Ths new mystery, featuring herbalist China Bayles, follows the heroine to a relaxing retreat at a convent in Texas--which becomes must less relaxing as time goes on. China and her friend, a former nun, discover that the Mother Superior has recently died, seemingly accidentally. But china soon makes a rueful realization--there's conflict in the convent and it's turning deadly.

Rueful Death 1997, Berkley Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780425159415

Mass-market paperback

Rueful Death 1996, Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780425154694