Shady Acres
Books in series6
UNABRIDGED
(3.9 based on 38 ratings)
  • 1
    Beware the Orchids: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 1 | Cynthia Hickey

    Beware the Orchids: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (18)
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    (16)
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    (16)

    Ditched at the altar, Shelby Jenkins tosses down her bouquet, quits her job, and accepts a position as gardener and event coordinator at an upscale retirement community. Her first day on the job results with a dead body in the greenhouse under the orchids and with her as the prime suspect! Toss in a handsome handyman, quirky characters, and a flirtatious grandma and the fun never stops.

    humorous

    This was an enjoyable listen. The story isn't very complex and the characters aren't well developed, but it is humorous and light-hearted. Great if yo..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 25 2016 by Jillian ()
  • 2
    Path to Nowhere: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 2 | Cynthia Hickey

    Path to Nowhere: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (5)
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    (5)

    Shelby Hart and her quirky family members and friends are at it again! This time, no one in Shady Acres is what he seems. The seamy side of the community is revealed when a seemingly good girl's dirty lifestyle is revealed and someone kills her for her secrets. Wanting justice for a woman no one deems worthy of spending too much time investigating her death, Shelby takes matters into her own hands.

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  • 3
    Poison Foliage: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 3 | Cynthia Hickey

    Poison Foliage: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (4)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    When poisonous foliage begins appearing in Shelby Hart's garden, and a resident of Shady Acres winds up dead, she sets off to clear her reputation as a gardener. Hard to do with a broken foot, a meddling office manager, and a head chef who is as crusty as week-old bread. To top things off, a handsome new detective comes on scene more determined than the others to keep Shelby from sticking her nose where it doesn't belong.

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  • 4
    Poinsettia Madness: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 4 | Cynthia Hickey

    Poinsettia Madness: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Right before Christmas, Shelby Hart is visited by the man who ditched her at the altar. It seems he wants the expensive gifts he'd given her to give to his new fiancé. Unfortunately for him, Shelby sold them. When the man shows up dead in a bed of poinsettias, Shelby is thrust reluctantly into a group of women who call themselves the Second Mistress Club. Convinced that one of them killed the philandering man, Shelby sets out to find a killer and gets a Christmas surprise.

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  • 5
    Deadly Greenhouse Gases: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 5 | Cynthia Hickey

    Deadly Greenhouse Gases: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (2)
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    (2)
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    (2)

    Trouble just won't leave Shelby Hart alone. She's in her greenhouse, minding her own business, when the next thing she knows she's lying on the ground looking up. Someone tried to poison her. Right after she vowed not to snoop into murders anymore. But this killer isn't like the others. This one is a friend with a dark past. A past interwoven with the death of Shelby's father five years ago. Come along as Shelby and her quirky group of friends and relatives work to outrace a killer and find justice.

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  • 6
    Vine Entrapment: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 6 | Cynthia Hickey

    Vine Entrapment: A Shady Acres Mystery, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Cynthia Hickey
    • Narrated By Laurie Lane
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
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    (2)

    Shelby Hart is ready to try getting married again. To a man who won't leave her at the altar. The only problem is...there's been another murder and newly licensed Shelby is hired to use her private investigating skills to clear her mother's name. As payment, her grandmother vows a gift that Shelby cannot receive.

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