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becke_davis
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Looking for romances with flowers/gardens as part of the theme

I recently blogged about romance in the garden and my editor liked it enough to ask for more. I'm looking for books -- romance, romantic suspense, women's fiction, etc. -- that feature garden-related themes, flower shop/garden center settings, heroes and/or heroines who work with plants. Help! I know there are lots of them, but I'm having trouble thinking of them all.

 


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It's been said that "flowers are love's truest language," but it's equally true, as another scribe wrote, that "ifit were not for the sex life of plants, we would have no sex life of our own."

 

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Melanie_Murray
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Re: Looking for romances with flowers/gardens as part of the theme

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Off the top of my head, there's this mystery:

Forcing Amaryllis

  

 

 

And God help me because I can't think of the name or author right now, but there's a chick lit about a woman in Baltimore who runs a flower shop...It probably came out several years ago...I'll try to remember!

 

And of course there's Sherryl Woods:

Flowers on Main. And Nora's book this month,

Bed of Roses (Nora Roberts' Bride Quartet Series #2). I've never read these, but they must be about flowers!

Rose

  

Lily

  

Violet

 

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1AnneB
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Re: Looking for romances with flowers/gardens as part of the theme

Hi Becke - AnneB here - The first ones that pop into my mind are The Garden Trilogy by Nora Roberts

 

Blue Dahlia (In the Garden Trilogy Series #1) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Rose (In the Garden Trilogy Series #2) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Lily (In the Garden Trilogy Series #3) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's odd that I was thinking about these 3 books today - at the time I read them, I really liked them. I'll probably think of more later...

 

Anne

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Melanie_Murray
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Re: Looking for romances with flowers/gardens as part of the theme

It took my brain a few minutes, but I finally remembered the book I mentioned before. It's by author Libby Malin:

 

 

Loves Me, Loves Me Not

 

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becke_davis
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Re: Looking for romances with flowers/gardens as part of the theme

These are the ones I've featured so far. You've given me some new ones -- keep 'em coming!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And I will be featuring the first book in Madeline Hunter's new series when it comes out:

 

Ravishing in Red by Madeline Hunter: Book Cover