A Killer Crop, the fourth book in the Orchard Series (Berkley Prime Crime) by Sheila Connolly is released today!
When Meg Corey's mother arrives unannounced in Granford, Massachusett , Meg's sure it's not just to pay a surprise visit to the apple of her eye. The timing is terrible–it's harvest season and Meg is understaffed in the orchard. Plus Elizabeth Corey is clearly hiding the real purpose of her trip from her daughter.
After an English professor from Amherst–and an old friend of her mother–is found dead on the floor of a cider house, Elizabeth is interrogated by the police, and then grilled by her daughter. She is indeed keeping a secret–but could Meg's own mother really have committed murder? One thing is clear: someone decided to teach the professor a lesson. And the key to unlocking the mystery may lie with a poet who could not stop for Death . . .