The Tale of Hill Top Farm

The Tale of Hill Top Farm

The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter

eBook - 2004
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After purchasing a farm in the beautiful Lake District of England, Beatrix Potter attempts to make friends among her fellow villagers, while her animal companions find themselves caught up in solving a baffling mystery.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781436277259
1436277256
9781436272360
143627236X
9781440623370
Characteristics: 286 p. ; 22 cm

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Dec 07, 2010

The village of Near Sawrey is like many English villages?seemingly sleepy, but ready to jump to life at the slightest hint of scandal. When a resident dies unexpectedly, the rumor mill kicks into high gear. Into this frenzy of speculation comes Miss Beatrix Potter. It?s 1905, and the author is beginning to make a name for herself with her tales of Peter Rabbit and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. But she?s chafing under the protection of her snobbish parents and mourning the death of her fiancé. Seeking solace, Beatrix arrives in Near Sawrey (pet rabbits in tow) as the new owner of Hill Top Farm. Locals add her to their mix of gossip but Beatrix fits in quickly, especially when her quick eye and growing self confidence land her smack in the middle of a puzzle involving a trio of important missing items. It?s a cozy little mystery made even sweeter by the addition of village animals, who have as much to say as their human counterparts do. Author Susan Wittig Albert includes a biography that is sure to make readers as keen to explore the real life of Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) as they will be to solve mysteries with her.

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