Blue Dahlia (In The Garden #1)
Read the excerpt now! Against the backdrop of a house steeped in history and a thriving new gardening business, three women unearth the memories of the past and uncover a dangerous secretfinding in each other the courage to take chances and embrace the future. Stella has a passion for... show more
Read the excerpt now! Against the backdrop of a house steeped in history and a thriving new gardening business, three women unearth the memories of the past and uncover a dangerous secretfinding in each other the courage to take chances and embrace the future. Stella has a passion for planning that keeps her from taking too many risks. But when she opens her heart to a new love, she discovers that she will fight to the death to protect what’s hers. Trying to escape the ghosts of the past, young widow Stella Rothchild, along with her two energetic little boys, has moved back to her roots in southern Tennesseeand into her new life at Harper House and In the Garden nursery. She isn’t intimidated by the housenor its mistress, local legend Roz Harper. Despite a reputation for being difficult, Roz has been nothing but kind to Stella, offering her a comfortable new place to live and a challenging new job as manager of the flourishing nursery. As Stella settles comfortably into her new life, she finds a nurturing friendship with Roz and with expectant mother Hayley. And she discovers a fierce attraction with ruggedly handsome landscaper Logan Kitridge But someone isn’t happy about the budding romance…the Harper Bride. As the women dig into the history of Harper House, they discover that grief and rage have kept the Bride’s spirit alive long past her death. And now, she will do anything to destroy the passion that Logan and Stella share...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 2004
Pages no: 353
Edition language: English
Series: In the Garden (#1)
Nothing really to say except that I love this series. After trying to start the inn series by Nora Roberts, I ended up seeing so many similarities to "In the Garden" that I happily DNFed the first book in the inn series and decided to re-read this one. I love gardening and the outdoors so this serie...
A quick run down on what I liked and didn't liked: What I Liked 1. The ghost story aspect. Although it is not resolved until the third book, it was the most interesting part of the book. 2. Nora Roberts knows how to write competency porn. The business side of gardening and the hobby/private gard...
Really liked this Nora Roberts. Stella a young widow with 2 boys moves to Memphis to be closer to her dad & stepmom. She gets a job working at "In the Garden" as well as living on site in the "Harper House." As she gets over her grief a landscaper named Logan irks her the wrong way.
One review said that next to the ghosty atmosphere and romance, this novel also contains lots of gardening tips. You see, I don't do flowers. I don't do nature. I like green. As.. maybe as wallpaper. Yes. I like green pullovers when children wear them. A friend of mine has a green bird, very sweet t...
I love this series! Blue Dahlia (book 1) and Red Lily (book 3) are my favorites. This is a great series with a paranormal twist. Nora Roberts at her best!