About Blow Up the Roses

How much pain, horror and anguish can one cul d’sac endure?

Why is so much murder, mystery and sexual brutality condensed among the few duplex homes built so close together on the Elm Street cul d’sac?

The answers lie within the language of flowers; and the language of flowers can be brutally frank.

Of course, if you speak it, it can also save your life.

Reviews for Blow Up the Roses

Speaking plainly, I rather enjoyed reading this book. The author presented the story with care for the reader. Though the content was disturbing, it did not linger on the horrific acts , but instead gave us a page-turning suspense novel. I always have a problem with suspense novels that linger on acts that that takes the reader to places they should not be. I also enjoyed the twists and turns as the story unfolded more. It was unpredictable and showed the need for not dismissing the little things about what we encounter on a daily basis. My compliments to the [...]

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My Synopsis: Blow up the Roses is about a small cul de sac in Kansas City, in which horrible things have happened, and continue to happen. Betty Keene’s husband has disappeared – just the latest in her life of tragedy. First her youngest daughter disappeared and was discovered dead the next year; then her son was killed in a car accident. Now her remaining daughter has severed ties – at least temporarily – after discovering through hypnotic regression that she was molested by her father as a child.

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