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In this charming new cozy mystery series from nationally bestselling author Vicki Delany a New York City expat turned Cape Cod tea shop owner must solve the murder of a local real estate developer to help her feisty grandmother out of a jam   As the proud proprietor and head pastry chef of Tea by the Sea a traditional English tearoom on the picturesue bluffs of Cape Cod Roberts has her hands full often literally But nothing keeps her busie. Vicki Delany is one prolific writer Just as I began reading this book she's released two in other series No wonder I had to pick up this one when I saw it on NetGalley she's incredible in the cozy mystery genre In this latest series Tea by the Sea she releases the debut Tea Treachery The books revolve around Lily Roberts granddaughter of Rose who left the Midwest to open a BB in Massachusetts Lily followed her out there organized a tea room and now looks after Rose And it ain't easyIn Tea Treachery the neighboring property is for sale The owner wants to sell to a local developer who will undoubtedly put in a resort While it might bring some business to the tea room and Rose's BB it will also change the landscape of the area and bother many of the inhabitants who sought peace and comfort When one of the developers falls down a cliff on Rose's property she's immediately deemed guilty by the police Unfortunately she told him she would see him dead before he bought the property Fortunately she walks with a cane and could hardly hobble down those treacherous stairs to knock him over So whodunnitWhile I'm of coffee drinker I do enjoy a cup of afternoon tea a few times a month I sat for High Tea in England in the Cotswolds years ago and I'd love to go back I adore the little cakes and sandwiches Delany shares so many wonderful facts about tea and the foods as well as the history of tea that you can't help but love the charming setting and backdrop The mystery is classic we know Rose didn't do it but what about the man's wife Or his girlfriend Or someone he screwed over in a property deal Or the son of the neighbor who wants to keep the property in his family Lots of suspects but the supporting cast is strong tooA new gardener starts and there's a bit of a flirtation with someone in the books plus Lily's writer best friend makes us laugh All leads to a fantastic debut I will definitely continue this series The book was easy to read and shows lots of promise as a series Can't wait to share on the blog tour too next month Hope you enjoy it too

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Tea Treachery Tea by the Sea Mysteries Book 1Nd the police think she had something to do with his dramatic demise Lily can’t let her grandmother get burned by a false murder charge So she starts her own investigation and discovers Ford’s been brewing bad blood all over town from his jilted lover to his trophy wife to his shady business partners Now it’s down to Lily to stir up some clues sift through the suspects and uncover the real killer before Rose is left holding the tea ba. Tea Treachery by Vicki Delany is the debut novel in A Tea by the Sea Mystery series Tea Treachery is set in Cape Code Massachusetts where Rose Campbell Lily’s grandmother settled after the death of her husband She purchased a large Victorian home on the cliffs above the sea which provides her with a beautiful view and plenty of peace When Lily saw the little cottage on the property she thought it was the perfect place for a tea shop which has been her dream When not busy whipping up delectable delights and tea for Tea by the Sea Lily is helping her grandmother with the bed and breakfast I like that the author took the time to establish the main characters and provide beautiful descriptions of the BB tea shop Lily’s little cottage and the beautiful gardens I could just imagine strolling along through the gardens and hearing the waves below There are great facts about the history of tea the various teas Lily’s serves and food Lily’s whips up It was interesting to learn about the different types of teas and how tea time started The mystery had a variety of suspects from the mayor the victim’s wife the mistress to the son of the man trying to unload the land next to Rose If you pay close attention to the details this whodunit can be solved before the reveal I liked that the mystery had a good wrap up no uestions left unanswered The new head gardener Simon McCracken seems to have taken a liking a Lily There was some mild flirting between Lily and Simon Bernie Murphy Lily’s writer friend provided humor while Éclair Lily’s labradoodle gave readers cuteness Rose Lily’s grandmother was a hard character to like She is stubborn feisty set in her ways selfish and opinionated I found her frustrating with her “its my way or its my way” approach Rose and Bernie together were a bit much I hope both women will grow on me in future books Also Lily need to develop a backbone and learn to say no or her grandmother will run roughshod over her Tea Treachery is an easy to read book and a good start to this new cozy mystery series There are recipes at the end for coconut cupcakes scones and tea bath salts Tea Treachery is an engaging cozy mystery with tempting tea treats a scarcity of scones a dead developer curious clues shaky steps a whimsical writer and a burdened baker

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FREE DOWNLOAD Tea Treachery Tea by the Sea Mysteries Book 1 107 á In this charming new cozy mystery series from nationally bestselling author Vicki Delany a New York City expat turned Cape Cod tea shop owner must solve the murder of a local real estate developer to help her feisty grandmother out of a jam   As the proud propriR than steering her sassy grandmother Rose away from trouble Rose operates the grand old Victorian B B adjacent to Lily’s tea shop for now An aggressive real estate developer Jack Ford is pushing hard to rezone nearby land with an eye toward building a sprawling golf resort which would drive Rose and Lily out of business   Tempers are already steaming but things really get sticky when Ford is found dead at the foot of Rose’s property a. Lily's grandmother Rose runs a BB on Cape Cod and Lily a pastry chef is in charge of the neighboring tea room A large home on the adjoining lot is falling apart and a developer wants to tear it down and build a conference centerWhen there is a murder and Rose is implicated Lily tries to do some investigating with the help of her friend Bernie and of course Rose I look forward to reading by this author I enjoyed this fun new cozy series with appealing characters Thanks to Netgalley and to the publisher for providing me with an ARC