A Root Awakening (Flower Shop Mystery #16) (Mass Market)

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Abby Knight's marriage may be in full bloom, but house hunting is no bed of roses in latest novel in the New York Times bestselling Flower Shop Mystery series...

Now that they’ve tied the knot, flower shop owner Abby Knight and her husband, Marco, want to put down roots. When it comes to picking a house, Marco can’t wait to get his hands dirty, while Abby isn’t ready for a fixer-upper. But conflict really sprouts when they’re checking out a dilapidated Victorian and watch a construction worker take a life-threatening tumble.
Since witnesses claim the man shouted for help, suggesting that the fall was no accident, the victim’s flamboyant wife hires Marco to find the person responsible. Meanwhile, Abby keeps secret from Marco her own investigation into the home’s inhabitants, a family whose off-kilter behavior has aroused her suspicions. If only Abby’s very pregnant cousin, Jillian, will stop distracting Abby with false labor pains, she can conclude her own inquiries before Marco finds out…and her case blossoms into a disaster.

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Kate Collins grew up in a suburb of Hammond, Indiana, one block from the family home of author Jean Shepherd, whose humorous stories inspired Kate at an early age. After a stint as an elementary school teacher, Kate wrote children’s short stories and historical romance novels before turning to her true passion, mystery. The author of the popular Flower Shop Mystery series (Throw in the Trowel, Seed No Evil, Nightshade on Elm Street), she lives in northwest Indiana and Key West, Florida.

Praise For…

“Another triumph in the well-loved Flowershop Mystery series.”—New York Times bestselling author Lorna Barrett

Praise for the New York Times Bestselling Flower Shop Mystery Series:
“One of my favorite mystery series.”—Kate Carlisle, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Bibliophile Mysteries
“Engaging characters and witty dialogue.”—Fresh Fiction

“Kate Collins’s Flower Shop Mysteries are always an auto-buy for me!”—New York Times Bestselling Author Julie Hyzy
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451415516
ISBN-10: 0451415515
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: February 3rd, 2015
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Flower Shop Mystery