The Devil's Feast : The Blake and Avery Mystery Series (Book 3) Paperback / softback
by M. J. Carter
Part of the The Blake and Avery Mystery Series series
Paperback / softback
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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- Format:Paperback / softback
- Pages:368 pages
- Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date:05/10/2017