American writer Nora Tierney is living at Ramsey Lodge in England's Lake District, anticipating two life-changing events: the publication of her first children's book and the birth of her first child. Choosing a name for her son and checking proof pages with her illustrator, Simon Ramsey, fill her days--until a morning stroll along Lake Windemere leads her to discover the corpse of the heir to Clarendon Hall. When Simon is implicated in the death, Nora dives headfirst into the murder investigation to discover the real killer. As the body count rises, Nora and her unborn child will face risks and perils she could never anticipate. The Green Remains follows The Blue Virgin in the Nora Tierney mystery series, an exciting mix of police procedural and cozy mystery.