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Bloom and Doom

(2014)
(The first book in the Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery series)
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As the co-owner of The Rose in Bloom, Audrey Bloom creates magnificent flower arrangements for brides to be. Though helping to plan a wedding can be stressful, it's nothing compared to the groom turning up dead.

A designer of eye-catching bridal bouquets - many of them based on the Victorian meanings behind each flower - Audrey Bloom is used to celebrations that end with happily ever after. In fact, every couple she's worked with is still together, living in wedded bliss. But her perfect record is about to be broken.

Her childhood friend Jenny Whitney has reeled in the most eligible bachelor in Ramble, Virginia, and she's hired Audrey to design the bouquet. But before Jenny can walk down the aisle clutching her blend of anemone, scabious, and pussy willow (a floral disaster in Audrey's mind), the groom is found dead - sprinkled with bits of a bouquet. This is bad for business - not to mention for Jenny, who has become the prime suspect. So Audrey decides to do a little digging herself, hoping she won't be the next Ramble resident pushing up daisies...

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Praise for this book

"Captivated my attention from the very first page." - Jenn McKinlay


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Used availability for Beverly Allen's Bloom and Doom

Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Bloom and Doom (Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery (Center Point))
Author(s): Beverly Allen
ISBN: 1-62899-247-6 / 978-1-62899-247-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Premier Mystery Series
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Bloom and Doom (A Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Beverly Allen
ISBN: 0-425-26497-1 / 978-0-425-26497-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bloom and Doom (A Bridal Bouquet Shop Mystery Book 1)
Author(s): Beverly Allen
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU