Theodosia browning serves tea and solves crimes in Charleston, a city steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. It is sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally. Not only do the police suspect kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on.
Broken Bone China A Tea Shop Mystery Book 20 - Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. An enormous, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, fiery explosion erupts, killing all three of its passengers. Sirens scream, first responders arrive, and Theodosia is interviewed by the police. It is a drone, and it appears to be buzzing around the balloons, checking them out.
As theodosia and drayton watch, the drone, mechanized insect, hovering like some angry, deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them.
Plum Tea Crazy A Tea Shop Mystery Book 19Berkley - But a tragic accident becomes something much more sinister when it's discovered that the victim was first shot with a bolt from a crossbow. An almost ex-wife, a coworker, a real estate partner--all had motives for killing the luckless banker, but one resorted to murder to settle accounts. Includes delicious recipes and tea time tips!
Theodosia browning investigates a Charleston steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. While viewing the harbor's gaslights and galleons Parade from the widow's walk of Timothy Neville's Charleston mansion, local banker Carson Lanier seemingly tumbles over a narrow railing, then plunges three stories to his death.
Plum Tea Crazy A Tea Shop Mystery Book 19 - At the request of the mansion owner, Theodosia investigates the tragedy and is soon neck deep in suspects.
Devonshire Scream Tea Shop Mysteries Book 17Berkley - The thieves disappear almost as quickly as they arrived, scattered gemstones, leaving shattered glass, and a dead body in their wake. Although the last thing theo wants is to get involved, aunt of the victim and owner of Heart's Desire, she can't help but intercede when her dear friend Brooke, begs for help in figuring out who committed the brutal burglary.
But just as theo settles in to enjoy the fruits of her labor, the party is crashed by a gang of masked muggers who steal the precious gems and jewels on display. Includes recipes and tea time tips! Though the fbi believes this daring "smash and grab" is the work of an international gang of jewel thieves, Theo is convinced that the felon is someone much closer to home.
Devonshire Scream Tea Shop Mysteries Book 17 - . Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart's Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. After all, a slew of jewelers, museum curators, and private collectors will be there to showcase their wares and sip some of Theo's best blends. The new york times bestselling author of Ming Tea Murder serves up heists, homicides, and herbal blends in the latest in the Tea Shop mysteries.
Pekoe Most Poison A Tea Shop Mystery Book 18Berkley - But this party goes from odd to chaotic when a fire starts at one of the tables and Doreen’s entrepreneur husband suddenly goes into convulsions and drops dead. The distraught doreen soon engages Theo to pursue a discreet inquiry into who might have murdered her husband. As theo and her tea sommelier review the guest list for suspects, they soon find themselves drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse.
. In the latest tea shop mystery from new york times bestselling author Laura Childs, Theodosia Browning attends a “Rat Tea, ” where the mice will play. At murder. When indigo tea shop owner theodosia browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston’s most prominent hostesses, to a “Rat Tea, ” she is understandably intrigued.
Pekoe Most Poison A Tea Shop Mystery Book 18 - As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing white gloves offer elegant finger sandwiches and fine teas, Theo learns these parties date back to early twentieth-century Charleston, where the cream of society would sponsor so-called rat teas to promote city rodent control and better public health. Has his favorite orange pekoe tea been poisoned? Theo smells a rat.
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Eggs on Ice A Cackleberry Club Mystery Book 8Berkley - He's not the most beloved man in town. Is it the disgruntled partner? the former secretary whom sharpe sexually harrassed? Or is it fellow owner of the Cackleberry Club, Toni's almost ex-husband, Junior? The women of the Cackleberry Club are determined to find the killer before he can add another victim to his Christmas list.
In fact, you'd have a dickens of a time finding someone who liked him. Suzanne, co-owner of the cackleberry club café, craft store and bookshop, Kindred's favorite combination diner, chases the murderer out of the building but loses him in the alley. Still it's a shock when the Ghost of Christmas Past stabs him during the first rehearsal.
Eggs on Ice A Cackleberry Club Mystery Book 8 - . The christmas season at the cackleberry Club café is marred by murder in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling series. Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of "A Christmas Carol" is just playing to type. As the days pass the list of suspects grows longer.
Glitter Bomb A Scrapbooking Mystery Book 15Berkley - Carmela's ex-husband shamus rides by the duo on his float at the head of the parade, when suddenly the revelry turns to disaster. Shamus' float crashes and explodes, and although Shamus escapes unhurt, a member of his krewe is killed. Carmela and ava plunge into an investigation of the krewe-member's death, but as they dig deeper it starts to look less like an accident and more like a murder.
. And shamus seems less like a victim, and more like a suspect. An exploding mardi gras float has got to be the strangest murder weapon scrappy sleuth Carmela Bertrand has ever encountered in this latest Scrapbooking Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author. It's mardi gras in new orleans and scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand is excited to be attending the Pluvius Parade along with her best friend Ava.
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16Berkley - Max has organized an amazing gala opening for an exhibit of a genuine eighteenth century Chinese teahouse, and the crème de la crème of Charleston society is invited. In the exotic garden staged in the museum’s rotunda, a Chinese dragon dances to the beat of drums as it weaves through the crowd. But theodosia makes a grim discovery behind the booth’s curtains: the body of museum donor Edgar Webster.
While theodosia prefers tea service over the service of justice, this case is difficult to ignore—especially after Max becomes a suspect. But she can hardly say no to her hunky, handsome boyfriend, Max, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. And to give them a memento of the occasion, there’s even a photo booth.
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16 - Now she must examine the life of the fallen philanthropist and find out who really wanted him to pay up…INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS! It’s scones and scandal for indigo tea shop owner theodosia Browning in the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Steeped in Evil…Normally Theodosia wouldn’t attend a black tie affair for all the tea in China.
The guests are serenaded by a Chinese violin as they sample an assortment of tempting bites.
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15Berkley - She’s heard through the grapevine that there are both family and business problems at Knighthall. The son of proprietor Jordan Knight has been murdered. Dissatisfied with the police investigation, Knight turns to Theo for help. They say in vino veritas, but everyone at the winery seems to be lying through their teeth.
. Sorting through the guest list as well as family and staff, Theo has her pick of suspects. In the newest mystery from the new york times bestselling author of Sweet Tea Revenge, Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is about to learn the true meaning of terroir…Theodosia Browning has never considered herself a wine connoisseur—tea has always been her forte.
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15 - But that doesn’t mean she’s going to pass up an invitation to a fancy wine-tasting party at the upscale Knighthall Winery, just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. But a sweet evening takes on a bitter aftertaste when a dead body is discovered in one of the wine barrels. It may look like the killer has her over a barrel, but cracking tough cases is vintage Theodosia Browning.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14Berkley - And if theodosia doesn’t watch her step, a cold-blooded killer may have a rude reception in store for her…. In the latest novel from the new york times bestselling author of agony of the leaves, never a bride, Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning may always be a bridesmaid, but this groom is never going to make it to the altar… Theodosia Browning’s dear friend Delaine Dish has asked her to be a bridesmaid for her wedding.
But when the big day arrives, everything seems to be going wrong. A murderer has crashed the wedding. As theodosia comforts a devastated Delaine, she needs to sort out the suspects on the groom’s side from the suspects on the bride’s side. First, a massive storm is brewing over Charleston. One thing soon becomes apparent—revenge won’t be the only dish served cold at this wedding.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14 - And finally, the groom not only has cold feet—his whole body is cold. A bad omen? second, Delaine’s sister is late for the ceremony.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13Berkley - Things are going swimmingly, until theodosia escapes the party for a momentary rest, only to discover the body of a man entangled in a net, drowned in one of the aquarium's state-of-the-art tanks. To make matters worse, the victim is Theodosia's former boyfriend Parker Scully. The local police aren't keen on hearing her theory-especially because of her ties to the victim-so Theodosia knows that if she wants Parker's killer brought to justice, she'll have to jump into the deep end and start her own investigation.
. Includes delicious recipes and tea time tips! The emts on the scene think parker's drowning was an accident, but when Theodosia notices what look like defense wounds on his hands, she realizes that someone wanted Parker dead. In the latest novel from the new york times bestselling author of Scones and Bones, Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning finds herself in hot water when a body surfaces at the grand opening of Charleston's Neptune Aquarium.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13 - . The opening of the aquarium is a major charleston event, scones, and Theodosia has been hired to cater tea, and sandwiches for the private party to honor dignitaries and big buck donors.
Lavender Blue Murder A Tea Shop Mystery Book 21Berkley - As theodosia investigates, fingers are pointed, secrets are uncovered, Reginald's daughter-in-law goes missing presumed drowned, and Meredith is determined to find answers via a séance. As the fire department screams in and the investigating sheriff returns, Meredith again pleads with Theodosia for help.
Tea-maven theodosia browning brews up trouble in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. Tea maven theodosia browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley are guests at a bird hunt styled in the precise manner of an English shooting party. All the while theodosia worries if she's made a mistake in inviting a prime suspect to her upscale Lavender Lady Tea.
Lavender Blue Murder A Tea Shop Mystery Book 21 - His wife, meredith, is beside herself with grief and begs Theodosia and Drayton to stay the night. Includes delicious recipes and tea time tips! To find smoke in her room and the house on fire. But theodosia awakens at 2:00A. M. Which means elevenses sloe gin fizzes, herringbone, and shooting costumes of tweed, the drawing of pegs, fine looking bird dogs, gun loaders, and suede.
But as gunshots explode like a riff of Black Cat firecrackers, another shot sounds too close for comfort to Theodosia and Drayton. Intrigued but worried, reginald Doyle, Theodosia wanders into the neighbor's lavender field where she discovers their host, bleeding to death.