Cold Cases+

There are a variety of cold cases we've been asked to work on for distressed parties seeking justice. We here at Tea & Sympathy call them the Cup of Mystery files. Select those that interest you most. 

Our agency offers random bonuses to sleuths who get the job done.

EARL GRAVES - A tea shop owner's husband asks his family to invest in the business at a time when the shop could use an infusion of cash. But things turn grave when the man is arrested on suspicion of ... murder!
Level of difficulty: 4 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues & detail
Suggested time investment: 2 hours
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$10.99 for PDF with printable worksheets


IN TOO DEEP - A pool boy turns up dead and when one of the suspects confesses, the police investigation is terminated prematurely. Years later the confessor asks for the case to be reopened.
Level of difficulty: 3 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues & detail
Suggested time investment: 1.5 hours
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Allow up to 24 hours for PDF delivery via email when purchased on this site directly
$9.99 for PDF with printable worksheets


MARMALAID TO REST - When an orange grove owner steals the recipe for award winning marmalade and makes millions, she uses the ill-gotten gains to go into viticulture. But when she alienates everyone within her sphere, bad blood ferments, yielding a bumper crop of murder.
Level of difficulty: 2.5 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues & detail
Suggested time investment: 1.25 hours
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Allow up to 24 hours for PDF delivery via email when purchased on this site directly
$8.99 for PDF with printable worksheets

QUICHE L'ARRAIGNED - When a wealthy widgets mogul turns up dead at a family brunch just before signing a new version of his will, his family members are left holding the bag … and the bottles. Now, not only are his wife and children in jail, but so is their lawyer! Help figure out what really went down in this 100 proof fiasco before the press compromises the case.
Level of difficulty: 1.5 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues & detail
Suggested time investment: 1 hour
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$7.99 for PDF with printable worksheets - Click 'Return to Merchant' at the bottom of your Paypal receipt to be taken directly to the PDF

SCONE COLD DEAD - a customer ends up dead and the tea room's kitchen takes the heat.  Help them clear their name and keep their A rating with the health department. 
Level  of difficulty: 2 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues and their detail
Suggested time investment: 1.25 hours
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$7.99 for PDF - Click 'Return to Merchant' at the bottom of your Paypal receipt to be taken directly to the PDF

VANISHING CREAM - A beauty company heiress disappears while those in her party come to unglamorous ends. Was our makeup mogul a victim or villain? 
Level of difficulty: 4.5 out of 5 leetle grey cells based on number of clues & detail
Suggested time investment: 2 hours
Allow up to 24 hours for PDF delivery via email when purchased on this site directly
$9.99 for PDF with printable worksheets



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Test your memory and foreshadowing skills with this 3-part mess

TRIPLE PLAYER - a dashing young playboy faces the women he's scorned in a case riddled with deception and betrayal. Find out if 3's a charm.. or a curse! 
Click here to purchase PART #1 Kindle edition on Amazon.
Click here to purchase PART #2 Kindle edition on Amazon.
Click here to purchase  PART #3 Kindle edition on Amazon.
Allow up to 24 hours for PDF delivery via email when purchased on this site directly
$11.99 for PDF (total for all 3 parts)


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Role-playing game to get you inside the mind of a killer

NOT TO BE TRIFLED WITH - a ladies' social group reveals what's behind their smiles and carefully crafted personas.  The claws come out, and so does the truth!
For 6 participants.
Note: For authenticity, there is some 'action' that takes place away from your 'reading' space.
Available in PDF form exclusively from this site. Allow up to 24 hours for delivery via email
$17.99 for PDF

[prices effective 04 September 2018]

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