Common or Garden Crime

Sheila Pim, Author Rue Morgue Press $14 (0p) ISBN 978-0-915230-36-5
Sheila Pim's crisp first book, Common or Garden Crime, originally published in 1945 and reprinted now in The Rue Morgue's vintage series, tells of murder by herbs in a Dublin protosuburb. When a neighbor is murdered with monkshood from Lucy Bex's garden, the upright, indomitable Bex undertakes to save the wrongfully accused.
Reviewed on: 02/01/2001
Release date: 02/01/2001
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