Death by Darjeeling (Tea Shop Series #1)

Death by Darjeeling (Tea Shop Series #1)

by Laura Childs

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Overview

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...before someone else takes their last sip.

Meet Theodosia Browning, owner of Charleston's beloved Indigo Tea Shop. Patrons love her blend of delicious tea tastings and Southern hospitality. 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. But the sweet smell of success turns to suspense when an esteemed guest is found dead—his hand clutching an empty teacup. Trouble is brewing, and all eyes are on Theo....


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425179451
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2001
Series: Tea Shop Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 53,540
Product dimensions: 6.74(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, the New Orleans Scrapbooking Mysteries, and the Cackleberry Club Mysteries. In her previous life, she was CEO of her own marketing firm, authored several screenplays, and produced a reality TV show. She is married to Dr. Bob, a professor of Chinese art history; enjoys travel; and has two Shar-Peis.

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“Highly recommended” by the Ladies Tea Guild “Book of Choice” by the Red Hat Society
 
“Tea lovers, mystery lovers, [this] is for you. Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting.”—Susan Wittig Albert, bestselling author of Bloodroot
 
“It’s a delightful book!”—Tea: a magazine
 
“Murder suits [Laura Childs] to a Tea.”—St. Paul Pioneer Press
 
“If you devoured Nancy Drew and Trixie Belden, this new series is right up your alley.”—The Gazette, Goose Creek, SC
 
Death By Darjeeling is a good beginning to a new culinary series that will quickly become a favorite of readers who favor this genre. The cozy and inviting setting will quickly draw readers in and a likable cast of characters will have them eager to return.”—The Mystery Reader
 
“Gives the reader a sense of traveling through the streets and environs of the beautiful, historic city of Charleston.”—Lakeshore Weekly News, Wayzata, MN

 

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