Blood Orange Brewing - Tea Shop, Bk 7 Author:Laura Childs Social darling Delaine Dish is throwing a lavish Candlelight Concert to raise funds to restore a run-down Victorian home-and Theodosia Browning is more than happy to help out with tea and tasty treats from the Indigo Tea Shop. — Unfortunately, the unveiling of Theo's opulent spread proves to be far from grand after retired CEO and beloved pol... more »itico Duke Wilkes falls to the floor with a jagged piece of metal protruding from his neck. When the Widow Wilkes begs Theo to apply her sleuthing skills, she can't refuse. But her investigation opens up a simmering pot of shady politics and personal payback, and Theo soon finds herself in a situation stickier than any jam she's ever served.« less
Time to give up on this series, sadly. It has all the elements of a great cozy series, but continues to disappoint with wooden characters and failure to take advantage of the few with more than one dimension. On the upside, there was a murder and it did get solved.