The Resource Haunted hibiscus, Laura Childs

Haunted hibiscus, Laura Childs

Label
Haunted hibiscus
Title
Haunted hibiscus
Statement of responsibility
Laura Childs
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tea maven Theodosia Browning brews up trouble in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. It is the week before Halloween and Theodosia Browning, proprietor of the Indigo Tea Shop, and her tea sommelier, Drayton, are ghosting through the dusk of a cool Charleston evening on their way to the old Bouchard Mansion. Known as the Gray Ghost, this dilapidated place was recently bequeathed to the Heritage Society, and tonight heralds the grand opening of their literary and historical themed haunted house. Though Timothy Neville, the patriarch of the Heritage Society, is not thrilled with the fund-raising idea, it is the perfect venue for his grandniece, Willow French, to sign copies of her new book, Carolina Crimes & Creepers. But amid a parade of characters dressed as Edgar Allan Poe, Lady Macbeth, and the Headless Horseman, Willow's body is suddenly tossed from the third-floor tower room and left to dangle at the end of a rope. Police come screaming in and Theodosia's boyfriend, Detective Pete Riley, is sent to Willow's apartment to investigate. But minutes later, he is shot and wounded by a shadowy intruder. Timothy begs Theodosia to investigate, and shaken by Riley's assault, she readily agrees. Now, she questions members of the Heritage Society and a man who claims the mansion is rightfully his, as well as Willow's book publisher and her fiancé, all while hosting a Sherlock Holmes tea and catering several others. But the Gray Ghost holds many secrets, as do several other key suspects, while this murder mystery plays out on the eve of Halloween
Member of
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10946422
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Childs, Laura
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tea Shop mysteries (Laura Childs)
Series volume
0022
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Browning, Theodosia
  • Tearooms
  • Women detectives
  • Murder
  • Halloween
  • Charleston (S.C.)
Label
Haunted hibiscus, Laura Childs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes recipes
  • Includes excerpt from Twisted Tea Christmas
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780451489692
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Haunted hibiscus, Laura Childs
Publication
Note
  • Includes recipes
  • Includes excerpt from Twisted Tea Christmas
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780451489692
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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