. At murder. 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. The distraught doreen soon engages Theo to pursue a discreet inquiry into who might have murdered her husband. Has his favorite orange pekoe tea been poisoned? Theo smells a rat.
Pekoe Most Poison A Tea Shop Mystery Book 18 #ad - Includes recipes and tea time tips. 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. 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.
Devonshire Scream Tea Shop Mysteries Book 17Berkley #ad - 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 thieves disappear almost as quickly as they arrived, leaving shattered glass, scattered gemstones, and a dead body in their wake. Although the last thing theo wants is to get involved, she can't help but intercede when her dear friend Brooke, aunt of the victim and owner of Heart's Desire, 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! Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart's Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop.
Devonshire Scream Tea Shop Mysteries Book 17 #ad - 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. 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.
Plum Tea Crazy A Tea Shop Mystery Book 19Berkley #ad - 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. At the request of the mansion owner, Theodosia investigates the tragedy and is soon neck deep in suspects. 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. 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.
Plum Tea Crazy A Tea Shop Mystery Book 19 #ad - Includes delicious recipes and tea time tips! .
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16Berkley #ad - 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. 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 she can hardly say no to her hunky, Max, handsome boyfriend, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. 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.
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16 #ad - The guests are serenaded by a Chinese violin as they sample an assortment of tempting bites. And to give them a memento of the occasion, there’s even a photo booth. 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!
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15Berkley #ad - 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. The son of proprietor Jordan Knight has been murdered.
Dissatisfied with the police investigation, Knight turns to Theo for help. It may look like the killer has her over a barrel, but cracking tough cases is vintage Theodosia Browning. She’s heard through the grapevine that there are both family and business problems at Knighthall. Sorting through the guest list as well as family and staff, Theo has her pick of suspects.
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15 #ad - They say in vino veritas, but everyone at the winery seems to be lying through their teeth. 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.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14Berkley #ad - One thing soon becomes apparent—revenge won’t be the only dish served cold at this wedding. First, a massive storm is brewing over Charleston. 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.
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. And if theodosia doesn’t watch her step, a cold-blooded killer may have a rude reception in store for her…. A bad omen? second, Delaine’s sister is late for the ceremony.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14 #ad - And finally, the groom not only has cold feet—his whole body is cold. But when the big day arrives, everything seems to be going wrong.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13Berkley #ad - 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. Things are going swimmingly, only to discover the body of a man entangled in a net, until Theodosia escapes the party for a momentary rest, 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 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. 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.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13 #ad - . Includes delicious recipes and tea time tips! 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.
Broken Bone China A Tea Shop Mystery Book 20Berkley #ad - 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. Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. It is a drone, and it appears to be buzzing around the balloons, checking them out.
As theodosia and drayton watch, the drone, hovering like some angry, mechanized insect, deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them. Was it the ceo's soon-to-be ex-wife, who is restoring an enormous mansion at no expense? the ceo's personal assistant, who also functioned as curator of his prized collection of Americana? Two rival antiques' dealers known for dirty dealing? Or was the killer the fiancée of one of Theodosia's dear friends, who turns out to be an employee—and whistle-blower—at SyncSoft?INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS! .
The view aloft is not only stunning, they are also surrounded by a dozen other colorful hot-air balloons. But as the sky turns gray and the clouds start to boil up, a strange object zooms out of nowhere. 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.
Broken Bone China A Tea Shop Mystery Book 20 #ad - It is sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally. During the interview she learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, killing all three of its passengers.
Shades of Earl Grey Tea Shop Mysteries Book 3Berkley #ad - Indigo tea shop owner theodosia browning is finally invited to a social event that she doesn’t have to cater—but there’s more than champagne bubbling… Theo is mingling with the cream of Charleston society at the engagement soiree of the season. Theodosia suspects that trouble is brewing. But as they eagerly await the dazzling young couple’s arrival—the groom meets with a freak accident.
But when she goes to the authorities, they treat her like she’s been reading tea leaves—and that’s the surest way to put Theodosia’s kettle on the boil… . The exquisite wedding ring—a family heirloom from the crown of Marie Antoinette—is mysteriously missing.
Gunpowder Green Tea Shop Mysteries Book 2Berkley #ad - But if she doesn’t act fast, theo will find herself in hot water with some boiling-mad Charlestonians—and more than a little gun-chai…Includes a delicious recipe and tea-making tips! Theodosia has a hunch that his demise was no accident—and will go out of her way to prove it. Tea shop owner theodosia browning knows that something’s brewing in the high society of Charleston—something other than her newest tea… The Indigo Tea Shop, Charleston’s favorite spot of tea, has just come out with its latest flavor: Gunpowder Green.
Theodosia browning cannot wait to hear its praises as it is unveiled at the annual yacht race. But when she hears the crack of an antique gun meant to end the race, a member of Charleston’s elite falls dead.
Crepe Factor A Scrapbooking Mystery Book 14Berkley #ad - The winter market in the french quarter is in full swing, but murder isn’t taking a holiday in this festive mystery in the New York Times bestselling Scrapbooking series. The holidays are a busy time for scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand—but not so hectic that she doesn’t have time to enjoy browsing the booths at the Winter Market with her best friend, Ava.
An old flame of carmela’s, which does not please her current beau, Detective Edgar Babcock, Quigg asks for her help, to say the least. Before her relationship is the next victim, Carmela needs to find a murderer who had no reservations about punishing the culinary curmudgeon…“The plot is detailed with layers of mysteries.
Crepe Factor A Scrapbooking Mystery Book 14 #ad - . The rich descriptions and dialog bring this story to life. Open book societyscrapbooking tips iNCLUDED! . The last thing the ladies expect to see is a lurching man stabbed by a serving fork, dying in front of them. The victim is loathed restaurant critic Martin Lash, who posted his scathing reviews on the Glutton for Punishment website.
And the prime suspect is new orleans restaurateur Quigg Brevard—who was seen giving the critic a tongue-lashing minutes before someone stuck a fork in him.