Agatha Treadway has performed her personal holding ever because the day her husband was once performed in by means of a can of grocery store tomatoes. And after 4 vigilant many years of canning every little thing from peaches to spinach, it really is her personal eco-friendly beans that kill her. analyzing the deadly jar, Janet Wadman reveals it's been tampered with, in order that poisonous botulism was once allowed to seep in. yet earlier than she will inform the city health care provider that Mrs. Treadway used to be murdered, the healthcare professional joins the widow in premature dying. to enquire, the Royal Canadian fastened Police sends Madoc Rhys, a Mountie who does not glance the half. Masquerading as a relative, this squat Welshman is helping Janet dig into the town's darkish part. And what they locate is a dangerous mystery that proves much more toxic than botulism.
"One of the main proficient secret authors writing today." - Sojourner Magazine.
"Charlotte MacLeod does what she does larger than anyone else does it; and what she does is within the best rank of recent secret fiction." - Elizabeth Peters, author of the Amelia Peabody series.
"The epitome of the 'cozy' mystery." - commonly Murder.
Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) used to be an the world over bestselling writer of comfortable mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a baby, and lived in New England such a lot of her lifestyles. After graduating from university, she made a occupation in advertisements, writing reproduction for the cease & store grocery store corporation prior to relocating directly to Boston enterprise N. H. Miller & Co., the place she rose to the rank of vp. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote brief tales, and in 1964 released her first novel, a kid's ebook known as "Mystery of the White Knight."
In "Rest You Merry" (1978), MacLeod brought Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and beginner sleuth whose adventures she may chronicle for 2 a long time. "The kin Vault" (1979) marked the 1st visual appeal of her different best-known characters: the husband and spouse sleuthing crew Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she till her final novel, "The Balloon Man," in 1998.
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