Plum Tea Crazy (A Tea Shop Mystery #19) (Hardcover)
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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. 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. 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.
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About the Author
Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, Scrapbooking Mysteries, and Cackleberry Club Mysteries. In her previous life she was CEO of her own marketing firm, authored several screenplays, and produced a reality TV show.
Praise for Plum Tea Crazy
“Familiar, well-drawn characters, the lovingly described Charleston setting, details about tea and running a tea shop, and a final plot twist make this cozy a nice addition to the long-running series. Certain to appeal to readers who enjoy southern settings, tea, and strong women protagonists.”
"Childs serves dedicated cup-of-tea-and-a-cozy readers exactly what they long for."—Publishers Weekly
Praise for the New York Times bestselling Tea Shop mysteries
"Murder suits [Laura Childs] to a Tea."--St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
"Tea lovers, mystery lovers, [this] is for you. Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting."--Susan Wittig Albert, New York Times bestselling author
"A love letter to Charleston, tea, and fine living."--Kirkus Reviews