Steeped in Evil (Hardcover)
Berkley Prime Crime, 9780425252956, 303pp.
Publication Date: March 4, 2014
Theodosia Browning has never considered herself a wine connoisseur--tea has always been her forte. But that doesn't mean she's going to pass up an invitation to a fancy wine-tasting party at the upscale Knighthall Winery, just outside of Charleston, South Carolina.
But a sweet evening takes on a bitter aftertaste when a dead body is discovered in one of the wine barrels. The son of proprietor Jordan Knight has been murdered.
Dissatisfied with the police investigation, Knight turns to Theo for help. She's heard through the grapevine that there are both family and business problems at Knighthall. They say in vino veritas, but everyone at the winery seems to be lying through their teeth. Sorting through the guest list as well as family and staff, Theo has her pick of suspects. It may look like the killer has her over a barrel, but cracking tough cases is vintage Theodosia Browning.
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Praise For Steeped in Evil…
PRAISE FOR THE BESTSELLING TEA SHOP MYSTERY NOVELS
“Tea lovers, mystery lovers, [this] is for you. Just the right blend of cozy fun and clever plotting.”—Susan Wittig Albert, national bestselling author of Death Come Quickly
“Murder suits [Laura Childs] to a Tea.”—St. Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
“Brew yourself a nice pot of tea, and enjoy…It’s guaranteed to delight.” —Times Record News
“A love letter to Charleston, tea, and fine living.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Laura Childs has struck gold.”—Romantic Homes
“Kept me hooked from opening page to ending.”—Central Oregonian
“Childs has a great eye for local color…[A] delightful read.”—Publishers Weekly