Aug 152015

ming tea murder spotlight
Ming Tea Murder
(Tea Shop Mysteries)

Cozy Mystery
16th in Series
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group (May 5, 2015)
Published by The Penguin Group
Hardcover: 336 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0425281642
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It’s scones and scandal for Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning in the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Steeped in Evil…

Normally Theodosia wouldn’t attend a black tie affair for all the tea in China. But she can hardly say no to her hunky, 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.

In the exotic garden staged in the museum’s rotunda, a Chinese dragon dances to the beat of drums as it weaves through the crowd. The guests are serenaded by a Chinese violin as they sample an assortment of tempting bites. And to give them a memento of the occasion, there’s even a photo booth. But Theodosia makes a grim discovery behind the booth’s curtains: the body of museum donor Edgar Webster.

While Theodosia prefers tea service over the service of justice, this case is difficult to ignore—especially after Max becomes a suspect. Now she must examine the life of the fallen philanthropist and find out who really wanted him to pay up…


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  19 Responses to “Spotlight/Giveaway – Ming Tea Murder by Laura Childs”

  1. I love your blog reviews. This is a great series. I’ve renewed my passion with unique tea blends, infusers, tea cups, and tea pots. Great read!

  2. This was a great book! I read it from the library though so I would love to have a copy. I’ve read every one in this series.

  3. One of my favorite authors, thanks for the chance 🙂

  4. I like ceylon tea the most, can drink cold or hot.

  5. I like tea but I don’t drink it often. The book sounds very good!

  6. Laura is one of my favorite cozy authors. Thank you for sharing

  7. This looks like a great read, thanks for the Giveaway.

  8. Lapsang Souchong for me for a special tea.

  9. I love your reviews , they help me decide if I want to try a new series or not .

  10. I’m a tea addict! LOL I love English Breakfast any time of the day or night and I love fresh brewed unsweetened iced tea for something cold. My dentist loves me as I go often to get my teeth whitened and polished. LOL

  11. I drink tea every night. Sounds like a great read.

  12. I like iced tea in the summer and a good strong black tea in the winter.

  13. I encourage everyone to read Laura Child’s tea shop series! Great characters and you really learn about teas not to mention pastries. I’ve read this book and recommend it highly!

  14. What a great thing it would be to own a tea shop. I love Chai tea, especially vanilla Chai. But the thing is when I drink tea I always like something sweet to go with it.

  15. I love Laura Childs’ Tea Shop Mysteries and enjoy drinking tea, especially orange spice tea. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  16. Yes, I do drink tea! Both hot and cold! I have actually tried several new flavors based on ideas from this series. I’ve often given one of the books with the correct flavor tea as a gift, too!

  17. I’m not a tea drinker but love a good cozy mystery particularly by Laura Childs. This recent installment sounds just a good as the others. Thanks for the intro and review Lori!

  18. I love both hot and iced tea. I also enjoy reading Laura Child’s’ books.

  19. I’m ready for tea. Love your books, Laura. Judy D.

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