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Susan Wittig Albert, also known by the pen names Robin Paige and Carolyn Keene, is an American mystery writer from Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. Biography Albert grew up in downstate Illinois, attending Danville High School before moving to the nearby community of Bismarck, where she graduated. She earned a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. She became a professor of English at the University of Texas, Austin and was a university administrator at Sophie Newcomb College in New Orleans and vice president for academic affairs at Southwest Texas State University. She writes a column for Country Living Gardener magazine. Her writing career has included the Nancy Drew mysteries under the pen name Carolyn Keene in the 1980s.By the 1990s, Albert wrote Thyme of Death, her first China Bayles novel. The book was nominated for two national mystery awards, the 1992 Agatha and the 1993 Anthony in the "Best First Novel" category.The titles of all the China Bayles novels include the names of herbs and include herbal themes that invoke the title. Albert is a guest speaker at both herbal clubs and women's groups around the country. She describes her books as "cozy mysteries" because they do not contain much violence or gratuitous behavior. Albert and her husband, Bill, have also co-written The Robin Paige Victorian Mysteries, a series of a dozen mysteries set in the late Victorian era. Albert is also the author of The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, a series of mysteries featuring author Beatrix Potter. Bibliography Fiction A Wilder Rose (2013) - The story of Rose Wilder Lane, daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder Loving Eleanor (2016)The China Bayles mysteries The China Bayles herbal mysteries center around the title character's deductive reasoning and knowledge as an herbalist and ex-lawyer, who solves murders with her best friend, Ruby Wilcox, owner of a New Age shop. Thyme of Death (1992) Witches' Bane (1993) Hangman's Root (1994) Rosemary Remembered (1995) Rueful Death (1996) Love Lies Bleeding (1997) Chile Death (1998) Lavender Lies (1999) Mistletoe Man (2000) Bloodroot (2001) Indigo Dying (2003) An Unthymely Death (Short Story Collection) (2003) A Dilly of a Death (2004) Dead Man's Bones (2005) Bleeding Hearts (2006) The China Bayles Book of Days (365 Celebrations of the Mystery, Myth, and Magic of Herbs) (2006) Spanish Dagger (2007) Nightshade (2008) Wormwood (2009) Holly Blues (2010) Mourning Gloria (2011) Cat's Claw (2012) Widow's Tears (2013) Death Come Quickly (2014) Bittersweet (2015) Blood Orange (2016) The Last Chance Olive Ranch (2017) Queen Anne's Lace (2018) A Plain Vanilla Murder (2019)The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy The trilogy of novellas features characters from the China Bayles mysteries, focused on reporter Jessica Nelson and the Enterprise newspaper. Deadlines (ebook July 7, 2020; omnibus print edition August 18, 2020) Fault Lines (ebook July 21, 2020; omnibus print edition August 18, 2020) Fire Lines (ebook August 4, 2020; omnibus print edition August 18, 2020)The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter The Tale of Hill Top Farm (2004) ISBN 0-425-20101-5 The Tale of Holly How (2005) ISBN 0-425-20274-7 The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood (2006) The Tale of Hawthorn House (2007) The Tale of Briar Bank (2008) The Tale of Applebeck Orchard (2009) The Tale of Oat Cake Crag (2010) The Tale of Castle Cottage (2011)The Robin Paige Victorian-Edwardian mysteries These were co-written with her husband, Bill Albert under the name Robin Paige. Death at Bishop's Keep (1994) Death at Gallows Green (1995) Death at Daisy's Folly (1997) Death at Devil's Bridge (1998) Death at Rottingdean (1999) Death at Whitechapel (2000) Death at Epsom Downs (2001) Death at Dartmoor (2002) Death at Glamis Castle (2003) Death in Hyde Park (2004) Death at Blenheim Palace (2005) Death on the Lizard (2006)The Darling Dahlias mysteries Takes place in a fictitious town called Darling, Alabama during the 1930s. Centers on a group of amateur, mystery solving women in a garden club called the Darling Dahlias. The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree (2010) The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies (2011) The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose (2012) The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star (2013) The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush (2014) The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady (2015) The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover (2018) The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle (2018)Nonfiction Work of Her Own: A Woman's Guide to Success off the Career Track (1992) ISBN 0-87477-767-4 Writing From Life: Telling Your Soul's Story (1997) ISBN 0-87477-848-4 Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place (2007) An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days (2009)References External links Official website Persevero Press: The Home of Susan Wittig Albert's Author-Published Books . Discover the Susan Wittig Albert popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Susan Wittig Albert books.

Best Seller Susan Wittig Albert Books of June 2021

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady

3.5/5$7.99

New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert transports readers to the summer of 1934, when a sensational murder shakes up the small Southern town of Darling, Alabama—an...

AN Unthymely Death book summary, reviews and downlod

AN Unthymely Death

4/5$6.99

Now readers can join China Bayles in ten puzzling cases—and get a taste of her world. This delightful collection features loads of wonderful herbal tidbits on everything from rosemary to f...

Loving Eleanor book summary, reviews and downlod

Loving Eleanor

4.5/5$5.99

When AP political reporter Lorena Hickok—Hick—is assigned to cover Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, the wife of the 1932 Democratic presidential candidate, the two women become deeply, intima...

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The Tale of Castle Cottage

4.5/5$7.99

The latest in the Cottage Tales series-starring Miss Potter herself! It's the heart of summer in 1913, and Beatrix is eager to marry her fiancé, solicitor William Heelis. But...

Firelines book summary, reviews and downlod

Firelines

5/5$3.99

Firelines: The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy, Book 3 Susan Wittig Albert brings you another of her popular, highly-praised mysteries set in Pecan Springs, Texas...

Love Lies Bleeding book summary, reviews and downlod

Love Lies Bleeding

4.5/5$7.99

The newest in the nationally bestselling series--a "fast-paced and absorbing" tale (Midwest Book Review). Ex-lawyer and herb-shop proprietor China Bayles is investigating the mystery ...

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Wormwood

4/5$6.99

Evil can worm its way into the purest of hearts... China Bayles needs rest, and a historic Shaker village in Kentucky seems the ideal place for it. There she can learn ab...

The Tale of Hill Top Farm book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Hill Top Farm

4/5$3.99

The author of Peter Rabbit and other tales, Beatrix Potter is still, after a century, beloved by children and adults worldwide. In this first Cottage Tale, Albert introduces Beatrix, an anim...

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

5/5$7.99

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert takes readers back in time to small-town Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—where the Darling Savings and Trust has just closed and the women...

A Plain Vanilla Murder book summary, reviews and downlod

A Plain Vanilla Murder

4/5$9.99

From Susan Wittig Albert, the New York Times best-selling author of Queen Anne’s Lace, comes an intriguing new addition to her widely-acclaimed China Bayles Mysteries. 

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The Crystal Cave Trilogy

0/5$9.99

The omnibus edition of the Crystal Cave Trilogy, from NYT bestselling author, Susan Wittig Albert. NoBODY: Ruby Wilcox has always known that she has a rare gift for seeing ...

Fault Lines book summary, reviews and downlod

Fault Lines

5/5$3.99

Fault Lines: The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy, Book 2 Recommended for fans of Susan Wittig Albert’s mysteries featuring China Bayles, Ruby Wilcox, and Pecan ...

Death Come Quickly book summary, reviews and downlod

Death Come Quickly

4.5/5$6.99

In this thrilling mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles finds herself on the trail of a nearly fifteen-year-o...

The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star

4/5$6.99

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—where the Darling Dahlias, the colorful ladies of a garden club, are anything...

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree

4/5$3.99

The country may be struggling through the Great Depression, but the good ladies of Darling, Alabama, are determined to keep their chins up and their town beautiful. Their garden club, the Da...

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard

0/5$7.99

After his haystack was torched, Mr. Harmsworth barricaded a common path through his orchard. But witnesses-both human and animal-claim a ghost perpetrated the deed. And the ghost has a messa...

Bloodroot book summary, reviews and downlod

Bloodroot

4/5$6.99

Lawyer-turned-herbalist China Bayles returns to the Deep South, where her family’s legacy of silence is at last broken—and the past finally, unforgettably, speaks the truth…A fra...

A Dilly of a Death book summary, reviews and downlod

A Dilly of a Death

4.5/5$6.99

China Bayles is in a pickle. The daughter of her best friend, Ruby, has turned up on her doorstep, pregnant and in need of a place to live. And her otherwise sensible husband has announced t...

Blood Orange book summary, reviews and downlod

Blood Orange

4.5/5$1.99

In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital...   It’s mid-Apri...

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Nightshade

4.5/5$6.99

New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert takes China Bayles on a trip down memory lane, where one fresh murder and several cold cases force her to face her dark past...

Mourning Gloria book summary, reviews and downlod

Mourning Gloria

4.5/5$7.99

Susan Wittig Albert, “who consistently turns out some of the best-plotted mysteries on the market,”* delivers the charm and suspense in her latest herbal treat, Mourning Gloria...

Deadlines book summary, reviews and downlod

Deadlines

4.5/5$3.99

Deadlines: The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy, Book 1 If you’re a fan of China Bayles, Ruby Wilcox, and Pecan Springs, Texas, you’ll love Susan Wittig...

The Tale of Hawthorn House book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Hawthorn House

0/5$7.99

Miss Beatrix Potter finds the abandoned Baby Flora?and a scarab ring?on her doorstep. An investigation reveals that the ring was pawned and reclaimed by a resident of the vacant and supposed...

The Tale of Oat Cake Crag book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Oat Cake Crag

0/5$7.99

Miss Beatrix Potter has returned to Near Sawrey, where her friend Grace has been receiving anonymous letters that threaten her good name and her plans to marry. Beatrix must investigate qu...

The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover

4.5/5$9.99

NYT bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to Depression-era Darling, Alabama . . . ​where the ladies of the Dahlias, the local garden club, are happy to dig a l...

Queen Anne's Lace book summary, reviews and downlod

Queen Anne's Lace

4.5/5$6.99

A present-day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs’s past in this haunting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert.W...

China Bayles' Book of Days book summary, reviews and downlod

China Bayles' Book of Days

0/5$8.99

A treasury of recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and more from the national bestselling author of the China Bayles series—a great gift for both mystery fans and herb & craft enthusias...

The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood

0/5$7.99

Miss Potter's new hometown of Holly How is having its share of troubles, and three children, favorites of Beatrix, are counting on the help of the fairies of Cuckoo Brow Wood. Now, with her ...

Chile Death book summary, reviews and downlod

Chile Death

4.5/5$6.99

Ex-lawyer turned herbalist and amateur sleuth China Bayles attends a chili cookoff where a womanizing judge dies of an allergic reaction to peanuts. And since everyone knows peanuts don't be...

The Last Chance Olive Ranch book summary, reviews and downlod

The Last Chance Olive Ranch

4.5/5$6.99

In this exciting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert, China Bayles fears for her husband’s life as an escaped convict targets him... &...

The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy book summary, reviews and downlod

The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy

0/5$15.99

The Pecan Springs Enterprise Trilogy: Deadlines, Fault Lines, Firelines If you’re a fan of China Bayles, Ruby Wilcox, and Pecan Springs, Texas, you’ll love Sus...

Widow's Tears book summary, reviews and downlod

Widow's Tears

4/5$6.99

Herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles is “in a class with lady sleuths V. I. Warshawski and Stephanie Plum” (Publishers Weekly).  In Widow’s Tears, a haunted house...

Indigo Dying book summary, reviews and downlod

Indigo Dying

4/5$7.99

China Bayles heads to the tiny town of Indigo, Texas, to teach a Colors to Dye For workshop. But she quickly discovers that Indigo is a town with more than its share of dark secrets-secrets ...

Rosemary Remembered book summary, reviews and downlod

Rosemary Remembered

4.5/5$6.99

Something about the murder of an accountant just doesn't add up in this China Bayles mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert.China's herb...

The Tale of Briar Bank book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Briar Bank

0/5$7.99

Near Sawrey, the seat of Miss Beatrix Potter?s country home, has been abuzz ever since Mr. Wickstead met his death under a tree limb. Many believe it had to do with a treasure he had dug up....

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies

4.5/5$5.99

A brand-new mystery in the "exceptional" (Booklist) series by the national bestselling author. Rumors are sprouting in Depression-era Darling, Alabama. The town's n...

Rueful Death book summary, reviews and downlod

Rueful Death

3.5/5$6.99

Herbalist China Bayles must solve a mother of a murder in this mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert.In search of respite, China takes ...

Cat's Claw book summary, reviews and downlod

Cat's Claw

4/5$8.99

As the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas, Sheila Dawson has cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles. Now Sheila puts her smarts to work, sif...

Dead Man's Bones book summary, reviews and downlod

Dead Man's Bones

4.5/5$7.99

Susan Wittig Albert’s exciting mysteries have been praised as “unique” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) and “fascinating” (Booklist). Now, a dead man’s bones are unc...

The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle

4.5/5$9.99

It’s Christmas, 1934, and the citizens of Darling, Alabama, are unwrapping a big package of Christmas puzzles.  Mildred Kilgore and Earlynne Biddle are planning to ...

Mistletoe Man book summary, reviews and downlod

Mistletoe Man

4/5$6.99

In this “intelligently plotted and deliciously descriptive tale” (Publishers Weekly), national bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert tells the story of a woman’s search for jus...

The Tale of Holly How book summary, reviews and downlod

The Tale of Holly How

0/5$7.99

Everyone in Sawrey likes Ben Hornby. So when Beatrix finds the shepherd dead in the meadow and suspects foul play, she wonders who would have done such a thing. A trio of village cats has an...

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose book summary, reviews and downlod

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose

4/5$7.99

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—and the Darling Dahlias, the ladies of a garden club who aren’t afraid to g...

Holly Blues book summary, reviews and downlod

Holly Blues

4.5/5$7.99

China Bayles isn't happy when a Texas wind blows her husband's ex-wife, and the mother of China's stepson, into her herb shop. Sally is known to have a split personality and fall into consta...

The General's Women book summary, reviews and downlod

The General's Women

4/5$5.99

A compelling novel about love, betrayal, and ambition by New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert, The General's Women tells the story of two women—Kay Summersby...

Together Alone book summary, reviews and downlod

Together Alone

0/5$19.99

What does it mean to belong to a place, to be truly rooted and grounded in the place you call home? How do you commit to a marriage, to a full partnership with another person, and still main...

Spanish Dagger book summary, reviews and downlod

Spanish Dagger

4/5$7.99

While harvesting yucca plants to make paper, China Bayles finds a body-cause of death: unknown. It seems that the simple lives of many residents of Pecan Springs hide complex and dangerous p...

Bittersweet book summary, reviews and downlod

Bittersweet

4/5$6.99

New from the author of Death Come Quickly and Widow's TearsThis Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles—who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of...

Lavender Lies book summary, reviews and downlod

Lavender Lies

4/5$6.99

Texas herbalist China Bayles must put her upcoming nuptials on the back burner when a murder investigation entangles her friends and neighbors.

Bleeding Hearts book summary, reviews and downlod

Bleeding Hearts

4/5$6.99

When local football coach and hero Tim Duffy is accused of improper behavior, lawyer-turned-herbalist China Bayles investigates, following a trail of obsession and murder that may lead to he...

Best Seller Susan Wittig Albert Audio Books of June 2021

The Tale of Briar Bank MP3 Audiobook

The Tale of Briar Bank

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

In this fifth delightful entry, Anthony and Agatha Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert re-imagines Beatrix Potter wearing her sleuthing cap as the village of Sawrey lies buried beneath a blank...

SomeBODY Else MP3 Audiobook

SomeBODY Else

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Ruby Wilcox is looking forward to an entertaining and profitable weekend as a vendor at the annual Mystic Creek Harvest Festival, held at a Hill Country ranch. Her booth is full of all kinds...

Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood MP3 Audiobook

Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert has delighted fans of all ages with her Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. It is now 1907, and in her Lake Country village, Beatrix Potter is about to e...

Nightshade MP3 Audiobook

Nightshade

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In this 16th entry in Susan Wittig Albert’s long-running mystery series, China is finally on the verge of finding out the truth about her father’s death. But her reservations about lett...

The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Mildred Kilgore and Earlynne Biddle are planning to open a bakery on the square — if they can come up with the right recipes. Charlie Dickens faces two of the biggest puzzles of his career...

Tale of the Oat Cake Crag: Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Book 7 MP3 Audiobook

Tale of the Oat Cake Crag: Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Book 7

Fiction$16.99

Works by best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert have been nominated for the Agatha and Anthony awards. In The Tale of Oat Cake Crag, Miss Beatrix Potter is frustrated by distractions...

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert offers this third charming mystery set in the Depression-era town of Darling, Alabama. In the wake of the upcoming Confederate Day celebration, the Da...

Mourning Gloria MP3 Audiobook

Mourning Gloria

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

This 19th mystery in the China Bales series is a cozy herbal treat from national best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert. While Pecan Springs bustles back to life in the warmth of spring, o...

Wormwood: A China Bayles Mystery MP3 Audiobook

Wormwood: A China Bayles Mystery

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Susan Wittig Albert has won critical acclaim anda devoted following for her China Bayles mysteries featuring beloved herb shop and tearoom owner China. In Wormwood, the death of a woman in a...

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Eleven O'Clock Lady

Fiction$16.99

New York Times best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert transports listeners to the summer of 1934, when a sensational murder shakes up the small Southern town of Darling, Alabama - an...

NoBODY MP3 Audiobook

NoBODY

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Ruby Wilcox, owner of the Crystal Cave, Pecan Springs’ only New Age shop, has always tried to downplay her psychic gift—until she experiences a horrifying nightmare that just won’t sto...

The General's Women MP3 Audiobook

The General's Women

Romance$19.99

Set during the chaotic years of World War II, The General’s Women tells the story of the conflicted relationship between General Dwight Eisenhower and Kay Summersby, his Irish drive...

Lavender Lies: A China Bayles Mystery MP3 Audiobook

Lavender Lies: A China Bayles Mystery

Mysteries & Thrillers$9.99

A national best-selling mystery series with an herbal theme, centered around the exploits of ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles. In this installment, China must put her upcoming nuptials o...

Loving Eleanor MP3 Audiobook

Loving Eleanor

Romance$12.99

When AP political reporter Lorena Hickok-Hick-is assigned to cover Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1932 campaign, the two women become deeply involved. Their relationship begins with mutual romanti...

Cat's Claw MP3 Audiobook

Cat's Claw

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

New York Times best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert is widely acclaimed for her cozy China Bayles mystery series. In Cat’s Claw, China’s friend, Police Chief Sheila Dawson, takes cen...

The Tale of Hill Top Farm MP3 Audiobook

The Tale of Hill Top Farm

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Susan Wittig Albert is the best-selling author of the China Bayles mysteries. In this cozy, she fictionalizes the adventures of acclaimed author Beatrix Potter. It’s 1905, and to recove...

Queen Anne's Lace MP3 Audiobook

Queen Anne's Lace

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

A present day ghost leads China Bayles to a secret from Pecan Springs's past in this haunting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert.Whi...

Tale of Holly How MP3 Audiobook

Tale of Holly How

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Nationally best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert cleverly blends fact and fiction in this cozy mystery starring iconic author Beatrix Potter. The serenity of Hill Top Farm is shattered ...

Tale of Hawthorn House MP3 Audiobook

Tale of Hawthorn House

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Susan Wittig Albert delights mystery lovers with this series based on the life and stories of beloved English children’s author Beatrix Potter. When Beatrix finds an abandoned infant, Capt...

The Darling Dahlias and the Voodoo Lily MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Voodoo Lily

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Spring, 1935 finds the little Alabama town of Darling excited about their new local radio station, WDAR. But there are problems brewing at the newspaper, where a trio of new hires causes hea...

Bloodroot MP3 Audiobook

Bloodroot

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In Bloodroot, best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert transports listeners to a haunted house oozing with family secrets. When a man dies soon after Tullie bashes his head with her cane, ...

Dead Man's Bones MP3 Audiobook

Dead Man's Bones

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

New York Times best-selling author of A Dilly of a Death, Susan Wittig Albert adds Dead Man’s Bones to her widely acclaimed China Bayles mystery series. D...

The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

It looks like the music has ended for Darling's favorite barbershop quartet, the Lucky Four Clovers, just days before the Dixie Regional Barbershop Competition. Another unlucky break comes w...

Widow's Tears MP3 Audiobook

Widow's Tears

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert is especially beloved for creating herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles, hailed by Publishers Weekly as “in a class with lady sleuths V.I. Wa...

Bleeding Hearts MP3 Audiobook

Bleeding Hearts

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

National best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert’s poetic beauty and West Texas flavor permeate her China Bayles mysteries. The high school principal asks China to secretly investigate the...

A Wilder Rose (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

A Wilder Rose (Unabridged)

Fiction$8.99

The Little House books, which chronicled the pioneer adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, are among the most beloved books in the American literary canon. Lesser known is the secret, conceale...

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

As Darling’s town librarian is fond of saying: “Naked Ladies is not a respectable name for a plant.” A lily by any other name would certainly smell as sweet—and look just as beautifu...

Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star MP3 Audiobook

Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s-- where the Darling Dahlias, the colorful ladies of a garden club, are anything bu...

Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery MP3 Audiobook

Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery

Mysteries & Thrillers$9.99

A richly characterized, witty, and suspenseful story of crime and passion in small-town Texas.

A Plain Vanilla Murder MP3 Audiobook

A Plain Vanilla Murder

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

China and Ruby Wilcox are presenting their annual ''Not Just Plain Vanilla Workshop", always a huge hit with customers at Thyme & Seasons Herb Shop. But someone involved with the worksho...

Bittersweet MP3 Audiobook

Bittersweet

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

For more than 20 years, Susan Wittig Albert has been delivering “some of the best-plotted mysteries on the market” (Houston Chronicle). In Bittersweet, China is hoping to spend a peacefu...

Blood Orange MP3 Audiobook

Blood Orange

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It's mid-April in Pecan Sprin...

A Dilly of a Death MP3 Audiobook

A Dilly of a Death

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

Popular author Susan Wittig Albert and her China Bayles Herbal Mysteries have been hailed for their intelligent plots and quirky characters. China is a member of the Pecan Spring...

Spanish Dagger MP3 Audiobook

Spanish Dagger

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In this 15th entry in the best-selling China Bayles series, our teashop owning heroine discovers a dead body while gathering herbs by the railroad tracks. On top of that, her brother unearth...

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Nominated for both the Agatha and Anthony awards, national best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert introduces a garden club of lady sleuths in Depression-era Alabama. The Darling Dahlias hav...

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard MP3 Audiobook

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In this sixth charming episode by Agatha and Anthony Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert, Miss Potter helps her rural friends solve a knotty problem. After his haystacks are burned, Farmer Har...

Out of BODY MP3 Audiobook

Out of BODY

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

It’s Halloween, and Ruby is looking forward to a party at China Bayles’ house and a busy holiday weekend at her New Age shop, the Crystal Cave. But her holiday plans are interrupted when...

The Tale of Castle Cottage MP3 Audiobook

The Tale of Castle Cottage

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Agatha and Anthony Award nominee Susan Wittig Albert has garnered popular and critical acclaim for her whimsical mysteries based on the life and times of Beatrix Potter. Set in the summertim...

Death Come Quickly MP3 Audiobook

Death Come Quickly

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

When China' s and Ruby' s friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend' s death was not a random assault. Karen was a...

Mistletoe Man MP3 Audiobook

Mistletoe Man

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

As the Christmas decorating season approaches, Thyme & Seasons proprietor China Bayles feels overwhelmed. While she tries to balance her new roles of wife and step-mom with the demands ...

Holly Blues MP3 Audiobook

Holly Blues

Mysteries & Thrillers$16.99

Author Susan Wittig Albert turns up the suspense in her China Bayles mystery series. Just as the holiday season begins, so does the drama, when her husband’s ex-wife Sally appears begging ...

The Last Chance Olive Ranch MP3 Audiobook

The Last Chance Olive Ranch

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

In the exciting new mystery from the New York Times best-selling author, China Bayles fears for her husband's life as an escaped convict targets him. A killer McQuaid put ...

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush MP3 Audiobook

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

Fiction$16.99

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert takes readers back in time to small-town Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—where the Darling Savings and Trust has just closed and the women of...

Indigo Dying MP3 Audiobook

Indigo Dying

Mysteries & Thrillers$19.99

National best-selling author and resident of Texas, Susan Wittig Albert pens a quirky, but chilling mystery. When Casey Ford threatens to sell his property to a strip mining com...

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