Can't Spell Treason Without Tea (Tomes & Tea #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Tomes & Tea series.

Staff Reviews

Rebecca Thorne is a welcome addition to the cozy fantasy par-tea recently kick-started by Travis Baldree. Reyna, a former Queensguard, and Kianthe, the strongest mage in the realm, have decided they’ve had quite enough of all this nonsense and run away together to follow their shared dream: opening a combination bookshop/tea parlor.  What follows is the sweet journey of a couple learning who they are outside their jobs, how to cohabitate, and how to navigate conflicts as a team. They quickly become part of a small town communi-tea and work together with some quali-tea new friends to solve problems and investigate a long-forgotten mystery. This is a cute sapphic fantasy that wears its heart on its sleeve while pelting you with tea puns.    

— Rachel Ross


Now with beautiful jade sprayed edges and brand-new original art!

In the tradition of Legends & Lattes, comes a cozy fantasy steeped in sapphic romance about one of the Queen’s private guards and a powerful mage who want to open a bookshop and live happily ever after…if only the world would let them.

All Reyna and Kianthe want is to open a bookshop that serves tea. Worn wooden floors, plants on every table, firelight drifting between the rafters… all complemented by love and good company. Thing is, Reyna works as one of the Queen’s private guards, and Kianthe is the most powerful mage in existence. Leaving their lives isn’t so easy.

But after an assassin takes Reyna hostage, she decides she’s thoroughly done risking her life for a self-centered queen. Meanwhile, Kianthe has been waiting for a chance to flee responsibility–all the better that her girlfriend is on board. Together, they settle in Tawney, a town nestled in the icy tundra near dragon country, and open the shop of their dreams.

What follows is a cozy tale of mishaps, mysteries, and a murderous queen throwing the realm’s biggest temper tantrum. In a story brimming with hurt/comfort and quiet fireside conversations, these two women will discover just what they mean to each other… and the world.

About the Author

Rebecca Thorne is an author of all things fantasy, sci-fi, and romantic, such as the Tomes & Tea series. She thrives on deadlines, averages 2,700 words a day, and tries to write at least 3 books a year. (She also might be a little hyper-focused ADHD.)

After years in the traditional publishing space, Rebecca pivoted into self-publishing. Now, she’s found a happy medium as a hybrid author, and leans into her love of teaching by helping other authors find their perfect publication path.

When she’s not writing (or avoiding writing), Rebecca can be found traveling the country as a flight attendant, or doing her best impression of a granola-girl hermit with her two dogs. She’s always scheming to move to a mountain town and open a bookshop that serves tea.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250333292
ISBN-10: 1250333296
Publisher: Bramble
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Tomes & Tea