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Death by Darjeeling (Tea Shop Mysteries)

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ISBN13: 9780425179451
ISBN10: 0425179451
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NOW IN ONE VOLUME—A DEADLY BLEND OF THE FIRST THREE TEA SHOP MYSTERIES FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR LAURA CHILDS

Charleston tea shop owner Theodosia Browning always seems to find herself steeped in mystery and murder.

Death by Darjeeling

Theo is serving tea for two hundred or so at the annual historic homes garden party when one guest is found dead clutching a teacup.

Gunpowder Green

While unveiling her newest flavor of tea at a yacht race, Theo hears the crack of an antique gun and a member of Charlestons elite falls dead.

Shades of Earl Grey

Theo attends the engagement soiree of the season where a wedding ring—a family heirloom from Marie Antoinettes crown—goes missing.

Includes a new foreword and 16 new recipes

Synopsis:

When a man is poisoned by tea, Theo is the prime suspect. Now she has to prove her innocence and track down the real killer-before someone else takes their last sip. Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting.

Synopsis:

The first in a new mystery series, "Death by Darjeeling" introduces Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop in Charleston. When Theodosia caters a tea for 200 at the annual historic homes garden party, she must track down the killer of an esteemed guest. Includes a recipe and tea-making tips.

About the Author

Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cackleberry Club, Tea Shop, and Scrapbooking mysteries. In her past life she was a Clio Award–winning advertising writer and CEO of her own marketing firm. She lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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Margie, July 30, 2009 (view all comments by Margie)
The premise of the story was good, but I felt the author got bogged down in describing every little detail. Usually I can fly through a book like this, but to me it just seemed to drag on and on and....
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rebekahgolden, June 3, 2009 (view all comments by rebekahgolden)
A fun and playful read with highly enjoyable characters, a beautiful landscape, and interesting tidbits thrown in for good measure. Good for a relaxing afternoon. My only quibble is when she made a side note about different things environmental terrorists are willing to do to protect the land. She cited the method of putting metal stakes in trees to sabotage logging efforts as one example. Metal stakes haven't been used for years (decades?) due to metal detectors. Porcelain is preferred.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780425179451
Author:
Childs, Laura
Publisher:
Berkley Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Caterers and catering
Subject:
Businesswomen
Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)
Subject:
Tearooms.
Subject:
Charleston
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Tea Shop Mysteries
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.72x4.20x.68 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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When a man is poisoned by tea, Theo is the prime suspect. Now she has to prove her innocence and track down the real killer-before someone else takes their last sip. Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting.

"Synopsis" by , The first in a new mystery series, "Death by Darjeeling" introduces Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop in Charleston. When Theodosia caters a tea for 200 at the annual historic homes garden party, she must track down the killer of an esteemed guest. Includes a recipe and tea-making tips.
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