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The Murders at Fleat House By Lucinda Riley        
The Murders at Fleat House
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Laura Childs

Dear Reader,

'Tis the season for murder as tea maven Theodosia Browning caters a fancy Victorian Christmas party for Miss Drucilla Heyward, one of Charleston's wealthy doyennes. But smack dab in the middle of the Fa-la-la's, Miss Drucilla is murdered, her gold rings stolen off her fingers, and a genuine Renoir snatched off the wall. The police come screaming in while Theodosia studies the guests and wonders — whodunit?

Running a shadow investigation (and putting herself in grave danger), Theodosia investigates multiple suspects while hosting holiday tea parties, stumbling upon a second dead body, and sheltering a cadre of homeless dogs. I wrote this with plot, pacing, and action reminiscent of a thriller — then sprinkled in the magic of Christmas — to make this Tea Shop Mystery highly entertaining.

All my very best
Laura Childs
www.LauraChilds.com