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free read Tea Treachery Tea by the Sea Mysteries Book 1 106 ✓ 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 aR 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

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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. This is a cozy mystery and this is the first book in the Tea by the Sea Mystery series I found this book hard to get into because it kind of felt like I was dumped into the middle of something I do not know what was going on I have to say I got into it pretty uickly I really enjoyed the mystery part of this book and the character where developed I really loved Rose's character Lily is the main character and this book is being told for her point of view The ending was really good but I saw some of it coming I won a kindle edition of this book from goodreads giveaway but this is my own opinion and a honest review of this book

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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. When real estate developer Jack Ford is found dead on grandmother’s B B property tea shop owner Lily Roberts tries to help but running Tea by the Sea tea shop in tourist season on Cape Cod while keeping her grandmother out of trouble is big job The police are determined grandmother Rose has committed the crime so Lily carves out time for some private investigating Tea Treachery is first installment in Vicki Delany’s Tea by the Sea Mysteries series published by Kensington Books The contemporary plot is set in fictional town North Augusta in Cape Cod We follow Tea by the Sea teashop owner Lily Roberts when a murder happens on her grandmother’s B B property Victoria by the Sea The victim is property developer Jack Ford who has made a lot of enemies in the area because of his dodgy business practices He has tried to force Grandmother Rose Campbell to sell her B B but Rose has resisted by some intense verbal altercations so police suspect she has motive for murder Granddaughter Lily has her hands full but carves out time to help her grandmother by doing her own private investigation Soon secrets come to light which changes the case entirely Main character Lily Roberts is pastry chef and owner of local tearoom She has grown up in New York but has recently moved to The Cape to help her grandmother and have a better lifestyle I liked her a lot and found her a suitable character to calm her grandmother downSupporting character Rose Campbell is the temperamental opinionated and demanding English grandmother who insults the police and not is helping her case at all She refuses to sell her property because she is passionate about environmental issues I loved her feisty and eccentric character She kind of “makes” this story and is my absolute favoriteFor me the best part of this story was the vivid nature descriptions of the Cape Cod area which drew me in and made me feel I was actually there The descriptions of the baking involved in the running of the tea shop and the recepies at the back was very enjoyable I felt the dialogue was light and humorous A perfect summer readI felt the worst part was when property developers and council members turned up to force Rose into selling her grand stately home promising her progress money and jobs Whatever would get them the property I felt bad for Rose but she certainly didn’t cave I appreciated the dramatic elementTea Treachery was an entertaining plot set in The Cape with focus on environmental vs property development issues Well developed characters and good descriptive writing and dialogue made for a perfect summer read The ending was a total surprise to me I suspected plenty of people along the way but the actual culprit evaded my attentionFans of Vicki Delany would love this new series As will readers who enjoy cozy mysteries Similar authors to explore might be Victoria Gilbert or Kirsten Weiss Thank you to Kensington Books and NetGalley for this eARC which gave me the opportunity to share my honest review All opinions are my own