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Murder Marks the Page (A Tomes & Tea Mystery Series #1) (Hardcover)

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In the first of a charming new series spin-off of Karen Rose Smith’s Daisy’s Tea Garden Mysteries, Daisy’s daughter Jazzi Swanson has opened her own tea and book shop, providing a variety of literature and flavored beverages for a rural New York community. But Jazzi hasn’t just inherited her mother’s gift for brewing tasty drinks–she also has a nose for sniffing out murder…

New York State’s Belltower Landing is a lakeside resort town where tourists spend their summer days boating, floating, and paddle-boarding on the water. It’s also the perfect place to cuddle up with a good book and enjoy a cup of tea, courtesy of Tomes & Tea. Owned and operated by Jazzi and her best friend Dawn Fernsby, the book bar is beloved by vacationers and locals alike, but browsers grabbing brews in the off season aren’t enough to help them make ends meet.

Between brainstorming social media publicity ideas for the shop and fending off flirtatious men she has no interest in or time for, Jazzi befriends a woman named Brie who has recently made contact with her biological father. As an adopted child herself, Jazzi is more than happy to give Brie emotional support, especially as her wealthy father’s wife and children see her as a threat.

But Brie is also looking to start a family of her own. Unfortunately, all the potential princes she’s met through a dating app turn out to be frogs. Then, when Brie is found murdered, Jazzi finds herself playing detective. With a list of suspects ranging from jealous half-siblings to less-than-suitable suitors, Jazzi may need to consult some of her shop’s bestselling mysteries to help her uncover a killer . . .

Includes delicious recipes!

About the Author

Karen Rose Smith is the author of the new Jazzi Swanson Mysteries, the Daisy’s Tea Garden Mysteries, the Caprice De Luca Home-Staging Mysteries, and the Tomes &  Tea Mystery Series. Married to her college sweetheart, Karen has convinced her husband that felines can make purr-fect housemates. They share their home in the Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania with their three rescued cats. For more about Karen, please visit her online at KarenRoseSmithMysteries.com.

Praise For…

Praise for the Daisy’s Tea Garden Mysteries by Karen Rose Smith:

“A warm and charming cozy.” –Kirkus on Murder with Earl Grey Tea

“Recommend this one to fans of Laura Childs’ tea shop series and Amanda Flowers’ novels also set in Ohio’s Amish Country.” –Booklist on Murder with Darjeeling Tea

“A delight.” Criminal Element on Murder with Darjeeling Tea

Find a comfy chair, raise a cup of fragrant, freshly brewed tea to your lips, and settle down for murder and mayhem in a mystery novel set in a tearoom for a delightful form of armchair travel.” Tea Time Magazine on Murder with Oolong Tea

“[A] quirky-cute whodunit.” –Woman’s World Book Club Pick for Murder with Clotted Cream

Product Details
ISBN: 9781496747037
ISBN-10: 1496747038
Publisher: Kensington Cozies
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: A Tomes & Tea Mystery Series