April 2019!

 ...death disturbs all tranquility in this madcap murder mystery!

  Roses, Wine & Murder is a mystery laced with New England history, scenic vineyards, and wine and food pairings. There is Coast Guard action, a pirate story, and a bevy of poisonous plants in this gripping tale with plenty of flair and foul play! (please watch book trailer video below)

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Print $15.95  &  Kindle Ebook $2.99

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Book Trailer Video

Roses, Wine & Murder
, is a fast-paced adventure with a diabolical madman who moves through the streets of  New London, Connecticut and across the waters of the Sound into the North Fork of Long Island, New York.


Roxanne is a sweet and sensible gardening expert and is being targeted by a mysterious assailant after a wealthy wine connoisseur is found dead in her city garden. Georgi, a flamboyant wine aficionado becomes deeply entangled in the mayhem. (Inspired by Thames River Greenery, New London, CT)

The Coast Guard, dockside New London's Thames River

   Detective Morrison is on the case juggling multiple suspects, including a sophisticated Long Island widow. Pressures mount upon him when another body is discovered and the President of the United States decides to deliver a speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy in town.
   Story location: Ye Antientist Burial Ground, circa 1645, New London, CT

While the evil villain's malevolence snakes through the City of Steeples, Medical Examiner, Angela Storm enlightens the detective with unexpected details on the killer and his methods.

                                               Thames River Greenery - Wine & Spirits, State St., New London
Testing the detectives resolve, the endearing duo of Roxanne & Georgi, complicate matters with their sleuthing escapades when another body is found.

Story inspired by Jonathan Edwards Winery, North Stonington, Ct
   Detectives Morrison & Peabody, for the sake of the case, go vineyard hopping to question those who last saw the deceased Mitch Stockman.

Story location: New London, Connecticut along the Thames River
Founded in 1646

Inspired by Stonington Vineyards, Ct

Beautiful Bedell Cellars on Long Island, NY their Sparkling Rose' is highlighted in a wine dinner.

Roses, Wine & Murder in Print & Ebook are available Worldwide and Locally at:

Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT
The Book Barn, Niantic, CT
L&M Hospital Gift Shop, New London, CT
Backus Hospital Gift Shop, Norwich, CT
Classic Country Furniture & Gifts, Uncasville, CT
Herb's Country Store, Uncasville, CT
Primitive Crow, Bozrah, CT
The Mill ReSale, Salem, CT
2 Sisters Trading Post, Salem, CT
Savoy Bookstore & Cafe in Westerly, RI

Grapevine on Long Island, NY