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Agony of the Leaves (Tea Shop Mysteries, Book 13) by Laura Childs

By Laura Childs

In the newest novel from the New York Times bestselling writer of Scones & Bones, Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning reveals herself in sizzling water while a physique surfaces on the grand beginning of Charleston's Neptune Aquarium...

The beginning of the aquarium is a massive Charleston occasion, and Theodosia has been employed to cater the non-public get together to honor dignitaries and big-buck donors. issues are going swimmingly—until Theodosia discovers a physique entangled in a web, drowned in a single of the aquarium's cutting-edge tanks.

To make concerns worse, the sufferer is Theodosia's former boyfriend, Parker Scully. The EMTs imagine Parker's drowning was once an twist of fate, but if Theodosia notices what appear like safeguard wounds on his palms, she realizes that somebody sought after Parker useless. The police aren't partial to her conception, so if she desires Parker's killer dropped at justice, Theodosia should leap into the deep finish and begin her personal investigation...

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