Murder in the Garden

Murder in the Garden Meet DI HILLARY GREENE a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals Edward Philpott is found bludgeoned to death with his own spade in his beautiful garden He lived with his daught

  • Title: Murder in the Garden
  • Author: Faith Martin
  • ISBN: 1158969602908439382792328279232913288324828279232200827923290709088418139780709088417120108279232827923213288324828279232827923238279232882713861096121439827923238279232
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  • Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.Edward Philpott is found bludgeoned to death with his own spade in his beautiful garden He lived with his daughter Rachel and his two grandchildren Hillary s only lead is a rival from the village flower show who used to argue with the victim about the size of their vegetables But wha Meet DI HILLARY GREENE, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals.Edward Philpott is found bludgeoned to death with his own spade in his beautiful garden He lived with his daughter Rachel and his two grandchildren Hillary s only lead is a rival from the village flower show who used to argue with the victim about the size of their vegetables But what dark secrets from the past and present does this village hold Hillary has returned to work after the slaying of her boss and is desperate to track down his murderer His pregnant widow is even determined to get revenge, but will she go too far Can Hillary cope with two complex investigations full of extreme emotions, one of which is very close to home THE LOCATION The traditional and world famous English country cottage garden A beautiful and ornamental front garden, with a back garden given over to growing fruit and vegetables Surrounded by hedges and an ancient wall, in summer it would be full of bees, birdsong, wildlife, and colourful flowers, complete with greenhouse, shed, compost bins and lawns THE DETECTIVE DI Hillary Greene An attractive woman in her forties, Hillary Greene is a police officer of many years experience, and came up through the ranks Consequently, she knows how the system works, and is fiercely loyal to the force without being blinkered to its faults Popular with the rank and file for her no nonsense attitude and co

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    • Faith Martin

      Faith Martin has been writing for over 25 years and has had nearly 50 novels published Born in Oxford, she has set most of her crime novels within sight of the dreaming spires And right now, Joffe Books are re issuing all 17 of her DI Hillary Greene series in new updated editions As Joyce Cato, she writes classically inspired cosy murder mysteries, so if you re a fan of red herrings, a Faith Martin has been writing for over 25 years and has had nearly 50 novels published Born in Oxford, she has set most of her crime novels within sight of the dreaming spires And right now, Joffe Books are re issuing all 17 of her DI Hillary Greene series in new updated editions As Joyce Cato, she writes classically inspired cosy murder mysteries, so if you re a fan of red herrings, amateur sleuths, and baffling murders to solve, these are the novels for you And Joffe Books will also be bringing out this series as ebooks throughout 2018 19.As Maxine Barry, her latest romance novels are now available from Corazon Books, with Imposters in Paradise, Heart of Fire set in fabulous Hawaii and The Lying Game now out.As Jessie Daniels, her spooky crime novel, The Lavender Lady Casefile came out in November 2017, published by Robert Hale, an imprint of Crowood Press

    413 thoughts on “Murder in the Garden

    • This is a 4.5 star read.I must admit that I was really hesitant to start this book, I just didn t know what to expect given the shocking conclusion to the previous book in the series DI Hillary Green 8 But I need not have worried as author Faith Martin did an exemplary job of picking up the story a couple of months later, albeit with a distinct change of pace and feeling.The author did a stupendous job of immersing the reader into the mindset of Hillary, who is struggling to cope with her re Thi [...]


    • DI Hillary Greene Book 9.DI Hillary Greene, a policewoman struggling to save her career and catch criminals Edward Philpot is found bludgeoned with his own spade in the garden of the home he shared with his daughter Rachel and his two grandchildren Hillary s only lead is a rival at the local flower show who used to argue with the victim Hillary has returned to work after the slaying of her boss and is determined to track down his murderer Can Hillary cope with two complex investigations.This DI [...]


    • MURDER IN THE GARDEN DI HILARY GREENE, BK 9 by FAITH MARTIN 2 23 18PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A REVISED EDITION OF A BOOK FIRST PUBLISHED AS ACROSS THE NARROW BLUE LINE DI Hilary Greene is back but she s not the same feisty, strong, justice driven, female detective that she s always been in the past She s been on a 2 month compassionate leave because someone she s been close to for many years was murdered The killer has never been caught.She is determined that she will get whoever the killer i MURDER I [...]


    • Enjoyed this DI Greene book There were passages that were overlong, but I may be impatient There is ongoing threat of a sniper who had already killed Greene s boss when he was standing next to her in a police parking lot and he has others on his list The team assigned to keep tabs on this dude are made to look inept as well as foolish, but Greene and her former sergeant who was married to the slain Superintendent are warned to keep their distancesomething the pregnant wife cannot abide.Sep Enjoy [...]


    • I would like to thank Netgalley and Joffe Books for a review copy of Murder in the Garden, the ninth police procedural to feature DI Hillary Greene of Thames Valley police.Hillary is returning to work after two months compassionate leave and is not in the mood to take prisoners but before she can sort out her team she is called out to a murder scene, keen gardener Eddie Philpott has been killed with his own spade With little to go on the case is difficult even without the distraction of having I [...]


    • is another solid addition to the DI Hillary Greene series by Faith Martin, I do enjoy reading a new book by Faith as she has an excellent writing style and you know you are in for a treat I enjoyed the plot with this one and that there were two main themes running through the book I don t want to say too much or give the plot away I enjoyed the interaction that Hillary has with her team and have given this one four and a half stars rounded up to fi is another solid addition to the DI Hillary Gre [...]


    • 5 starsIt s been two months since the shooting death of Superintendent Mel Mallow and DI Hillary Greene is returning to work His killer still has not been caught, and that only adds to the tension in the department Hillary and her team get a call out to a man who has been bludgeoned to death in his garden He is sixty five years old and lived with his daughter Rachel Warner and her two children His name was Edward Philpott When Hillary meets the daughter, she is struck by how ill she looks 5 star [...]


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