The Devil's Feast

The Devil's Feast: The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 3)

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 05/10/2017
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Synopsis

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 & HomeLondon, 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 façade - 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?

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241966884
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 255g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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