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A plain vanilla murder

by Albert, Susan Wittig,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 16 Libraries 16 of 20 copies
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Summary
From Susan Wittig Albert, the New York Times best-selling author of Queen Anne's Lace , comes an intriguing new addition to her widely-acclaimed China Bayles Mysteries.

​China and Ruby Wilcox are presenting their annual "Not Just Plain Vanilla Workshop," always a huge hit with customers at Thyme & Seasons Herb Shop. But someone involved with the workshop is driven by a deadly motive, and China soon finds herself teaming up with the very pregnant Pecan Springs police chief Sheila Dawson to solve a vanilla-flavored murder.

Sheila, happy to get out from behind the chief's desk, is investigating the death of a botany professor, a prominent researcher specializing in vanilla orchids. China is trying to help a longtime friend: the dead professor's ex-wife and a prime suspect in his murder.

However, there's no shortage of other suspects: a betrayed lover, a disgruntled graduate student, jealous colleagues, and a gang of orchid smugglers. But the lethal roots of this mystery reach back into the dark tropical jungles of Mexico, where the vanilla vine was first cultivated. At stake: a lucrative plant patent, an orchid that is extinct in the wild, and the life of an innocent little girl.

A Plain Vanilla Murder is a flavorful blend of mystery and herb lore, present sins and past secrets, and characters who are as real as your next-door neighbors--stirred together in an absorbing novel that only Susan Wittig Albert could create.
Additional Information
Series Albert, Susan Wittig. China Bayles mysteries.
Features China Bayles, former criminal attorney who bought an herbal shop in a small town in Texas
#1 - Thyme of death
#2 - Witches' bane
#3 - Hangman's root
#4 - Rosemary remembered
#5 - Rueful death
#6 - Love lies bleeding
#7 - Chile death
#8 - Lavender lies
#9 - Mistletoe man
#10 - Bloodroot
#11 - Indigo dying
#12 - A Dilly of a death
#13 - Dead man's bones
#14 - Bleeding hearts
#15 - Spanish dagger
#16 - Nightshade
#17 - Wormwood
#18 - Holly blues
#19 - Mourning gloria
#20 - Cat's claw
#21 - Widow's tears
#22 - Death comes quickly
#23 - Bittersweet
#24 - Blood orange
#25 - The Last chance olive ranch
#26 - Queen Anne's lace
#27 - A Plain vanilla murder
Subjects Bayles, China (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Herbalists -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- Texas -- Fiction.
Vanilla -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
College teachers -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
College stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Publisher Bertram, TX :2019
Edition First edition.
Language English
Notes Includes recipes.
Description 284 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN 9780998233208
099823320X
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