Honeysuckle Blue Revenge

Wrenn Grayson Mystery Book 4

Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth
416 Pages
Reviewed on 05/31/2020
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Author Biography

Connie Chappell is a bestselling author of both literary fiction and literary mystery. The author announces the release of her fourth book in the Wrenn Grayson Mystery Series. Honeysuckle Blue Revenge follows her other award-winning mysteries to the forefront in this incredibly popular genre. The other three titles are: Deadly Homecoming at Rosemont, Designs on Ivy’s Locket, and Lily White Lie. Designs on Ivy's Locket is the Silver Medalist in the Readers' Favorite 2018 International Book Awards Contest for Fiction-Mystery-General.

Chappell was honored to receive a commendation from the Ohio House of Representatives in 2019 for the publication of Lily White Lie. The mystery was described in the commendation as a “justifiable source of pride for the whole of the Springfield community.”

Her widely read novel, Wild Raspberries, received the 2016 Maxy Award for Best Literary Fiction and the Readers' Favorite Book Award for Women's Fiction. Proper Goodbye was released and immediately touted as the novel that “needs to be on all the lists of bests.” These deeply emotional family dramas have touched the hearts of readers all across the country.

Her novels are published by 4am Books and may be read in any order.

A lifelong resident of Springfield, Ohio, she devotes as much free time as possible to anything out-of-doors. Flowerbeds, golf, walking, and bicycle riding are particular favorites.

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    Book Review

Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite

Honeysuckle Blue Revenge is a work of fiction in the mystery and suspense sub-genres and was penned by author Connie Chappell. Written as the fourth novel in the Wrenn Grayson Mystery series, this new adventure sees Wrenn deeply embroiled in the intricacies, history, and deadly plotting of the Honeysuckle Blue Nursery after she is invited to write up its history. Dark tales spanning fifty years of the past weave into the dangerous modern-day plot, and when Wrenn discovers a gravestone with her own name on it, a fearful race against time develops as she struggles to find out who’s behind the plot before it claims her.

Author Connie Chappell has crafted an excellent and highly engrossing mystery novel that hits all the right targets for cozy readers to enjoy. I loved the setting amongst the nursery and the plants, which leaves plenty of room for poison and intrigue both in the past and present of the tale. The narrative style is smooth and clear to give readers all the information they need to try to solve the mystery alongside Wrenn Grayson, and the development of the leading lady herself portrays her as an affable and capable investigator. What results is a well-paced and very well written mystery that is accessible for one and all to follow, guess at, and enjoy. Overall, I would highly recommend Honeysuckle Blue Revenge to readers seeking a new cozy mystery with plenty of surprises and a thrilling race to its conclusion.