by Laura Childs
Book 4 in the Tea Shop Mystery series (2003)
Publisher: Berkley Books
Trouble is brewing along with the tea in Laura Childs’s fourth Tea Shop Mystery, The English Breakfast Murder. Fans of cozies will snuggle right up to this charming southern mystery. As with other books in the series, it’s rich in diverting characters, mystifying happenings, and South Carolina atmosphere.and spiced with perilous pursuits, tea lore, worthy causes, and delectable recipes.
Theodosia Browning has just been helping to shepherd hundreds of tiny sea turtles safely into the sea when she spots a dead body bobbing in the waves. It turns out to be local art dealer Harper Fisk, a man with an eye for fine antiques.
It is a truly exhilarating experience for Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning-helping Charleston’s Sea Turtle Protection League shepherd hundreds of tiny green loggerheads safely into the sea. But just as she’s about to celebrate all her hard work, she spots a dead body bobbing in the waves. Now it’s up to Theo to get to the bottom of the murder before the culprit’s greed stirs him to kill again.