The Lost Gardens: An English Garden Mystery (English Garden Mysteries)
Hidden within the derelict gardens of abandoned Wickersham Priory, a deadly secret is waiting. But when an unsuspecting young Californian named Jamie Gibson finds herself the new owner of the estate, through a surprise bequest from a total stranger---the secret begins to stir.Jamie, fired with enthusiasm to restore the gardens to their 1930s glory, seeks the help of Lawrence Kingston, a retired pr...
Series: English Garden Mysteries (Book 2)
Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Minotaur Books (April 18, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1316251
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“This story starts out on the interesting premise that an American woman has been left an English country estate and all the money necessary to keep it up by an Englishman she has never met, never heard of and knows nothing about. Initially engaged ...”
fessor of botany, eccentric bon viveur, and amateur sleuth. Lawrence soon unearths an old chapel, which leads to an ancient Healing Well, which in turn yields a human skeleton. And as the police pursue their inquiries, Kingston begins his own investigation---following a baffling trail of clues that wind down through the centuries, from the battlegrounds of World War II to the depths of the Middle Ages.It is a trail marked by misadventure, revenge, compassion, and murder when finally Kingston unlocks the secret of Wickersham Priory, he and Jamie must confront a reckoning that neither of them could have ever imagined.As with the highly acclaimed The Blue Rose, Eglin brings his botanical and literary skill to this new mystery.