A Scone to Die for
by H.Y. Hanna
As an avowed Anglophile, the Oxford Tearoom mystery series is as irresistible as one of the delectable scones sold at Gemma’s Little Stables Tearoom.
~Melissa’s Mochas, Mysteries and Meows
The author has written the story so well that you feel like you are right there in the midst of the tearoom. Tea, scones, that are so mouthwatering and murder, what more could you ask for(?)
~Shelley’s Book Case
An adorable cover, a clever title, a great story and a recipe for Traditional English Scones…oh yum!
~Cinnamon and Sugar and A Little Bit of Murder
This is my first cozy mystery by this author and I really enjoyed it. I am a huge fan of the ones set in England and having this one set close to Oxford and in a Tearoom was a lot of fun.
~Books, Movies, Reviews. Oh my!
The story is very well-written and nicely paced. The plot kept me guessing as to the killer until the very end. I enjoyed every minute spent reading it.
An amazing British Cozy Mystery.
Moving at a steady pace, the clues are organically inserted into the narrative giving the story a smooth, entertaining flow.
I like my cozies to be light hearted and this one was just that. And the cover is oh so very cute.
~A Chick Who Reads
If you are unfamiliar with English culture and terminology, this is definitely the book for you. Hanna does a great job of explaining terminology and English culture. There’s even a glossary at the back of the book to give you a helping hand.
This was a delightful cozy that took me on a trip across the pond…I think it was a strong start to a series.
I absolutely love this new series! A Scone to Die For is an intelligent and fun mystery with laugh out loud moments.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
(Oxford Tearoom Mysteries ~ Book 1)
Genre – Cozy Mystery
• Number of Pages: 360
Not up on Amazon or B&N until January 18, 2016
When an American tourist is murdered with a scone in Gemma Rose’s quaint Oxfordshire tearoom, she suddenly finds herself apron-deep in a mystery involving long-buried secrets from Oxford’s past.
Armed with her insider knowledge of the University and with the help of four nosy old ladies from the village (not to mention a cheeky little tabby cat named Muesli), Gemma sets out to solve the mystery—all while dealing with her matchmaking mother and the return of her old college love, Devlin O’Connor, now a dashing CID detective.
But with the body count rising and her business going bust, can Gemma find the killer before things turn to custard?
*Traditional English scone recipe included!
About the Author
H.Y. Hanna is an award-winning mystery and suspense author, who also writes sweet romance and children’s fiction. After graduating from Oxford University with a BA in Biological Sciences and a MSt in Social Anthropology, Hsin-Yi tried her hand at a variety of jobs, before returning to her first love: writing. She worked as a freelance journalist for several years, with articles and short stories published in the UK, Australia and NZ, and has won awards for her novels, poetry, short stories and journalism. A globe-trotter all her life, Hsin-Yi has lived in a variety of cultures, from Dubai to Auckland, London to New Jersey, but is now happily settled in Perth, Western Australia, with her husband and a rescue kitty named Muesli. You can learn more about her (and the real-life Muesli who inspired the cat character in the story) at: www.hyhanna.com.
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