It’s scones and scandal for Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning in this Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. Normally Theodosia wouldn’t attend a black-tie affair for all the tea in China. But she can hardly say no to her handsome boyfriend, Max, who directs public relations for the Gibbes Museum in Charleston. Max has organized an amazing gala opening for an exhibit of a genuine eighteenth-century Chinese teahouse, and the crème de la crème of Charleston society is invited.
Max even rented a photo booth to give guests a memory of the occasion. But Theodosia makes a grim discovery behind the booth’s curtains: the body of museum donor Edgar Webster. When Max becomes a suspect, it’s up to Theodosia to examine the life of the fallen philanthropist and find out who really wanted him to pay up…
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS!
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. She is married to Dr. Bob, a professor of Chinese art history, enjoys travel, and has two Shar-Peis.
Praise for Steeped in Evil “Perfectly steeped teas, tasty treats, and deadly deeds make the latest Tea Shop Mystery a real page-turner. This sophisticated mystery is well-crafted, cleverly plotted, and proves to be one of the strongest installments in the series. Several twists move the story along nicely before culminating in a full-out foot race through Charleston’s cobblestone streets.”—RT Book Reviews
“Ms. Childs has a distinctive style and pens books that leap to life out of the pages. Her writing provides a feast for the senses—sights, sounds, smells.”—Open Book Society