“A life is measured by moments like these”
― Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver
Teatime for the Firefly is now available in bookstores and online.
“Patel’s remarkable debut effortlessly transports readers back to India on the brink of independence, with intriguing details about the tea industry in Assam while Patel deftly incorporates into the story add yet another layer of richness…enthralling characters, exotic setting, and evocative writing style.”– Booklist, starred review
“Debut author Patel offers a stunning, panoramic view of a virtually unknown time and place—the colonial British tea plantations of Assam—while bringing them to life through a unique character’s perspective.” Kirkus Reviews
“The historical detail makes this debut novel a rich reading experience.” Library Journal
“With lyrical prose and exquisite detail, Shona Patel’s novel brings life to the rich and rugged landscape of India’s tea plantations, harboring a sweet love story at its core.”—Shilpi Somaya Gowda, New York Times bestselling author of Secret Daughter