Synopses & Reviews
NOW IN ONE VOLUMEA 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.
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 ringa family heirloom from Marie Antoinettes crowngoes missing.
Includes a new foreword and 16 new recipes
“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
“Its 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
Praise for New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs' Tea Shop Mysteries
"Murder suits Laura Childs to a Tea."--St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
"Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting."--Susan Wittig Albert, author of The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
"A love letter to Charleston, tea, and fine living."--Kirkus Reviews
"[A] delightful read."--Publishers Weekly
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.
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.
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.