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Pekoe Most Poison

Pekoe Most Poison

(2017)
(Book 18 in the Tea Shop Mysteries series)
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In the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs, Theodosia Browning attends a "Rat Tea," where the mice will play...at murder.

When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston's most prominent hostesses, to a "Rat Tea," she is understandably intrigued. As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing white gloves offer elegant finger sandwiches and fine teas, Theo learns these parties date back to early twentieth-century Charleston, where the cream of society would sponsor so-called rat teas to promote city rodent control and better public health.

But this party goes from odd to chaotic when a fire starts at one of the tables and Doreen's entrepreneur husband suddenly goes into convulsions and drops dead. Has his favorite orange pekoe tea been poisoned? Theo smells a rat.

The distraught Doreen soon engages Theo to pursue a discreet inquiry into who might have murdered her husband. As Theo and her tea sommelier review the guest list for suspects, they soon find themselves drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse...

INCLUDES RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS

From the Hardcover edition.

Genre: Cozy Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

March 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: Pekoe Most Poison (A Tea Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Laura Childs
ISBN: 1-4104-9746-1 / 978-1-4104-9746-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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March 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: Pekoe Most Poison (A Tea Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Laura Childs
ISBN: 0-425-28168-X / 978-0-425-28168-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Pekoe Most Poison (A Tea Shop Mystery)
Author(s): Laura Childs
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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