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 Death disturbs all tranquility... in this madcap murder mystery.

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   Roses, Wine & Murder is a mystery laced with New England history, scenic vineyards, and parties of wine and food pairings. The story is peppered with Coast Guard action, a pirate story, and a bevy of poisonous plants. It's a gripping mysterious tale with plenty of flair and foul play! (watch book trailer video)

Roxanne Samson, a sweet and sensible gardening expert is being targeted by a mysterious assailant after a wealthy wine connoisseur is found dead in her city garden. The well-dressed man was the owner of the Vinho Verde Wine Bar and the boss of her friend, Georgi a flamboyant wine aficionadoRoxanne and Georgi try to untangle themselves from the mayhem, in their own haphazard way, yet, wind up deeper in trouble. 

   Attempting to solve the case, is the prominent Detective Morrison, who juggles multiple suspects including a sophisticated Long Island widow. The pressure mounts for him to solve the murder when the U.S. President decides to come to town to visit the United States Coast Guard Academy.

   While the malevolence snakes through the 'City of Steeples,' Dr. Angela Storm, M.E. finds more clues for Detective Morrison and his team. Yet, the endearing duo of Roxanne and Georgi, test his resolve with their sleuthing escapades, especially, when another victim is discovered.

   In this mystery, we travel across Long Island Sound to Orient Point with Ferry Captain Griswold, and we take a road trip to the vineyards of Long Island. We are fascinated by Georgi's hosting skills at his wine pairing dinners, and we empathize with Fire Chief Samson when he tries to manage his wife, Roxanne, as a diabolical madman slithers through the streets of New London.
    

Story inspiration: Thames River - Wine & Spirits, State St., New London 

Ye Antientist Burial Ground, circa 1645, New London, CT


New London's Thames River, dockside

                                                
Story inspired by Jonathan Edwards Winery, North Stonington, Ct

New London, Connecticut along the Thames River
Founded in 1646 as Pequot and named in 1658.



Story inspired by Stonington Vineyards, Ct




Grapevine on Long Island, NY