The Coniston Case
by Rebecca Tope
on Tour September 2016
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and business at Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown's flower shop is booming. But when Simmy fulfills a string of anonymous delivery orders, she is startled to realize that each contains a secretly menacing message for the recipients. When one of the people who receives a bouquet disappears, it seems that her worst fears have been confirmed.
As if that isn't enough, Simmy's friend Kathy turns up, on the trail of her wayward daughter Joanna, who she fears has grown too close to one of her university tutors. When Kathy attempts to reason with her daughter she finds that Joanna's older lover may be even more dangerous than she had imagined. With both Kathy and Joanna in peril, Simmy and her friends find themselves caught up in a web of deception, blackmail and murder…
Book Details:Genre: Cozy Mystery & Detective Published by: Harper Collins/Witness Impulse Publication Date: August 12, 2016 Number of Pages: 384 ISBN: 9780062567420 Series: Lake District Mysteries #2 Purchase The Coniston Case on Amazon & Barnes & Noble. Or Learn More at Goodreads.
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Author Bio:Rebecca Tope is the author of four murder mystery series, featuring Den Cooper, Devon police detective, Drew Slocombe, Undertaker; Thea Osborne, house sitter in the Cotswolds and now Persimmon Brown, Lake District florist. She is also a “ghost writer” of the novels based on the ITV series Rosemary and Thyme.
Simmy has a flower shop and she loves it. It is always really busy around Valentine's Day. Simmy is delivering some flowers that are without sender's names. Everything is okay, but Simmy finds out that some of these flowers come with bad notes. Things begin to get complicated when one of these people vanish. Kathy who is Simmy's friend also has a problem. Her daughter Joanna might be too involved with a man who is older than her and may not be what he seems. What is Simmy going to do now? Can she help everyone and make sure that they all stay safe ? I give this book a 4/5. I was given this book for a review. These are my opinions.