- Author Bio
Now in paperback, the exciting new mystery from the New York Times bestselling author, in which China Bayles fears for her husband's life as an escaped convict targets him...
A killer McQuaid put away years ago has busted out of Huntsville Prison and appears to be headed for Pecan Springs. China wants to stay by her husband's side and keep him from harm, but McQuaid insists that she get out of town and go to the Last Chance Olive Ranch, where she's agreed to teach a workshop on herbs.
The owner, Maddie Haskell, has her own troubles. She inherited the ranch and olive oil business from the late matriarch, Eliza Butler, but Eliza's nephew is contesting the will. While China throws herself into helping Maddie, McQuaid's plan to stop the convict backfires. And now McQuaid's life is not the only one at stake--and this time may really be his last chance...
Praise for Susan Wittig Albert’s New York Times bestselling China Bayles Mysteries
“[Albert] consistently turns out some of the best-plotted mysteries on the market.”—Houston Chronicle
“Engrossing...China continues to appeal with her herbal information and savvy sleuthing.”—Booklist (starred review)
“[China Bayles is] such a joy...An instant friend.”—Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author
“One of the best-written and [most] well-plotted mysteries I’ve read in a long time.”—Los Angeles Times
“Albert’s dialogue and characterizations put her in a class with lady sleuths V. I. Warshawski and Stephanie Plum.”—Publishers Weekly