Can't Spell Treason Without Tea

A Cozy Fantasy Steeped with Love

English language

Published Nov. 23, 2022 by Thorne, Rebecca.

ISBN:
979-8-9866924-0-1
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4 stars (6 reviews)

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 …

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Review of "Can't Spell Treason Without Tea" on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

I want to give it 4.5 Stars, but Goodreads doesn't do that, so it gets a 5 instead.

Like many, I found this book via TikTok and the Author herself.

We follow Rayne, who is a loyal palace guard for a mad queen, who doesn't care a bit about Raynes life, but would never let anyone go from her service, out of principles (and spite).
The second main character is Kianthe, the Arcandor, which is the most powerful mage in the world, chosen directly from the Stone of Seeing. She met Rayna during one of her duty visits in the palace and they fell in love.

They flee together and build a new life in a town far away, where they open a book shop that also serves tea. It takes a while, but slowly, the town's people love and welcome the two women and everything could be cozy and …

Review of "Can't Spell Treason Without Tea" on 'Storygraph'

5 stars

Like many, I found this book via TikTok and the Author herself.

We follow Rayne, who is a loyal palace guard for a mad queen, who doesn't care a bit about Raynes life, but would never let anyone go from her service, out of principles (and spite).
The second main character is Kianthe, the Arcandor, which is the most powerful mage in the world, chosen directly from the Stone of Seeing. She met Rayna during one of her duty visits in the palace and they fell in love.

They flee together and build a new life in a town far away, where they open a book shop that also serves tea. It takes a while, but slowly, the town's people love and welcome the two women and everything could be cozy and perfect.

But on one hand, there are Dragons, who attack the town frequently and we learn that the …

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Subjects

  • Fiction, fantasy, general
  • Fiction, lgbtq+, gay