Poisoned Petals (Peggy Lee Garden Series #3) [NOOK Book]

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Poisoned Petals (Peggy Lee Garden Series #3)

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Overview

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440624742
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 5/1/2007
  • Series: Peggy Lee Garden Series , #3
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 157,379
  • File size: 487 KB

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    A poignant entertaining mystery.

    Fiftyish Dr. Peggy Lee is coming back to life after the death of her beloved husband two years ago. Although she is still teaching at the college, her heart is with her garden shop, The Potting Shed and she has a new man in her life, Steve, a vet seven years younger than her. She wonders if she should give up teaching to work full time at the shop and as a forensic botanist consultant to the police.--------------- While collecting endangered plants to replant in the Community Garden that is part of Feed America and led by her friend Darmus, she meets his brother Luther, who tells her he is dying of cancer. On impulse she goes to Darmus¿ house and smells gas the place explodes and Darmus is declared dead. However when she looks at the corpse, she knows this is not Darmus. Luther who now heads Feed America dies a few days later. An autopsy reveals he was poisoned with the evidence pointing towards his sibling Peggy thinks otherwise and plans to prove it.------------------- Joyce and Jim Lavene are a fabulous team who create poignant entertaining mysteries. The investigation is cleverly plotted and potted so that readers struggle with the identity of the killer as Darmus looks guilty, but the heroine thinks otherwise fans will wonder if she could be wrong. The support cast from her parents to her friends to her new man adds depth to a delightful botany mystery.----------- Harriet Klausner

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2014

    Great fanfic

    Yeah, this is the best fanfic ive ever seen on nook. But (and idk if anyone else has this problem, but anyway.) My results are different than most peoples and i cant read it in order.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2014

    Dawn

    Nice job! This reveiw goes for all parts! Five stars!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Wow.

    Just wow. That was scary.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Jade, NOOK Critic

    Liv~ You are mindblowing. Amazing. Creative. Original. And Awesome! Your writing is just, just AWESOME! This story is truly the best Warriors FanFic on the NOOK! Please continue. You've earned youself 5 Stars! ~Jade, NOOK Critic

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Violet

    I loved the last chapter! And l will love the next one! I wish she hadn't gotten greencough! Lovin' the twissts!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Breaking Away ~ Chapter 3

    [You guys are so nice =^-^=]
    <p>
    Morning soon arrived in a haze. For about the 5th day in a row, Rosekit had woken up to the scents of herbs, and greencough. Goldenstream claimed she was getting better, and Sandcloud pestered her about it all day,"Is she getting the right amount of water? Does she need more food? Is she getting better?" Rosekit hated to be fussed over, but she knew that everyone was fussing because they cared. Rosekit had the ocxasional visits from her father, Duskfoot, and from her siblings, Petalkit, Flamekit and Tigerkit. She enjoyed Petalkit's visits the most. The two of them were closer than the hairs on a mouse's pelt!
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    ~ ~ ~
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    Goldenstream pressed her nose to Rosekit's forehead,"You're almost completely well!" She purred happily, running to spread the news. Mosspaw padded over, giving Rosekit a comforting lick on the shoulder,"You're doing great," Rosekit nodded hazily. Suddenly, another black vision swept over. This time, a strong pull was yanking her away. Rosekit cringed, fighting haisnt the blackness. She wailed into empty air, clawing the dark sheet of black. The tiny kit screamed struggling against it,"Help!" She squeaked. The same menacing voice as before whispered in her ear,"Blackness, cold, death..." Rosekit squealed, unsheathing her claws. Suddenly, the world misted back to normal. Rosekit could see Mosspaw staring down at her, hadn't thr tortoiseshell apprentice experienced the blackness too? Mosspaw begn to call for Goldenstream. The golden medicine cat soon returned. She and Mosspaw talked for a minute. Mosspaw told her that Rosekit and been squealing, and clawing at open air. Rosekit saw Goldenstream nod thoughtfully,"Mhmm..." Suddenly, Goldenstream's eyes clouded as she stared into the sky,"No..." she whispered. ~Liv

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2014

    Nell

    Cant wait...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2012

    Another hit in the garden series

    Loving the fun with Shakespeare the Great Dane & her love interest. Also enjoy the idea of an "older" detective with a "younger" man.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2007

    Great Read

    Dr. Peggy Lee didn¿t plan on becoming involved in a murder investigation during her family¿s visit, in the midst of her garden shop¿s busy season. But her dear friend, Darmus, has died in a terrible gas fire, followed by his brother, Luther, soon after. Now the police want to know why there was a flower in Luther¿s pocket, and who put it there. Steve, her reliable new boyfriend, comes to the rescue and entertains the family while Peggy searches for clues. And her father is more perceptive than the others and insists on helping. Although she would prefer to keep the investigation to herself, she¿s grateful he tagged along when she gets into some tight spots. Things are not always what they seem, as Peggy finds out from her mysterious internet friend. And her relationship with Steve is about to change in ways she never expected. Peggy Lee is a middle-aged widow with a lot of spunk, who gets herself into situations no average woman would attempt. While her character is very well developed, this reviewer would have enjoyed getting to know several of the secondary characters a bit better, also. Poisoned Petals blends a love of gardening with a well plotted murder mystery. It¿s an enjoyable and cozy read, perfectly suited for lounging in the garden on a summer day. Muse Review Mark: Great Read Reviewer: Alice Berger, Muse Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2007

    The best one yet . . .

    Poisoned Petals is the third book in the Peggy Lee Garden Mystery Series and it is the best one yet! Authors Joyce and Jim Lavene get their protagonist, a 52-year-old botanist with a garden store, in and out of more intriguing situations as she discovers the death of a fellow botanist is not an accident.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2013

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