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A heart-warming journey brimming with jeopardy, magic and a love of tea – for fans of Travis Baldree and TJ Klune.


They wanted to open a cosy bookshop. They discovered a world of adventure.

Reyna and Kianthe dream of opening a friendly book shop together, serving the very best tea and cakes. Worn wooden floors, plants on every table, firelight drifting between the rafters – all complemented by love and good company. But Reyna is an elite bodyguard to a vengeful queen, and Kianthe is the most powerful mage in existence.

Leaving their lives behind seems . . . impossible. Yet they flee to Tawney, a town nestled in the icy peaks of dragon country. There, they open the bookstore they'd always wanted.

What follows is a tale of mishaps, mysteries, dragons, and a murderous queen throwing the realm's biggest temper tantrum. And two women will discover what they mean to each other – and their world. Can't Spell Treason Without Tea is a gorgeous treat of a book, filled with cosy adventure, sapphic romance and good feelings.

The story continues in the swashuckling A Pirate's Life for Tea.

Can't Spell Treason Without Tea by Rebecca Thorne

£22.00 Regular Price
£20.00Sale Price
  • Format: Hardback

    ISBN: 9781035030996

    Imprint: Tor

  • 'A starry tale of curses, gods and scholars that glitters with magic. Beautifully spellbinding' – M.A. KUZNIAR

    'A spellbinding and mesmerising tale intricately crafted with writing that glitters. The City of Stardust is like reading V. E. Schwab for the first time' – BEA FITZGERALD

    'A Gaiman-esque world of scheming scholars and soul-stealing gods . . . Memorable and accomplished' – LUCY HOLLAND

    'Utterly mesmerising' – A. Y. CHAO

    'A compelling story full of magic, curses, keys, and stories . . . Readers who loved The Starless Sea or The Ten Thousand Doors of January will also love this darkly magical book' – KAT HOWARD

    'A dark, gorgeous tale of curses, gods and monsters, with the love and loyalty of family at its heart' – SANGU MANDANNA

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