yThe Bad Seed : A Subtly Sinister Tale Told with Humour and GraceMaurilia Meehan,
Wigan:BeWrite Books,2005Z12195402005single work novel mystery 'Her young daughter has disappeared, sparking a massive murder hunt, and now her husband has gone walkabout in the bush with no plans to return. Nothing is coming up roses for small-time gardening correspondent Agatha. So she plants the seeds of a new life in an isolated village...in the dilapidated former home of a renowned witch. A strange new lover and mysterious visitors from half a world away will not allow Agatha's own ghosts to rest...and her garden produces dark honey and poison as Maurilia Meehan's tale builds to a chilling climax.' Back cover.