By Laura Childs
Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning is eventually invited to a social occasion that she does not need to cater-but difficulty is brewing on the engagement soiree of the season...
Read or Download Shades of Earl Grey PDF
Similar women sleuths books
The Corpse Is within the Mail Den of Antiquity proprietress Abigail Timberlake's Halloween dress occasion is a roaring success—until an unforeseen fireplace sends the panicked visitors fleeing from Abby's emporium. One exiting reveler she is just too chuffed to work out the again of is Tweetie "Little Bo Peep" Timberlake—unfaithful spouse of Abby's faithless ex, Buford.
First the LINK-an interactive, implanted computer-transformed society. Then got here the angels-cybernetic manifestations that claimed to be operating God's will. .. yet former cop Deidre McMannus has had her hyperlink implant removed-for a criminal offense she did not dedicate. and he or she hasn't ever believed within the angels. All that might switch whilst a guy named Michael appears to be like at her door.
While a guy is poisoned by means of tea, Theo is the leading suspect. Now she has to turn out her innocence and song down the genuine killer-before another individual takes their final sip. simply the suitable mix of comfortable enjoyable and smart plotting.
Because of her fresh adventures in loss of life for Chocolate, Goldy undergo, the most appropriate caterer of Aspen Meadow, Colorado, isn't any stranger to violence--or unexpected death. But while she concurs to cater the 1st collage Advisory Dinner for Seniors and fogeys on the specific Elk Park Preparatory institution, the very last thing she expects to discover on the finish of the night is the battered physique of the college valedictorian.
Extra info for Shades of Earl Grey
She wouldn’t leave him, wouldn’t even take a sedative when one of the doctors offered it. ” asked Drayton. “Yes,” said Delaine. “Cooper Hobcaw called and spoke with them first. He’s not as . . close . . to this tragedy as we are, so he was able to maintain a certain calm and deco rum. ” Delaine fumbled in her purse for a handkerchief, unfurled it, blew her nose loudly. “We’re all just so sad. Camille is planning to ac 30 Laura Childs company Captain Buchanan’s body back to Savannah later today.
Yes, I think so . ” rasped Timothy, “. . just let me catch my . ” Theodosia whirled about and threw herself down next to Jory Davis. He had once again taken up his position next to the fallen security guard and had bunched up his jacket and put it under the poor man’s head. A woman whom Theodosia recognized as Dr. Lucy Cornwall, Earl Grey’s veterinarian, was administering CPR to the downed secu rity guard, while Jory Davis continued to monitor the man’s pulse. “There’s something wrong with Timothy,” Theodosia told them in a rush.
She wiggled her fingers, gesturing for Haley to come in. “Delaine’s here,” Haley told her. ” asked Theodosia. “Sniffly. Subdued,” said Haley. ” “You’re a real trooper for coming in,” Theodosia told her. ” “That’s okay,” said Haley. “I feel better now. ” Haley shook her head as if to clear it. “Strangely enough, Delaine is dressed to the nines. Anyone else would have thrown on a pair of jeans and a sweatshirt. ” “She probably just came from her store,” said Theo dosia. ” Delaine’s store, Cotton Duck, was just down the block from Theodosia’s tea shop.