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. Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart's Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. The thieves disappear almost as quickly as they arrived, leaving shattered glass, scattered gemstones, and a dead body in their wake.
Devonshire Scream Tea Shop Mysteries Book 17 #ad - 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. 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.
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Pekoe Most Poison A Tea Shop Mystery Book 18Berkley #ad - The distraught doreen soon engages Theo to pursue a discreet inquiry into who might have murdered her husband. 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.
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. Has his favorite orange pekoe tea been poisoned? Theo smells a rat. Includes recipes and tea time tips. 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.
Pekoe Most Poison A Tea Shop Mystery Book 18 #ad - . 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.
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16Berkley #ad - And to give them a memento of the occasion, there’s even a photo booth. But she can hardly say no to her hunky, Max, handsome boyfriend, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. The guests are serenaded by a Chinese violin as they sample an assortment of tempting bites. 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. But theodosia makes a grim discovery behind the booth’s curtains: the body of museum donor Edgar Webster.
Ming Tea Murder Tea Shop Mysteries Book 16 #ad - 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.
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15Berkley #ad - They say in vino veritas, but everyone at the winery seems to be lying through their teeth. 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.
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. It may look like the killer has her over a barrel, but cracking tough cases is vintage Theodosia Browning. 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.
Steeped in Evil Tea Shop Mysteries Book 15 #ad - But a sweet evening takes on a bitter aftertaste when a dead body is discovered in one of the wine barrels. The son of proprietor Jordan Knight has been murdered. Dissatisfied with the police investigation, Knight turns to Theo for help.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14Berkley #ad - 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. 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 bad omen? second, Delaine’s sister is late for the ceremony. But when the big day arrives, everything seems to be going wrong. One thing soon becomes apparent—revenge won’t be the only dish served cold at this wedding. And finally, the groom not only has cold feet—his whole body is cold. First, a massive storm is brewing over Charleston.
Sweet Tea Revenge Tea Shop Mysteries Book 14 #ad - And if theodosia doesn’t watch her step, a cold-blooded killer may have a rude reception in store for her….
Plum Tea Crazy A Tea Shop Mystery Book 19Berkley #ad - At the request of the mansion owner, Theodosia investigates the tragedy and is soon neck deep in suspects. 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.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13Berkley #ad - 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.
. The opening of the aquarium is a major charleston event, and Theodosia has been hired to cater tea, scones, and sandwiches for the private party to honor dignitaries and big buck donors. 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.
Agony of the Leaves Tea Shop Mysteries Book 13 #ad - 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.
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Broken Bone China A Tea Shop Mystery Book 20Berkley #ad - 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. The view aloft is not only stunning, they are also surrounded by a dozen other colorful hot-air balloons.
During the interview she learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. Was it the ceo's soon-to-be ex-wife, 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 is restoring an enormous mansion at no expense? The CEO's personal assistant, who turns out to be an employee—and whistle-blower—at SyncSoft?INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS! .
Broken Bone China A Tea Shop Mystery Book 20 #ad - But as the sky turns gray and the clouds start to boil up, a strange object zooms out of nowhere. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, killing all three of its passengers. Sirens scream, first responders arrive, and Theodosia is interviewed by the police.
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.
Shades of Earl Grey Tea Shop Mysteries Book 3Berkley #ad - But as they eagerly await the dazzling young couple’s arrival—the groom meets with a freak accident. 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.
Shades of Earl Grey Tea Shop Mysteries Book 3 #ad - 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… . Theodosia suspects that trouble is brewing. The exquisite wedding ring—a family heirloom from the crown of Marie Antoinette—is mysteriously missing.
Gunpowder Green Tea Shop Mysteries Book 2Berkley #ad - Theodosia has a hunch that his demise was no accident—and will go out of her way to prove it. 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! 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.
But when she hears the crack of an antique gun meant to end the race, a member of Charleston’s elite falls dead. Theodosia browning cannot wait to hear its praises as it is unveiled at the annual yacht race.
Death by Darjeeling Tea Shop Mysteries Book 1Berkley #ad - Patrons love her blend of delicious tea tastings and Southern hospitality. But the sweet smell of success turns to suspense when an esteemed guest is found dead—his hand clutching an empty teacup. First in the tea shop mystery series!when a man is poisoned by tea, Charleston shop owner Theodosia Browning must prove her innocence and track down the real killer.
Death by Darjeeling Tea Shop Mysteries Book 1 #ad - . Before someone else takes their last sip. Meet theodosia browning, owner of Charleston's beloved Indigo Tea Shop. Trouble is brewing, and all eyes are on Theo. And theo enjoys the full-bodied flavor of a town steeped in history—and mystery. It's tea for two hundred or so at the annual historical homes garden party.
Theodosia, as event caterer, is busy serving steaming teas and blackberry scones while guests sing her praises.