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Published: January 2021
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published By: Random House Us
 
Published: 15-Jan-2021
Format: Paperback, 304 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781496727114
Stock Code: 6727114
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January isn't the season for the seaside, but the big Fire and Ice festival is keeping bookstore owner Addie busy. Amid the plans for a fireworks display and an ice-carving competition, she's also dog sitting for a friend in the hospital. When Addie goes to her friend's house to gather supplies, she notices an interesting item on the nightstand which belongs to her shop assistant, Paige- a very valuable copy of the beloved children's book The Secret Garden.

But Addie's blood runs cold when she finds something else- a dead body behind the bakery next door to her shop. Martha, the bakery owner, has no alibi-and has been seen in a heated argument with the victim. And the next thing Addie knows, that first edition has gone missing. Is there a connection between the body and the treasured tome? If there is, it's up to Addie to find a killer with a motive as hidden as Frances Hodgson Burnett's famous garden...January isn't the season for the seaside, but the big Fire and Ice festival is keeping bookstore owner Addie busy. Amid the plans for a fireworks display and an ice-carving competition, she's also dog sitting for a friend in the hospital. When Addie goes to her friend's house to gather supplies, she notices an interesting item on the nightstand which belongs to her shop assistant, Paige- a very valuable copy of the beloved children's book The Secret Garden.

But Addie's blood runs cold when she finds something else- a dead body behind the bakery next door to her shop. Martha, the bakery owner, has no alibi-and has been seen in a heated argument with the victim. And the next thing Addie knows, that first edition has gone missing. Is there a connection between the body and the treasured tome? If there is, it's up to Addie to find a killer with a motive as hidden as Frances Hodgson Burnett's famous garden...
Lauren Elliott is the USA Today bestselling author of the Beyond the Page Bookstore Mystery Series. She grew up devouring Nancy Drew, graduated to Agatha Christie, and then began writing her own mysteries, as well as bringing her passion for storytelling to careers in professional theater and journalism. She can be found online at LaurenElliottAuthor.com.