Between a Rock and a Hard Place : Potting Shed Mysteries

  • by Marty Wingate
  • Narrated by Erin Bennett
  • Series: Potting Shed Mysteries
  • 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After her romantic idyll with the debonair Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Pearse culminates in a marriage proposal, Pru Parke sets about arranging their nuptials while diving into a short-term gig at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. At hand is the authentication of a journal purportedly penned by 18th-century botanist and explorer Archibald Menzies. Compared to the chaos of wedding planning, studying the journal is an agreeable task...that is, until a search for a missing cat leads to the discovery of a dead body: One of Pru's colleagues has been conked on the head with a rock and dumped from a bridge into the Water of Leith.
Pru can't help wondering if the murder has something to do with the Menzies diary. Is the killer covering up a forgery? Among the police's many suspects are a fallen aristocrat turned furniture maker, Pru's overly solicitous assistant, even Pru herself. Now, in the midst of sheer torture by the likes of flamboyant wedding dress designers and eccentric church organists, Pru must also uncover the work of a sly murderer - unless this bride wants to walk down the aisle in handcuffs.

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Most Helpful

loved this book and series

If you could sum up Between a Rock and a Hard Place in three words, what would they be?

loved them both


Which character – as performed by Erin Bennett – was your favorite?

Pru and her husband


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

not extreme - just very enjoyable to listen to


Any additional comments?

hope the author continues with this series

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- Lynette Daulton

Another Superb Book!

This third book in this series was excellent! I didn't figure out who dunnit in this one! Great story, along with suspense on more than one front! Delightful characters in charming settings. As usual, Erin Bennett did an amazing job. She's one of the few that can give characters different voices without making me wish for straight reading.
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- Kathryn

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-19-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio