“Rich in psychological insight . . . Tope is particularly skilled in creating interesting and unique characters.” —Deadly Pleasures
A huge funeral for Windermere’s popular resident, Barbara Dodge, is taking place, and florist Persimmon "Simmy" Brown and her new assistant, Bonnie Lawson, are busy compiling wreaths in preparation. As people pass through the shop they begin to hear rumors about a series of sinister dog-nappings occurring in nearby Troutbeck. Up in arms over the crimes, they begin to investigate. But it isn’t until Simmy and her father are taking a walk up Wansfell Pike that it becomes apparent there is something even worse afoot and everyone’s favorite florist must stop a killer before they strike again . . .
About the Author
Rebecca Tope is the author of four murder mystery series—featuring Den Cooper, Devon police detective; Drew Slocombe, undertaker; Thea Osborne, house sitter in the Cotswolds; and now Persimmon Brown, Lake District florist. She is also a "ghostwriter" of the novels based on the ITV series Rosemary & Thyme.