Tuesday, September 4, 2018



It’s summertime in Winsome. Washington Acres is abloom, Megan is preparing for the grand opening of their wood-fired pizza farm, and things with Megan’s beau, handsome Dr. Finn, are getting as hot as the August temperatures.

But when Megan’s ne’er-do-well father arrives in Pennsylvania with his high-maintenance Italian wife, Sylvia, and announces they’re staying at the new yoga retreat center a town away, a sweet occasion sours.

Eager to secure pieces for her Milan boutique, Sylvia finagles a meeting with up-and-coming artist Thana Moore, whose work is showing at the retreat center. After their explosive encounter, Thana is murdered and Sylvia becomes the prime suspect.

Only Sylvia isn’t the only one with ties to the artist—once upon a time, Thana Moore had been Megan’s best friend.

As Megan delves into Thana’s past, piecing together the years since their falling out, she realizes that something sinister is afoot in Bucks County. Unless Megan can find the killer, this idyllic summer will turn nightmarish. Innocent people may be imprisoned—and even more could die.

Book Details:

Title: Rooted in Deceit

Author: Wendy Tyson

Genre: Mystery/Cozy

Series: A Greenhouse Mystery, book 4

Publisher: Henery Press (September 4, 2018)

Print length: 270


A few of your favorite things:
Puppies. Dark maple syrup. Early morning after a late-night snowfall.
Things you need to throw out: Old bills and documents. Rejection letters.

Things you need in order to write: Time. My laptop. Coffee is nice.
Things that hamper your writing: A cluttered mind. Overly loud music. The television.

Things you love about writing: That first draft. The smell of a new book. The uncertainty. My readers.
Things you hate about writing: Editing that first draft. Editing the last draft. The uncertainty.

Things you love about where you live: The change of seasons, especially fall. The focus on eating and buying local. Fresh apple cider.
Things that make you want to move: Driving in the snow and ice.

Favorite foods: Indian and Thai curries. Fresh heirloom tomatoes. Berry crisp.
Things that make you want to throw up: Spam. Sausage. Tapioca pudding.

Last best thing you ate: Carrot Asado “hot dogs.”

Last thing you regret eating: Oreos.

Things you always put in your books: Animals.

Things you never put in your books: Graphic sexual violence.

Things to say to an author: I read your book! (We really do appreciate it). I checked your book out of the library. I left you a review.

Things to say to an author if you want to be fictionally killed off in their next book: I got your book off one of those free download (read: piracy) sites.

Favorite places you’ve been: Teton National Park. Chamonix, France. Sao Miguel, Portugal (Azores).

Places you never want to go to again: The little “camp” in coastal Maine with the slanted floor, paper-thin mattresses, and eight-legged roommates! (That said, I love Maine.)

Favorite things to do: Swimming. Writing. Hanging out with my boys—movies, travel, hiking, anything really. 

Things you’d run through a fire wearing gasoline pants to get out of doing: Cleaning bathrooms. I absolutely despise cleaning bathrooms.

Most daring thing you’ve ever done: Had children. By far the bravest, most daring thing I have ever done. 

Something you chickened out from doing: Sky diving. I had the opportunity and just squawked away.


 A Muddied Murder: Book 1 of the Greenhouse Mystery series


Wendy Tyson is an author, lawyer, and former therapist who writes the bestselling Green-house Mystery Series and the Allison Campbell Mystery Series. Her short fiction has appeared in literary journals and in the short story anthologies Betrayed: Powerful Stories of Kick-Ass Crime Survivors and The Night of the Flood, and her mystery A Dark Homage was recently accepted for publication in January 2020. Wendy is a contributing editor and columnist for International Thriller Writers’ e-zines, The Big Thrill and The Thrill Begins. She and her husband recently moved their micro-farm from Pennsylvania to the Green Mountains of Vermont.

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