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Tory Benning Mystery Series

Judith Gonda writes the Tory Benning Mystery Series which started in February 2020 and is set in California.  It features California landscape architect Tory Benning.

Fairy Garden Mystery Series

Daryl Wood Gerber  writes the Fairy Garden Mystery Series which is set in California and started in June 2020. Since childhood, Courtney has loved fairies. After her mother died when Courtney was ten, she lost touch with that feeling of magic. A…

Goddess of Greene St. Mystery Series

Kate Collins writes the Goddess of Greene St. Mystery Series which is set in Michigan and started in January 2020.  Athena Spencer comes back home to work with her crazy big Greek family at their garden center. But she never expected…

Darling Dahlias Mystery Series

The series is set in the 1930s, when times are tough, jobs are scarce, and people are worried about what lies ahead. But the ladies of the fictional town of Darling, Alabama, are determined to keep their spirits up, their families fed, and their…

Dirty Business Mystery Series

Paula Holliday is a former documentary filmmaker in New York. She moves to Springfield, CT and starts a landscaping company. Paula turns amateur sleuth in her first adventure in this series after she unearths a box containing a small dead body in…

Garden Society Mystery Series

Roanoke, Virginia, is home to some of the country’s most exquisite gardens, and it’s Camellia Harris’ job to promote them. But when an out of towner turns up dead, she discovers there’s no good way to spin murder…

Garden Squad Mystery Series

Julia Henry (aka Julianne Holmes) writes the Garden Squad Mystery series which started in January 2019. It's set in Massachusetts. It features Lilly Jayne and the rest of the Garden Squad who live in the picturesque town of Goosebush where a…

Nina Quinn Series

This series takes place in Ohio and was started in 2004 and features Nina Quinn, professional landscaper. Nina owns a landscaping firm called Taken by Surprise which specializes in surprise garden makeovers that are completed in one day. She is…

Potting Shed Mystery Series

Marty Wingate writes the Potting Shed Mystery Series which is set in England. It features Pru Parke, a middle-aged American gardener transplanted from Texas to England who solves murders.

River's Edge Mystery Series

Elaine Orr writes the River's Edge Cozy Mystery series which started in November 2015 and is set in Iowa. It features ex-reporter Melanie Perkins who has taken a job as a landscaper.

Whitehouse Gardener Mystery Series

This series started in 2011 and set in Washington DC. It features Casey Calhoun who is hired as an assistant White House Gardener and focuses on organic gardening.