Devil's Feast

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    For lovers of Sherlock, Shardlake and Ripper Street. A hugely enjoyable heart-pounding Victorian thriller: murder, a celebrity chef and a great detective double-act. Long-listed for a CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 'Wonderful ... The Devil's Feast proves to be a sumptuous treat' The Times 'Criminally good ... I love this mystery series - it just gets better and better' Woman & Home London, 1842. There has been a mysterious and horrible death at the Reform, London's newest and grandest gentleman's club. A death the club is desperate to hush up. Captain William Avery is persuaded to investigate, and soon discovers a web of rivalries and hatreds, both personal and political, simmering behind the club's handsome facade - and in particular concerning its resident genius, Alexis Soyer, 'the Napoleon of food', a chef whose culinary brilliance is matched only by his talent for self-publicity. But Avery is distracted, for where is his mentor and partner-in-crime Jeremiah Blake? And what if this first death was only a dress rehearsal for something far more sinister?

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    Number of Pages: 368
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780241966884
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    Listed in: Historical mysteries, Historical fiction
    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

    Books by M. J. Carter

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    RRP: £8.99

    Total: £7.85

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