Played by the Book

Played by the Book

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Penguin Putnam
The New York Times bestselling Novel Idea Mysteries make their return with Lila Wilkins, literary agent and “murder magnet,” planning a book signing garden party. But things aren’t coming up roses when she has to weed out a dangerous killer…

The owner of the Novel Idea Literary Agency is thrilled when former local boy and popular television show host Damian York returns to Inspiration Valley, North Carolina, to launch his new gardening book. But Lila is less than excited about the hubbub when she sees her mounting to-do list. Between planning York’s gala and sprucing up her yard for another event, she’s spread too thin—especially after she finds a skull buried in her flowerbeds.

As Lila’s macabre discovery leads to other secrets hidden in Inspiration Valley’s past, a member of the local garden club is found slumped over her prize roses—murdered. Now it’s up to Lila to dig through old mysteries and new clues to unearth a murderer before someone else is found pushing up daisies…

Baker & Taylor
When she finds a skull buried in her flowerbeds, literary agent and "murder magnet" Lila Wilkins digs up the hidden secrets of Inspiration Valley's past to weed out a killer before someone else is found pushing up daisies. Includes eight-page teaser for Peaches and Scream. By the best-selling author of Books, Cooks, and Crooks. Original.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2015
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market ed
ISBN: 9780425276631
Branch Call Number: PB MYSTERY ARL
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,18 cm


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Jul 16, 2016

Enjoyed this story. It isn't an Agatha Christy who dun it. It is a relaxed mystery..

Jul 12, 2015

For a light-hearted mystery, this is a great Sunday afternoon read.

May 04, 2015

Didn't like this. Didn't finish it.
Story didn't hold my interest enough to keep me from slipping to the last chapter to see how the story was resolved.

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