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Holiday Cheer and a bit of Murder: As Red as Any Blood by Patrice Greenwood

Yuletide in Santa Fe: biscochitos, farolitos, Las Posadas, music…and murder. Ellen Rosings does not have time for murder investigations. It’s December, and the Wisteria Tearoom is awash in shoppers, cookies, and groups of strange women brought to tea by the … Continue reading

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Tea, Earl Grey — Iced?

In the cooler months, I often drink tea throughout the days, beginning with a eye-opening cuppa English or Irish Breakfast and proceeding through lower-caffeine green or white teas. I like flavored teas, as well: Earl Grey, Lady Grey, tropical green … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Wisteria Tearoom: Intermezzo: Spirit Matters

Intermezzo: Spirit Matters by Patrice Greenwood After a disastrous Halloween party at the Wisteria Tearoom, Ellen Rosings seeks to draw some understanding out of the chaos. While trying to support her grieving Goth office manager, Ellen ponders the mysterious flashes … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea for Beginners

Recently, some folks in the Facebook Wisteria Tearoom Group were talking about hosting tea for their friends, and I realized from their conversation that many members of the group had never done that. This came as a complete shock to … Continue reading

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The Teahouse, Santa Fe

I am often asked where one may take afternoon tea in Santa Fe. Alas, the Wisteria Tearoom is fictional, and at this time there is no place in Santa Fe serving a traditional British afternoon tea. There is, however, The … Continue reading

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Stalking the Wild Muse: #2 Pencils, Music and Tea

Detective fiction writer Lawrence Block tells a wonderful story about how he was having all kinds of trouble writing a Bernie Rodenbarr novel because of the chaos at home. He rented a cabin at a writers’ retreat back East and … Continue reading

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Tea at the Silver Spoon

Whenever I travel, I like to take afternoon tea in a new place if the opportunity presents. Last summer I was in Spokane, Washington, and had the pleasure of visiting The Silver Spoon Tea House, a charming establishment in an … Continue reading

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Goths, Poe, and Canyon Road: A Masquerade of Muertos by Patrice Greenwood

Halloween in Santa Fe means sugar skulls, pan de muerto, and a Goth Masquerade at the Wisteria Tearoom. Fans of Edgar Allen Poe will especially enjoy Patrice Greenwood’s latest mystery. Despite her desire to make the Wisteria Tearoom a haven … Continue reading

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BVC Announces A Bodkin for the Bride by Patrice Greenwood

A Bodkin for the Bride

Something old, something new, something dead… Today’s new original from BVC,  A Bodkin for the Bride, finds Wisteria Tearoom owner Ellen Rosings planning her Aunt Nat’s wedding when she finds the dead body of a local artist in her aunt’s … Continue reading

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Murder at the Opera: An Aria of Omens by Patrice Greenwood

Patrice Greenwood returns readers to the cozy Wisteria Tearoom with a new mystery set against the dramatic backdrop of Santa Fe’s world-famous Opera. Wisteria Tearoom owner Ellen Rosings coaxes Detective Tony Aragón to go with her to the Santa Fe … Continue reading

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