Pekoe Most Poison, by Laura Childs, was published on March 7th.
Anyone who loves tea and travel to Charleston, S.C. will enjoy reading
the Tea Shop Mystery series.
"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 intrigues. Servers
are dressed in rodent costumes and wear white gloves. Theo learns these parties date back to twentieth-century Charleston, where the cream of society would sponsor
so-called rat teas to promote city rodent control and better public health."
"The party goes suddenly takes a chaotic turn when Doreen's husband suddenly goes into
convulsions and drops dead.
Was he poisoned by his favorite Orange Pekoe Tea, as Theo suspects
Theo agrees to help Doreen find out who murdered him, and in the process,
Theo and Drayton are drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse."
Recipes, tea time tips, and tea resources are included in all the Tea Shop Mystery Series books.
This is a great book to read on spring break or at home with a nice cuppa.
Thank you Laura for the advance copy of this cozy mystery.