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Pekoe most poison, Laura Childs

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Pekoe most poison
Title
Pekoe most poison
Statement of responsibility
Laura Childs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is invited by Doreen Briggs, one of Charleston's most prominent hostesses, to a Rat Tea, she is understandably intrigued. As servers dressed in rodent costumes and wearing white gloves offer elegant finger sandwiches and fine teas, Theo learns these parties date back to early twentieth-century Charleston, where the cream of society would sponsor so-called rat teas to promote city rodent control and better public health. But this party goes from odd to chaotic when a fire starts at one of the tables and Doreen's entrepreneur husband suddenly goes into convulsions and drops dead. Has his favorite orange pekoe tea been poisoned? Theo smells a rat. The distraught Doreen soon engages Theo to pursue a discreet inquiry into who might have murdered her husband. As Theo and her tea sommelier review the guest list for suspects, they soon find themselves drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse..."--
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Title
Pekoe most poison
Creator
Summary
Invited by one of Charleston's most prominent hostesses to a philanthropic "Rat Tea" where guests are served by attendants in rodent costumes, Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning lands in the middle of a dangerous game of cat and mouse when the hostess' husband is poisoned
Subject
Member of
Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10554458
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.H56
LC item number
P45 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tea Shop mysteries Laura Childs,
Series volume
18
Target audience
adult
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Laura Childs
Pekoe most poison, Laura Childs

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