A BITTER BOUQUET
Catering for a local wedding means the potential to expand into events for Tea Emporium owner Lilly Tweed. During the rehearsal, family arguments and spilled wine are the worst catastrophes, but the wedding itself ends in murder. For at the heart of this family lies a dark secret. When they suddenly close ranks and the investigation stalls, Lilly is left wondering if blood really is thicker than water, especially when she discovers the truth.
A FROSTY COMBINATION
The festive season brings with it the biggest and most important event of the year for Plumpton Mallet, the annual Christmas Market. But there’s one arrival who’s not welcome, and he’s out to cause trouble. When a body is found outside Lilly’s shop, she’s shocked. But the arrest of one of her staff changes shock to anger and compels Lilly to turn sleuth to prove their innocence. Yet proving one person innocent means another must be guilty and this time Lilly might not be ready for the truth.
STEEPED IN MURDER
It’s all steam ahead as Lilly and Archie board The Lakes Express on their first official date. The train is full of writers, which adds to the ambience, but what starts as pure luxury ends in chaos. On the journey home the train screeches to a stop. Night has fallen. It’s pitch black outside, and a body has been discovered. The scene staged to mimic one of the best loved crime novels of all time. Can Lilly and Archie cut egos down to size, discern truth from lies and finally unveil the culprit?