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Book 3 of the bestselling Oxford Tearoom Mysteries: A sinister phone call in the night throws Gemma Rose straight into the heart of a new murder mystery, with clues to a grisly killing, in the cloisters of an old Oxford college, popping up in her tiny Cotswolds village…

Meet Muesli

Interview with Muesli, star of the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries… Read More

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Fresh cut flowers are so beautiful & such a luxury but so extravagant! Still, I thought I had enough excuse to celebrate recently ;-) so decided to indulge myself... got these at the supermarket with the weekly food shop. Aren't they gorgeous? But - does anyone know what they are? I'd love to know their name! They have a lovely perfume too. ... See MoreSee Less

Fresh cut flowers are so beautiful & such a luxury but so extravagant! Still, I thought I had enough excuse to celebrate recently ;-) so decided to indulge myself... got these at the supermarket with the weekly food shop. Arent they gorgeous? But - does anyone know what they are? Id love to know their name! They have a lovely perfume too.

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H.Y. Hanna - AuthorThanks everybody - never heard of stocks before! What an ugly, unsexy name for such a beautiful flower!! I must Google them... :-)

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Sandra Schippersthe common name is stock - not a very attractive name for such a beautiful flower. Matthiola incana is the botanical name. Recut the stems often and they should last well! Enjoy

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Astrid LoweLook like Snapdragons.When we were kids we'd pick one of the blooms,place between thumb and pointer and make it talk๐Ÿ˜€The individual blooms look like little dragonheads๐Ÿ˜

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Suzanne WattI can smell them from here. What a fabulous,well deserved treat. They are an English plant and no doubt grow in gardens at Oxford...

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Laurie Mitchell-IglesiasLovely!! Nope...I don't know what they are.

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Tiffany KernVery cute Muesli too! Beautiful flowers as well!

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Celia Warren FowlerMuesli is very cute in the background! Flowers are gorgeous!

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Kim McMahan DavisThey're beautiful! Not sure what they are though...maybe Sweet Peas?

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Jemma StreetStocks! They're lovely x

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Trish McPartlandDefinitely Stocks xxx

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Absolutely mouthwatering pics! Reader (& wonderfully talented baker), Kim Davis, has worked her magic again! Check out her blog post (& giveaway) about my Chelsea bun recipe from TWO DOWN, BUN TO GO (Book 3 of the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries) - ooh, don't they look delicious? :-)
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Winner's choice of e-book or signed copy of TWO DOWN, BUN TO GO by H.Y. Hanna - Author! She has also allowed me to share her recipe for Chelsea Buns, an iconic British pastry! Rich yeast dough scented with cinnamon and lemon zest then stuffed full of sweet raisins, tart dried cranberries, and plump golden raisins. Contest ends 5/4/16. See the recipe and enter to win at cinnamonsugarandalittlebitofmurder.com/2016/05/chelsea-buns/

Absolutely mouthwatering pics! Reader (& wonderfully talented baker), Kim Davis, has worked her magic again! Check out her blog post (& giveaway) about my Chelsea bun recipe from TWO DOWN, BUN TO GO (Book 3 of the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries) - ooh, dont they look delicious? :-)

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Cinnamon & Sugar and a Little Bit of MurderThank you so much for the opportunity to share your recipe and your new release! I enjoyed both!!!

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This April has been a big milestone in many ways: it was the first birthday I've approached without thinking: "Oh my God, what am I doing with my life??" - for the first time, I feel completely happy and fulfilled - earning my living doing what I love, what I've always dreamed of, not regretful or wistful or trying to force my square self into a round hole, just to meet other people's expectations... and it's only taken me 42 yrs to get here! ;-) This April also marked a huge step on my author journey - making the Top 100 Bestseller list in the whole Amazon store, as well as the Top 100 Mystery Authors list; having an agent approach me to represent audio rights on my new series and passing the 70,000 copies mark in number of books sold.

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This April has been a big milestone in many ways: it was the first birthday Ive approached without thinking: Oh my God, what am I doing with my life?? - for the first time, I feel completely happy and fulfilled - earning my living doing what I love, what Ive always dreamed of, not regretful or wistful or trying to force my square self into a round hole, just to meet other peoples expectations... and its only taken me 42 yrs to get here! ;-) This April also marked a huge step on my author journey - making the Top 100 Bestseller list in the whole Amazon store, as well as the Top 100 Mystery Authors list; having an agent approach me to represent audio rights on my new series and passing the 70,000 copies mark in number of books sold.

To all the family, friends and fans who have cheered me on, supported me, believed in me and held my hand along the way - a very heartfelt thank you.

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Cindy XiaI love this. I've been following your blogs since I was in high school and always loved to tell my mum what Honey was up to! Now I've just finished my masters at Auckland uni and currently also wondering what direction to take my life. I love seeing how you worked hard and made your life your own- you inspire me to do the same. Thanks!!

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Jessica Brooke Padgett WoodsYou are such an inspiration to me! I'm hitting the big 4-0 this year, and although I'm not yet earning a living with my writing, I'm learning so much about who I am and doing what I've always wanted to do. Happy Belated birthday...I hope the next year is just as amazing as this past one has been for you!

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Suzanne WattHappy Birthday you gorgeous young thing. So fabulous to read those words. You have got there by sheer hard work and talent. 70K - My that's impressive and whatever wonderful things come your way now you deserve them and millions more. So happy and excited fro you.

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Astrid LoweHappy Birthday and best wishes for the future.It is wonderful that you are so successful.It's well deserved.I look forward to many more of your wonderful books.

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Celia Warren FowlerHappy Birthday! Wishing you continued success on your wonderful books! (I'm all ready to read and enjoy them again~)

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Laurie Mitchell-IglesiasYou're 42??!! You look amazingly youthful. ๐Ÿค—Congratulations on fulfilling your dreams, and on all your successes. Not many get to do what they've always dreamed of. All the best to you. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

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Connie LeapCongratulations. I told you, in the future, my signed copies will be collector items. ๐Ÿ˜˜

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TA BrooksGood for you. As I am retired now I get to do whatever I want. I love life too. Darlene

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OMG! I'm in the Top 100 Bestsellers of the whole Amazon Kindle store at #16! Plus the Top 100 Most Popular Mystery Authors on Amazon at #8 - and #1 Bestseller in Cozy Mysteries!! :-) A HUGE THANK YOU to all my wonderful readers and fans - I couldn't have done this without you! <3 ~ Hsin-Yi xxx
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OMG! Im in the Top 100 Bestsellers of the whole Amazon Kindle store at #16! Plus the Top 100 Most Popular Mystery Authors on Amazon at #8 - and #1 Bestseller in Cozy Mysteries!! :-) A HUGE THANK YOU to all my wonderful readers and fans - I couldnt have done this without you!

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Pamela Blackburn ShawYou deserve it! I can't get enough of your books, esp. the Cozy Mysteries! You're an amazing author and person! <3

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Suzanne WattWay to go you good thing. Im so impressed. Such great accolades for a fab author and a fab person. Waiting to read about Devlins next move.....

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Becky SweetWell done, I really enjoyed the Oxford Tea Room Mysteries. I'm sending the links to everyone. Can't wait for the next one xx

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Kay ClarkYay! That's brilliant! Glad all your hard work has been acknowledged. I've not had chance to read the last book yet but hoping to get time over the bank holiday weekend. K x

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Laurie Mitchell-IglesiasThat's great!! Congratulations!! Your hard work is paying off. ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

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Emina StricakWOW, so happy for you!! And this is even bigger knowing you've done it by yourself! Respect

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Celia Warren FowlerCongratulations! As Kim said, a very well deserved honor -- your books are wonderful!

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Sherry BurnsYour books are AMAZING!!! I only wish you could write as fast as I read.Lol!

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Trish NeillCongratulations Hsin-Yi. Well deserved :)

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Kim McMahan DavisCongratulations! Definitely a well deserved honor!!!

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Katja BishopWOOHOO, knew you'd do it :-) You are an excellent author & a lovely person, you deserve this :-)

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Lee Ann Rundellwell done, how exciting

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Roslyn CohenAbsolutely fantastic. Well done Hsin-Yi๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค—

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