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From country club to trailer park ...

Swindled out of a fair divorce settlement, former socialite Bliss Moonbeam Cornwall works a number of part-time jobs to pay the rent on a rundown trailer and keep her motorcycle on the road. House cleaner, yoga teacher, library assistant, cemetery groundskeeper, drudge for her agoraphobic cousin – the work never ends. But Bliss still can't save enough money for another day in court. So, when her cousin offers her a generous fee to find a ...

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Overview

From country club to trailer park ...

Swindled out of a fair divorce settlement, former socialite Bliss Moonbeam Cornwall works a number of part-time jobs to pay the rent on a rundown trailer and keep her motorcycle on the road. House cleaner, yoga teacher, library assistant, cemetery groundskeeper, drudge for her agoraphobic cousin – the work never ends. But Bliss still can't save enough money for another day in court. So, when her cousin offers her a generous fee to find a pollinating mate for his giant jungle plant, she agrees to help. How hard can it be?

That's when she discovers that her neighbours, her employers, and even her cousin are involved in a string of illegal activities – including grow-ops and suspicious deaths. Police Chief Neil Redfern's persistent scrutiny is interfering with her goal, and Bliss suspects he may be up to his badge in the crimes he's supposed to be investigating. With no one to back her up, Bliss must make a decision. She can give up on her dream, or she can start fighting dirty. Either way, she risks becoming another murder victim.

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Gloria Ferris is a former technical writer who now writes mysteries, both paranormal and humorous. Corpse Flower won the Unhanged Arthur Ellis Award in 2010, and her first novel, Cheat the Hangman (published in 2011), won the 2012 Bony Blithe Award. Gloria lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781459723382
  • Publisher: Dundurn Press
  • Publication date: 10/14/2013
  • Series: A Cornwall and Redfern Mystery, #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 85
  • Sales rank: 73,198
  • File size: 849 KB

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Gloria Ferris is a former technical writer who now writes mysteries, both paranormal and humorous. Corpse Flower won the Unhanged Arthur Ellis Award in 2010, and her first novel, Cheat the Hangman (published 2011), won the 2012 Bony Blithe Award. Gloria lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2014

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    This was a good introduction to a very entertaining storyline, but it is just part 1. You'll have to buy the subsequent episodes for story resolution. Nice start, though.

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  • Posted November 23, 2013

    Don't recommend

    It would have been a pretty good book, but it just stopped with no end.

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