The Resource The last camellia : a novel, Sarah Jio

The last camellia : a novel, Sarah Jio

Label
The last camellia : a novel
Title
The last camellia
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Jio
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the eve of the Second World War, the last surviving specimen of a camellia plant known as the Middlebury Pink lies secreted away on an English country estate. Flora, an amateur American botanist, is contracted by an international ring of flower thieves to infiltrate the household and acquire the coveted bloom. Her search is at once brightened by new love and threatened by her discovery of a series of ghastly crimes. More than half a century later, garden designer Addison takes up residence at the manor, now owned by the family of her husband, Rex. The couple's shared passion for mysteries is fueled by the enchanting camellia orchard and an old gardener's notebook. Yet its pages hint at dark acts ingeniously concealed. If the danger that Flora once faced remains very much alive, will Addison share her fate?" -- from author's web page
Summary
When garden designer Addison takes up residence at an old English manor, she stumbles upon a mystery dating back to World War II that involves the enchanting camellia orchard and an old gardener's notebook, which conceals a series of horrible crimes
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10182758
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jio, Sarah
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women botanists
  • Flowers
Target audience
adult
Label
The last camellia : a novel, Sarah Jio
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 p.
Isbn
9780452298392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780452298392
Label
The last camellia : a novel, Sarah Jio
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 306 p.
Isbn
9780452298392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780452298392

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