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Showbiz comes to Oxford in the form of Britain's hottest new talent show, and tearoom owner Gemma Rose gets a peek behind the scenes when she's asked to cater for the event. But with the Old Biddies, entering the contest as England's first "granny band", and her little tabby, Muesli, stealing the limelight, Gemma soon ends up with more than she bargained for... and that's before she comes across a frozen dead body!

Now, she's on the trail of a murderer, with four nosy old ladies giving her a helping hand, while also dealing with her embarrassing mother, her workaholic boyfriend - and even a mouse invader at her tearoom!

With things heating up in the contest and so many suspects in the running, can Gemma catch the killer before the curtain falls?

©2018 H.Y. Hanna (P)2018 H.Y. Hanna

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Fantastic series

This series just gets better and better. You cannot help but fall under its spell

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  • cstardancer
  • 27-02-2019

I am a fan

I've previously read all the books in this series, and have them listened as they became available on Audible. I love the atmosphere provided by Pearl Hewitt's narration. The characters are vivid and believable ... except perhaps for the comic Old Biddies, which as a senior citizen myself I find epitomize a cliche I find annoying. I have to admit that they often lend humorous complications that provide clues toward solving the mystery. The plot is suitably complex, with plenty of red herrings. There are both funny and dramatic scenes, and one of the most startling methods of murder yet. I continue to hope for romance for Seth, and I wish there were more of the attractive Inspector, Devlin in this one. However, the mystery was good, and the premise of backstage competition in the modern reality show "From Pleb to Celeb" was interesting and entertaining. That's the heart of this installment of a favorite cozy series. A review copy of this book was sent to me by the author. All of the above opinions are my own.

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  • Roger Fauble
  • 10-02-2019

Good read, good series

My sixth read/ listen from author H.Y. Hanna. An enjoyable cozy mystery. I absolutely loved Paerl Hewitt, the British accented narrator who adds greatly to the listening enjoyment with her wide variety of entertaining voices & inflections. I was given an Audible copy of this book & am voluntarily reviewing it. (RIP Marley January 20, 2014 - July 24, 2018).

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  • Felicity T.
  • 05-02-2019

Always Gorgeous!

Power listened to this book. I love this series. Can't wait for the next one.

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  • Lindsay Goblirsch
  • 19-11-2020

Cozy little mystery

Again I'm really enjoying this series. I love the characters. the narrator does a great job of capturing each characters personalities.

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  • Cassandra L. Smith
  • 18-11-2020

Wonderfully orchestrated!

Perfectly fitting. This book is adventurously delightful, properly comical, and chock full of good manners and etiquette.

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  • Kim Carmichael
  • 06-08-2020

Brilliant!

I love this series! Just enough suspense and plenty of good English humor! And of course Meuslix! I can’t wait to visit a true English tea room!

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  • L. Harper
  • 27-05-2020

Fun tale!

I always enjoy these tearoom mysteries. This one was especially entertaining with the talent show setting, the adult bookstore and the prissy ladies magazine editor..

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  • Chocolate-Lover
  • 13-04-2020

Another Great Book

What a wonderful and funny story. You can't help but love the old ladies. Can't wait to read the next book.

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  • Pickin03
  • 16-10-2019

loved it

Again, H.Y. has hit it out of the park. This series is humorous an suspenceful.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-09-2019

Great ending to run series

genmai the end reigns supreme! Finally she has the perfect end with perfect stuffy woman.

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  • Jackie Davies
  • 19-01-2019

A really feel good story!

I have loved all of this series of stories and book 9 was no exception. Lovely.

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