|| Move over, Jessica Fletcher and Miss Marple! Make room for another aging woman amateur sleuth—Carolyne Santire, plant-hunter extraordinaire! Carolyne's search for the next major botanical find takes her to Brazil in South America, where she encounters political machinations, mayhem, and...murder. The suspect list is long—fellow scientists, Brazilian land barons, prospectors, a cuckolded video director, a rock star—and, eventually, even her! During the shooting of an entertainment film in the Amazon jungle, amidst threats from a man-eating jaguar, cannibals, and a mysterious British kidnapper, Carolyne finds the prospect of ferreting out the real killer anything but a leisurely stroll in the park. Can she solve the mystery before the next murder occurs?A great "cozy" mystery read by a master storyteller.