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WELCOME TO BEANPOLE BOOKS

home of Shropshire writer and designer Karen Lowe
Find out more about my Shropshire murder mysteries and tales from Shropshire folklore.
Visit my blog, www.karenlowe.co.uk to share some of my craft ideas and inspiration, and for free templates to download for crafts, quilting and applique projects.

Motif for Murder OUT NOW the second novel in the Quilt Detective series, Motif for Murder, a murder mystery with ten templates, is now on sale as an ebook for Kindle and Nook, and in paperback from Amazon. More information on the Books page .


A Patchwork of Poison


A PATCHWORK OF POISON

The first novel in Quilt Detective series, A Patchwork of Poison, is available as an ebook or paperback on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com, as well as Kobo. For details please visit the Books page .
The story combines patchwork with a genealogy mystery. Subtitled 'a mystery in forty motifs', it includes 40 templates for cutting by hand or for the Cameo and Craft Robo electronic cutters. I have put some of the templates on my blog www.KarenLowe.co.uk
Death in the Winter Garden

DEATH IN THE WINTER GARDEN
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarter Finalist 2011

" so well written! ... the characters are all engaging " Amazon ABNA Expert Reviewer
" I loved everything about this excerpt, from the setting to the sense of loss, and then to the characters... a wonderful sense of familiarity " Amazon ABNA Expert Reviewer
" an interesting read. The plot is quite complex " Amazon.co.uk 5 Star Review
" Another beautiful mystery " Amazon.com 4 Star Review

Sequel to Death in the Physic Garden following the career of garden designer Fern Green, who discovers the body of a newborn child buried in the garden she is restoring.
On sale at Amazon as an ebook, and from Kobo for Nook ebooks. Paperback on sale here in the Bookshop

Death in the Physic Garden

DEATH IN THE PHYSIC GARDEN

"well written with a complex plot and some interesting characters " Amazon.co.uk 5 Star Review
"Excellent writing. Good storytelling " Amazon.com 4 Star Review
"Perfect for the gardener " Amazon.com 4 Star Review

The book introduces garden designer Fern Green who is setting up her new business in South Shropshire, only to find the body of her first client murdered in his physic garden.
On sale as an ebook from Amazon, and from Kobo for Nook. Paperback on sale here in the Bookshop .

Witches and Warriors

WITCHES & WARRIORS

Legends from the Shropshire marches, retold by Karen Lowe and illustrated by Robin Lawrie. On sale here in the Bookshop .
fairy card

STUDIO and GSD TEMPLATES

Visit the Templates page for my template collections in GSD and Studio format. The Fairy Numbers collection has birthday number shaped cards from 2 to 7, and fairies to cut out for decoration. The fairies also make unusual Christmas tree decorations, glittered and strung with silver thread. The summer words and images templates are ideal for your Summer Scrapbook pages. The Runner Beans collection has ideas for sports related cards, tags and welded words including golf, cricket, football, and iceskating.



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