The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'clock Lady

Book - 2015 | First edition
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"The eleven o'clock lady has always been one of garden club president Liz Lacy's favorite spring wildflowers. The plant is so named because the white blossoms don't open until the sun shines directly on them and wakes them up. But another Eleven O'clock Lady is never going to wake up again. Rona Jean Hancock--a telephone switchboard operator who earned her nickname because her shift ended at eleven, when her nightlife was just beginning--has been found strangled with her own silk stocking in a very unladylike position." -- provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780425260623
Branch Call Number: MYS ALBER-S
Characteristics: xi, 304 pages ; 21 cm


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Apr 28, 2018

I love this series. I’m not a gardener but the Darling Dahlias could convince me to take it up. I have always admired Susan Wittig Albert’s ability to incorporate history and real life people into fiction. Her research shows in the details and her books can be equally considered crime, historical and cosy.

Jan 17, 2016

The plot was very good. Lots of details like years of cars and furnishings of houses. However it ties everything together to the time frame and I remember those days tho I lived in Texas.


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