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Trading favors, battling wills, and winning love


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Bound by love. . .torn apart by secrets.


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Will a blackout change everything for these unlikely lovers?


Broken Bone China by Laura Childs

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Also by Laura Childs:

Lavender Blue Murder, March 2020
Hardcover
Broken Bone China, February 2020
Mass Market Paperback
Eggs on Ice, November 2019
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Mumbo Gumbo Murder, October 2019
Hardcover
Glitter Bomb, September 2019
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Plum Tea Crazy, March 2019
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Broken Bone China, March 2019
Hardcover
Eggs on Ice, December 2018
Hardcover
Glitter Bomb, October 2018
Hardcover
Plum Tea Crazy, March 2018
Hardcover
Pekoe Most Poison, February 2018
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Egg Drop Dead, December 2017
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Crepe Factor, October 2017
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Devonshire Scream, March 2017
Mass Market Paperback
Pekoe Most Poison, March 2017
Hardcover
Egg Drop Dead, December 2016
Hardcover
Crepe Factor, October 2016
Hardcover
Parchment and Old Lace, October 2016
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Ming Tea Murder, March 2016
Paperback (reprint)
Devonshire Scream, March 2016
Hardcover
Scorched Eggs, December 2015
Paperback (reprint)
Parchment And Old Lace, October 2015
Hardcover
Gossamer Ghost, October 2015
Paperback
Ming Tea Murder, May 2015
Hardcover
The Cozy Cookbook, April 2015
Paperback
Steeped In Evil, March 2015
Paperback
Scorched Eggs, December 2014
Hardcover
Eggs In A Casket, December 2014
Paperback
Gossamer Ghost, October 2014
Hardcover
Gilt Trip, October 2014
Paperback
Steeped in Evil, March 2014
Hardcover
Sweet Tea Revenge, March 2014
Paperback (reprint)
Eggs In A Casket, January 2014
Hardcover
Tea For Three, December 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Gilt Trip, October 2013
Hardcover
Sweet Tea Revenge, March 2013
Hardcover
Stake & Eggs, November 2012
Paperback
Postcards From The Dead, October 2012
Hardcover
Skeleton Letters, October 2012
Paperback (reprint)
Agony Of The Leaves, March 2012
Hardcover
Skeleton Letters, October 2011
Hardcover
Scones & Bones, March 2011
Hardcover
Bedeviled Eggs, December 2010
Paperback
Fiber & Brimstone, October 2010
Hardcover
Tragic Magic, October 2010
Mass Market Paperback
The Teaberry Strangler, March 2010
Hardcover
Eggs Benedict Arnold, December 2009
Paperback
Tragic Magic, October 2009
Hardcover
Oolong Dead, March 2009
Hardcover
Eggs In Purgatory, December 2008
Paperback
Death Swatch, September 2008
Hardcover
The Silver Needle Murder, March 2008
Hardcover
Frill Kill, October 2007
Hardcover
Motif for Murder, October 2007
Paperback
Dragonwell Dead, March 2007
Hardcover
Blood Orange Brewing, March 2007
Paperback (reprint)
Chamomile Mourning, February 2006
Paperback
Jasmine Moon Murder, July 2005
Paperback
Bound for Murder, November 2004
Paperback
Photo Finished, January 2004
Paperback
The English Breakfast Murder, August 2003
Paperback
Keepsake Crimes, May 2003
Paperback
Shades of Earl Grey, January 2003
Paperback
Gunpowder Green, March 2002
Paperback
Death by Darjeeling, May 2001
Paperback

Broken Bone China
Laura Childs


Tea Shop Mystery #20
Berkley Prime Crime
March 2019
On Sale: March 5, 2019
320 pages
ISBN: 0451489632
EAN: 9780451489630
Kindle: B07DMZPLWY
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Mystery Cozy

Theodosia Browning serves tea and solves crimes in Charleston, a city steeped in tradition and treachery in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs.

It is Sunday afternoon, and Theodosia and Drayton are catering a formal tea at a hot-air balloon rally. The view aloft is not only stunning, they are also surrounded by a dozen other colorful hot-air balloons. But as the sky turns gray and the clouds start to boil up, a strange object zooms out of nowhere. It is a drone, and it appears to be buzzing around the balloons, checking them out.

As Theodosia and Drayton watch, the drone, hovering like some angry, mechanized insect, deliberately crashes into the balloon next to them. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, and everyone watches in horror as the balloon plummets to the earth, killing all three of its passengers.

Sirens scream, first responders arrive, and Theodosia is interviewed by the police. During the interview she learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. Not only do the police suspect Kingsley as the primary target, they learn that he possessed a rare Revolutionary War Union Jack flag that several people were rabidly bidding on.

Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. Was it the CEO's soon-to-be ex-wife, who is restoring an enormous mansion at no expense? The CEO's personal assistant, who also functioned as curator of his prized collection of Americana? Two rival antiques' dealers known for dirty dealing? Or was the killer the fiancée of one of Theodosia's dear friends, who turns out to be an employee—and whistle-blower—at SyncSoft?

INCLUDES DELICIOUS RECIPES AND TEA TIME TIPS!

Tea Shop Mysteries

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