Rose Gardner Investigations
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 229 ratings)
  • 1
    Family Jewels: Rose Gardner Investigations, Book 1 | Denise Grover Swank

    Family Jewels: Rose Gardner Investigations, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Denise Grover Swank
    • Narrated By Shannon McManus
    Overall
    (167)
    Performance
    (150)
    Story
    (153)

    Trouble always comes to those who court it. Rose Gardner's ability to see glimpses of the future has gotten her into hot water time and again, but so have her curiosity and her sense of daring. Those very qualities helped her defeat the most powerful man in Arkansas - a man so adept at hiding his crimes there was no way to defeat him inside of the law - but her success came at a steep personal price. Now she's throwing herself into her landscaping business, trying to live a life that's as orderly as one of her gardens.

    Don't read if you must know back stories

    It's book 1 in the series, but apparently these characters have been in her earlier books. The story was good and entertaining, but I felt there were ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 06 2017 by Bookbell (Kansas)
  • 2
    For the Birds: Rose Gardner Investigations, Book Two | Denise Grover Swank

    For the Birds: Rose Gardner Investigations, Book Two

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Denise Grover Swank
    • Narrated By Shannon McManus
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (62)
    Performance
    (57)
    Story
    (57)

    Rose Gardner is trying to build a new normal. One that leaves the Fenton County crime world - including James "Skeeter" Malcolm, the current king - behind. Her best friend and roommate is a big part of that effort, but Neely Kate is busy building her own life anew. She disappeared for a few days, scaring the spit out of Rose - which is why Rose finds it impossible to deny her when she suggests they look for a missing parrot. Only this time Neely Kate isn't interested in the reward money - she's set them up to work with a cranky private investigator.

    The Best Yet!

    I love all these characters so much, and the story keeps getting better and better! This one felt more intense than all those that have come before, a..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 17 2017 by Kerri J. (Austin, TX USA)