English Tea Murder

English Tea Murder

[a Lucy Stone Mystery]

Book - 2011
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Between a busy family and her duties as a reporter for the Tinker's Cove Pennysaver, Lucy Stone could use a break. So when a friend tells her about a trip to England sponsored by Winchester College, she jumps at the chance for a girls getaway. But when tour leader Professor George Temple dies mid-flight after an asthma attack, Lucy's glad she packed her sleuthing skills... In London, Professor Quentin Rea, a ladies' man and former flirt of Lucy's, arrives to take over the tour¿and she finds that while his hairline has receded, his amorous intentions have not. Lucy also begins to notice peculiar behavior among other members of the group. And when she discovers all of them have pasts connected to the late Professor Temple, she suspects his death was an elaborate act of revenge. Then another tour member dies, and Lucy is suddenly ensnared in a daring scheme that could lead her to a mastermind of murder¿or make her the next victim...
Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, c2011
ISBN: 9780758229311
9780758229328
Branch Call Number: MEIE
Characteristics: 265 p

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LauraSteinert
Jan 04, 2016

This book reminds me of being invited to someones home to watch video of their vacation in London--complete with long-winded explanations of EVERY item they ate and EVERY street they walked down. The murder seems completely extraneous to the travelogue. Also, silly 40-year-old women are not my "thing."

samdog123 Aug 03, 2012

Been reading this series for many years and I still look forward to each new title. Love the main character, Lucy Stone, a part-time reporter for the "Pennysaver" in Maine. Lucy's job and life experiences seem to land her in the middle of murders and mysteries, but she always solves the crimes.

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Oct 24, 2011

As usual, plenty of action. I never figured out what book the cover illustration is really for, but it doesn't fit this story.

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novel
Oct 22, 2011

I thought this was one of her better books.

DebbieSchart Aug 08, 2011

I loved all the books in this series EXCEPT this one. All the author did was bash everything about London. It was getting on my nerves and I did not bother finishing the book. A very rare occurrence for me. I believe British people would be insulted while reading this one.

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glennainkc
Jul 12, 2011

Was very disappointed in the ending.

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