Agatha Treadway has performed her personal conserving ever because the day her husband used to be performed in via a can of grocery store tomatoes. And after 4 vigilant a long time of canning every little thing from peaches to spinach, it really is her personal eco-friendly beans that kill her. examining the deadly jar, Janet Wadman reveals it's been tampered with, in order that poisonous botulism was once allowed to seep in. yet prior to she will be able to inform town health care professional that Mrs. Treadway was once murdered, the health professional joins the widow in premature loss of life. to enquire, the Royal Canadian fastened Police sends Madoc Rhys, a Mountie who does not glance the half. Masquerading as a relative, this squat Welshman is helping Janet dig into the town's darkish part. And what they locate is a perilous mystery that proves much more toxic than botulism.
"One of the main proficient secret authors writing today." - Sojourner Magazine.
"Charlotte MacLeod does what she does greater than anyone else does it; and what she does is within the most sensible rank of contemporary secret fiction." - Elizabeth Peters, writer of the Amelia Peabody series.
"The epitome of the 'cozy' mystery." - generally Murder.
Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) used to be an the world over bestselling writer of comfortable mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a toddler, and lived in New England such a lot of her existence. After graduating from collage, she made a profession in advertisements, writing reproduction for the cease & store grocery store corporation earlier than relocating directly to Boston enterprise N. H. Miller & Co., the place she rose to the rank of vice chairman. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote brief tales, and in 1964 released her first novel, a kid's booklet known as "Mystery of the White Knight."
In "Rest You Merry" (1978), MacLeod brought Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and novice sleuth whose adventures she could chronicle for 2 many years. "The relations Vault" (1979) marked the 1st visual appeal of her different best-known characters: the husband and spouse sleuthing crew Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she until eventually her final novel, "The Balloon Man," in 1998.
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