Bernard Setaro Clark
As Jan prepares for a group tea one autumn afternoon, she glances out the window and sees a plume of smoke arising from one of Macy Atherton’s Green Glade cottages! Macy’s desperate plea for Jan’s and Elaine’s help is followed by the appearance of Deputy Sheffield, who seems intent on questioning their sometimes difficult neighbor and customer. Arson? With Macy as the prime suspect? But not everything is as it appears. As Jan and Elaine ...
When an opportunity arises for the tearoom to host a special event with famed puzzle maker Bill Markham, Jan is elated! The event brings in puzzle lovers from all over Lancaster, Maine, but at Tea for Two, mystery often lurks in unexpected places. When Katelyn Grande begins her puzzle, she quickly realizes that it was made specifically for her—as a declaration of love! As Jan and Elaine set out to discover who the would-be paramour ...
It’s Christmastime in Lancaster, Maine, and it’s an occasion for carols, ornaments, and...poison? When a well-known food critic visits Tea for Two and becomes ill, Jan and Elaine set out to learn what put her there. Has someone tampered with their teas? And if so, who and why? With the critic in the hospital and the tearoom closed for a toxicology screening, the cousins have much riding on their investigation! Meanwhile, Elaine tries not to ...
Inspired by their grandmother, cousins Elaine and Jan decide to open Tea for Two, a lakeside tearoom where they can serve up cups of comfort to their patrons. When they buy a teapot at a flea market, the dealer tries to buy it back, and then a woman starts snooping around their house. Is she after the teapot, or the elegant piece of jewelry the electrician found in a wall? Then a would-be thief nearly ...
After helping to host Tea for Two’s first “Teas around the World” tasting, Rose Young approaches the proprietor/cousins, Elaine Cook and Jan Blake, in distress. Rose’s mother died recently, and in going through her belongings, she found a death certificate—for herself! What could this document mean? What happened when Rose was a year old? The cousins’ search for truth behind this unsettling and reaches far beyond Lancaster, Maine, to a pivotal point not only in ...
In what passes for an ordinary day in a psych ward, Dr. Zoe Goldman is stumped when a highly unusual case arrives. A young African American girl, found wandering the streets of Buffalo in a catatonic state, is brought in by police. No one has come forward to claim her, and all leads have been exhausted, so Zoe's treatment is the last hope to discover the girl's identity. When drugs prove ineffective and medical science ...
Business is booming at Tea for Two, so cousins Elaine Cook and Jan Blake decide to hire more help. When Elaine interviews a dapper Englishman with a resume full of important jobs around the world, she can’t help but wonder, why does he want to work here? As the tearoom readies its first wedding, Elaine’s concerns are quickly over shadowed by the groom’s sudden disappearance. Cold feet or foul play? The distraught bride turns to ...