Lemon Curd Killer (A Tea Shop Mystery)
by Laura Childs
Lemon Curd Killer is an excellent and challenging cozy mystery that is a find for tea drinkers. 5 stars!
~DIANE REVIEWS BOOKS
Lemon Curd Killer is a tangy treat with a fatal fashion show, a distraught daughter, scrumptious scones, tasty tea, a dapper Drayton, a worried detective, diaphanous fashions, and an inquisitive Theo.
~The Avid Reader
I highly recommend Lemon Curd Killer to not only loyal fans of the series, but also those of you who are new to the series! It’s got fun characters, a fabulous setting, a mysterious murder, and lots of delicious sounding food!
~Christy’s Cozy Corners
If you love fashion, food, and a fast-paced mystery, LEMON CURD KILLER is a fantastic read. With a focus on fashion LEMON CURD KILLER is a mystery both tart and sweet.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
I so look forward to new books in this series! Creates quite an enjoyable read as it all plays out keeping you guessing as each new clue is discovered. A great choice for cozy fans.
~Books A Plenty Book Reviews
Lemon Curd Killer is a superb addition to this series. Remarkable characters and a masterful mystery, set in beautiful places all come together to make this book A Perfect Escape.
~Escape with Dollycas into a Good Book
I am giving five stars to Lemon Curd Killer by Laura Childs. I also highly recommend having tea, let it be iced or hot tea, next to you, and some yummy treats to keep you good while reading so that you don’t have to leave the world of Theodosia…
~Baroness’ Book Trove
I recommend Lemon Curd Killer and the Tea Shop Mystery series, for fans of cozy mysteries, and especially for anyone who has an interest in Charleston, tea, or wonderful foodie details.
~View from the Birdhouse
About Lemon Curd Killer
Lemon Curd Killer (A Tea Shop Mystery)
25th in Series
Setting – South Carolina
Berkley (March 7, 2023)
Hardcover : 320 pages
ISBN-10 : 0593200926
ISBN-13 : 978-0593200926
Digital ASIN : B0B3HQFB3N
High tea and high fashion turn deadly in this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series.
Tea shop entrepreneur Theodosia Browning has been tapped to host a fancy Limón Tea in a genuine lemon orchard as a rousing kickoff to Charleston Fashion Week. But as fairy lights twinkle and the scent of lemon wafts among the tea tables, the deadly murder of a fashion designer puts the squeeze on things.
As the lemon curd begins to sour, the murdered woman’s daughter begs Theodosia to help find the killer. Tea events and fashion shows must go on, however, which puts Theodosia and her tea sommelier, Drayton Conneley, right in the thick of squabbling business partners, crazed clothing designers, irate film producers, drug deals, and a disastrous Tea Trolley Tour.
INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS!
About Laura Childs
Laura Childs is the New York Times bestselling author of the Tea Shop Mysteries, Scrapbook Mysteries, and Cackleberry Club Mysteries. In her previous life she was CEO/Creative Director of her own marketing firm and authored several screenplays. She is married to a professor of Chinese art history, loves to travel, rides horses, enjoys fundraising for various non-profits, and has two Chinese Shar-Pei dogs.
Laura specializes in cozy mysteries that have the pace of a thriller (a thrillzy!) Her three series are:
The Tea Shop Mysteries – set in the historic district of Charleston and featuring Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop. Theodosia is a savvy entrepreneur, and pet mom to service dog Earl Grey. She’s also an intelligent, focused amateur sleuth who doesn’t rely on coincidences or inept police work to solve crimes. This charming series is highly atmospheric and rife with the history and mystery that is Charleston.
The Scrapbooking Mysteries – a slightly edgier series that take place in New Orleans. The main character, Carmela, owns Memory Mine scrapbooking shop in the French Quarter and is forever getting into trouble with her friend, Ava, who owns the Juju Voodoo shop. New Orleans’ spooky above-ground cemeteries, jazz clubs, bayous, and Mardi Gras madness make their presence known here!
The Cackleberry Club Mysteries – set in Kindred, a fictional town in the Midwest. In a rehabbed Spur station, Suzanne, Toni, and Petra, three semi-desperate, forty-plus women have launched the Cackleberry Club. Eggs are the morning specialty here and this cozy cafe even offers a book nook and yarn shop. Business is good but murder could lead to the cafe’s undoing! This series offers recipes, knitting, cake decorating, and a dash of spirituality.
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