Dead Flowers and Mothers-In-Law

Description

The second title in the cosy garden crime series. When a wedding party at a luxury hotel in Spain comes to a shocking end, Ellen Spring, with her sharp instincts, happens to be present.

Ellen is on a garden holiday in AndalucĂ­a, when she runs into a Spanish-Finnish wedding party. Convinced that their meeting in this far-flung corner of the world must be a good omen, the bride invites Ellen to attend the wedding.
The happy couple are married and the celebrations continue into the small hours. In the morning, Ellen is woken by a shrill cry. It must be the peacocks, she thinks, but as she makes her way to breakfast, a grisly surprise awaits in the hotel lobby.
Ellen Spring delights readers with her passion, astuteness, and practical skills capable of solving any kind of mess.

This cosy crime series introduces us to a charming modern day Miss Marple who delights readers with her passion, astuteness, and practical skills capable of solving any kind of mess.
Ellen Spring, recently retired and widowed, is in the prime of her life at the age of 58. She loves to travel and is obsessed by the perennials in her garden.
However, Ellen is also an exceptionally perceptive individual, with a curious mind, an ability to smell a rat, and an interesting circle of friends.

Type

Series

Ellen Spring investigates #2

Author

Original title

Anopinhammas

English extract

As above

Year of publication

2018

Original publisher

Published originally in Finnish by Otava Publishing Company

Page count

350