Roses, Wine & Murder - In the City of Steeples

Rated 5.00/5 based on 2 reviews
A gripping, madcap adventure laced with N.E. history, wine dinners, & poisonous plants on the shores of Long Island Sound. Roxanne is targeted after a wealthy wine connoisseur is found dead in her city garden. The U.S. President is arriving during the mayhem and murder, and Detective Morrison has too many suspects. This fast-paced, twisting modern-day tale has plenty of flair and foul play. More
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About Rose Young

I was born in the wilds of Maine with nature as my teacher. My background in plants and horticulture is in my character Roxanne Samson, an expert gardener. Roxanne utilizes her plant knowledge to research poisonous plants, and she learns from Georgi Algarve, the flamboyant wine aficionado all about vineyards, and wine.
I live in a historic area of Connecticut, and so I include bits of New England history and architecture into the mystery as we travel through posh vineyards and the antithesis, a labyrinth of city streets. To assure authentic details on wine, I visited many vineyards and experts to learn about wine and food pairings. For an exciting scene, I interviewed 'those who knew' about the official Presidential visits to the Coast Guard Academy.
Captain Griswold travels by ferry across Long Island Sound to Orient Point and back, and so did I many times to track my characters and visit the vineyards. I love doing the research to explore the story and my characters so I may enhance their personalities and add to their knowledge.
Inspirational, educational, and dynamically is how I like to entertain every reader. I look forward to hearing from you with your reviews. Thank you for connecting with me!
All the Best to You,
Rose
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This book trailer highlights the locations and scenery of this New England mystery, a twisting, turning tale told with wit and humor about villains and sweet-hearted people who venture to solve the dilemma among wine and gardens on the shores of Long Island Sound.

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Reviews of Roses, Wine & Murder - In the City of Steeples by Rose Young

Hugh Trudeau reviewed on July 28, 2022
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Very well written providing interesting information on wines and plants while maintaining the suspense of a mystery novel. Well done
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
aullene2 reviewed on Oct. 26, 2021

Very entertaining and it kept me hooked until the end. I liked the characters and the different settings. This is an excellent cosy.
(reviewed 2 years after purchase)
Chris reviewed on Aug. 24, 2020

Very well written. I enjoyed the well developed characters and was thoroughly entertained by unexpected events as the story unfolded. I like cozy mysteries and I like police procedurals. This book has elements of both styles with a little extra. Recommended.
(reviewed 25 days after purchase)

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