book's a winsome winner." - Gail Oust, Author of Cinnamon Toasted "Hungry for a great mystery? A Muddied Murder is a delight and Wendy Tyson is a natural. She delivers a perfectly plotted mystery with well-planted clues and a healthy dose of secrets. This first Greenhouse Mystery will only whet your appetite for more." - Sparkle Abbey, Author of Raiders of the Lost Bark "Tyson weaves an irresistible story with delicious food, scheming villagers, and a secret worth killing for. Her heroine, prodigal daughter of Winsome, PA Megan Sawyer, may not carry a gun, but she's packing brains, courage, and loads of integrity. Megan is a star. She"ll carry this winsome new series far. Don't miss the Greenhouse Mysteries." - James W. Ziskin, Anthony Award-Nominated Author of the Ellie Stone Mysteries When Megan Sawyer gives up her big-city law career to care for her grandmother and run the family's organic farm and cafe, she expects to find peace and tranquility in her scenic hometown of Winsome, Pennsylvania. Instead, her goat goes missing, rain muddies her fields, the town denies her business permits, and her family's Colonial-era farm sucks up the remains of her savings. Just when she thinks she's reached the bottom of the rain barrel, Megan and the town's hunky veterinarian discover the local zoning commissioner's battered body in her barn. Now Megan is thrust into the middle of a murder investigation-and she's the chief suspect. Can Megan dig through small-town secrets, local politics, and old grievances in time to find a killer before that killer strikes again? Related subjects include: women sleuths, cozy mysteries, amateur sleuth books, murder mysteries, whodunit mysteries (whodunnit), book club recommendations. Books in the Greenhouse Mystery Series: A MUDDIED MURDER (#1) BITTER HARVEST (#2) Spring 2017 Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all... Author Bio: Wendy Tyson's background in law and psychology has provided inspiration for her mysteries and thrillers. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Wendy has returned to her roots and lives there again on a micro-farm with her husband, three sons and three dogs. Wendy's short fiction has appeared in literary journals, and she's a contributing editor and columnist for The Big Thrill and The Thrill Begins, International Thriller Writers' online magazines. Wendy is the author of the Allison Campbell Mystery Series and the Greenhouse Mystery Series."

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781635110050
  • ISBN-10: 163511005X
  • Publisher: Henery Press
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.74 pounds


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Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - Cozy
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Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2016-02-01
  • Reviewer: Staff

This pleasant first in a new cozy series from Tyson (Deadly Assets) introduces former-lawyer-turned-organic-farmer Megan Sawyer, who has returned to her hometown of Winsome, Pa., to run the family farm, Washington Acres. Megan is baffled by the refusal of zoning commissioner Simon Duvall to grant the permits she needs to finish the renovations for her long-planned organic cafe, but before Megan can challenge him, she and local veterinarian Daniel “Denver” Finn find Simon’s bludgeoned body in her barn. Her years as a lawyer have given Megan the skills to do her own digging, and she discovers that she’s not the only one in town with a painful past and long-buried family secrets. Tyson gives us an evocative sense of place, a bit of romance, and dimensional characters with interesting backstories. Readers are left looking forward to the next book in the series and hankering for organic mushroom tartlets. (Mar.)

 
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