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At the eve of the second one global conflict, the final surviving specimen of a camellia plant often called the Middlebury crimson lies secreted away on an English nation property. flowers, an novice American botanist, is reduced in size via a world ring of flower thieves to infiltrate the family and obtain the coveted bloom. Her seek is instantly brightened through new love and threatened by means of her discovery of a sequence of ghastly crimes.
More than part a century later, backyard dressmaker Addison takes up place of abode on the manor, now owned through the kinfolk of her husband, Rex. The couple’s shared ardour for mysteries is fueled through the mesmerizing camellia orchard and an outdated gardener’s laptop. but its pages trace at darkish acts ingeniously hid. If the risk that plants as soon as confronted continues to be a great deal alive, will Addison percentage her fate?
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