The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose

Large Print - 2012
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"For the Confederate Day celebration, the Darling Dahlias are ready to plant Confederate roses along the fence of the town cemetery. Miss Dorothy Rogers, club member and town librarian, would be quick to point out the plant is in fact a hibiscus. The Confederate rose is not the only thing that is not what it first appears to be in this small Southern town. Earle Scroggins, the county treasurer, has got the sheriff thinking that Scroggins' employee Verna Tidwell (also the Darling Dahlias' trusted treasurer) is behind a missing $15,000. Meanwhile Miss Rogers has discovered her own mystery-what appears to be a secret code embroidered under the cover of a pillow, the only possession she has from her grandmother" -- Cover verso.
Publisher: 2012
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2012
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410450906
1410450902
Branch Call Number: LP ALBER-S
Characteristics: 455 pages (large print) ; 22 cm

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janwishart
Jun 15, 2016

Great series set during the great depression in small town Texas. Women in a gardening club solve local issues

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107mg
Sep 01, 2015

This series by Susan Wittig Albert is boring. The plot is very simple and there is so much detail about events that mean nothing (filler really). With much tighter editing, this could have been a decent short story.

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Giggle9450
May 18, 2014

Very enjoyable. Well developed characters. People you'd want to know.

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Palomino
Mar 01, 2013

So cozy it has recipes in the back even thought I honestly didn't remember anyone cooking or eating at any point (I checked...they do, but only in passing). This author is suitable for your grandma or 7-year-old to read.

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GinaMWright
Sep 23, 2013

GinaMWright thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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