The New York Times bestselling author of Ming Tea Murder serves up heists, homicides, and herbal blendsin the latest in the Tea Shop mysteries. Catering a trunk show at Heart’s Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. After all, a slew of jewelers, museum curators, and private collectors will be there to sip some of Theo’s best blends. Unfortunately, the party is crashed by a gang of masked muggers who steal the precious gems on display, and then disappear almost as quickly as they arrived—leaving a dead body in their wake.
Theo gets involved in the case after her friend Brooke, aunt of the victim and owner of Heart’s Desire, begs for help in figuring out who committed the brutal burglary. Though the FBI believes this smash and grab is the work of an international gang of jewel thieves, Theo is convinced that the felon is someone much closer to home...
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS!
About the Author
Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, the Scrapbooking Mysteries, and the Cackleberry Club Mysteries. As Gerry Schmitt, she writes the Afton Tangler thrillers. 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.
Praise for Devonishire Scream “A shining gem in the long-running Tea Shop Mystery series.”—Open Book Society
“A charming cast of characters, a cultivated and genteel setting, plenty of tea and scones, a plausible slate of suspects, and an exciting climactic chase...Another enjoyable outing with Theodosia and friends.”—Publishers Weekly Praise for the New York Times bestselling Tea Shop mysteries “Brew yourself a nice pot of tea, and enjoy…It’s guaranteed to delight.”—Times Record News
“A love letter to Charleston, tea, and fine living.”—Kirkus Reviews
“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 of Bittersweet
“You’ll be starved by the end and ready to try out the recipes in the back of the book…Enjoy!”—The Charlotte (NC) Observer