Scones & Bones (A Tea Shop Mystery)

By Laura Childs

Indigo Tea store proprietor Theodosia Browning is attending the history Society's Pirates and Plunder express whilst a histroy intern is murdered amidst the gold jewelry and doubloons. inspite of that on her plate, Theodosia nonetheless has to wait Charleston's nutrition and Wine competition, the place she's web hosting a tea and cheese tasting. yet as her ideas hold drifting to the sufferer, Theodosia understands she'll need to whet her investigative abilities to discover the killer between a schooner of suspects.

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Excuse me? " "Says right here it truly is reputed to be Blackbeard's cranium. " Drayton took a step backward and blinked in shock. "My goodness. " "Are you critical? " stated Theodosia. Blackbeard used to be, in the end, the large daddy of pirates. a guy with dozens of grisly legends connected to him and a fierce and engaging personality who'd entertained and encouraged for virtually centuries. growing to be up in Charleston and the encircling low nation, Theodosia had heard never-ending stories in regards to the swashbuckling pirates and brigands who'd plied the Carolina coast correct up till the 19th century. Many had roamed the entire manner from South the US as much as Canada, terrorizing service provider and passenger ships and having fun with a wild, freewheeling existence at the excessive seas. a few have been captured by way of U. S. naval ships and met their destiny on a gallows quite a few blocks from right here, at the Battery close to White element Gardens. in fact, the gallows was once lengthy considering long gone, whereas the gardens have been now a frothy insurrection of magnolias and dogwood. "I had no thought Timothy possessed such an grand choice of pirate memorabilia," stated Theodosia. Timothy Neville was once the director of the background Society, a crusty octogenarian who had a knack for twisting donors' palms and a willing, calculating reminiscence which could remember precisely which previous skeletons lay in uneasy repose within which Charleston attics. "Although the background Society owns some of these items, so much are literally on loan," Drayton defined. "Cajoled from old purchasers and personal creditors. " "Really rather spectacular," acknowledged Theodosia, leaning ahead to appreciate gold doubloons that spilled from an outdated wood chest, a parchment map that depicted the Carolina coasts and shipwreck destinations, and different maps that hinted at the place treasure may nonetheless be buried. And, in fact, there has been that ubiquitous number of pirate flags. "I'm additionally told," acknowledged Drayton, "that this convey used to be encouraged by means of one of many curators stumbling upon an attractive stash of pirate memorabilia within the downstairs garage rooms. goods they did not even detect have been of their ownership! " "This express quite does have the large charm of a museum blockbuster," acknowledged Theodosia. "I suggest, who does not like pirates? " "They are fascinating," agreed Drayton. "Blackbeard and Bluebeard," stated Theodosia. "And Captain Jack Sparrow. " She chuckled as she glanced round. although Theodosia were instantly swept up in pirate legend and lore, lots of the site visitors right here this night appeared even more fascinated about the champagne and hors d'oeuvres that have been being served through tuxedoed waiters out within the nice hallway. as though to underscore her suggestions, a piercing shriek without warning echoed throughout the almost-empty gallery. "Good grief! " stated Drayton. Theodosia and Drayton grew to become in unison to discover Delaine Dish and her loopy sister, Nadine, operating playfully towards them. shut on Nadine's heels used to be invoice Glass, the scummy author of an excellent scummier weekly tabloid often called capturing Slur. "Theo-do-sia! " Delaine demanded, in her strident, pay-attention-to-me voice, "you're lacking all of the enjoyable!

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