The Sweet Smell of Decay, Paperback


London 1664. Harry Lytle has just discovered he has a young cousin, Anne Giles.

But he's had the pleasure of meeting her for the first time as a corpse.

With some robust assistance from David Dowling, a resourceful, impressively well-built, but hygiene-deficient, butcher, Harry sets out to track down Anne's killer.

Together they follow a trail of blood, conspiracy and corruption that takes them to the dark and murky corners of Restoration London, featuring a great cast of ne'er-do-wells, cheeky wenches, harmless witches, likeable villains, and not a few unsavoury fellows keen on sending Lytle and his companion to an early grave.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Historical mysteries
  • ISBN: 9780749015428



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