Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Scent of Death by Andrew Taylor

The Scent of Death      

Title:  The Scent of Death 
Author:  Andrew Taylor 
Genre:  Historical Thriller 18+ 
Publication Date:  October 14, 2014 
Publisher:  Witness Impulse, an imprint of HarperCollins 
Event Organized  By:  Literati Author Services, Inc.

~ Synopsis ~

Edward Savill, a London clerk from the American Department, is assigned to New York to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists caught on the wrong side of the American War of Independence.
Surrounded by its enemies, British Manhattan is a melting pot of soldiers, profiteers, double agents and a swelling tide of refugees seeking justice from the Crown. Savill lodges with the respected Wintour family: the old Judge, his ailing wife and their enigmatic daughter-in-law Arabella. The family lives in limbo, praying for the safe return of Jack Wintour, Arabella’s husband, who is missing behind rebel lines.
The discovery of a body in the notorious slums of Canvas Town thrusts Savill into a murder inquiry. But in the escalating violence of a desperate city, why does one death matter? Because the secret this killing hides could be the key to power for whoever uncovers it…

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~ About the Author ~

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Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of novels, including the Dougal and Lydmouth crime series, the psychological thrillers Bleeding Heart Square and The Anatomy of Ghosts, the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama Fallen Angel, and The American Boy, his # 1 bestselling historical novel win the UK.

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  1. Ooh, thiS looks like a good read! Thanks for stopping by for Blooming Howls!

  2. Haha, this is what you have been up to! Discovering cool books and introducing us to new authors which is always welcome :) hey thx for dropping by my blog and hope you are enjoying an awesome weekend!

  3. Lovely to meet you through Blooming Howls! Thanks for popping by my little corner of the internet, and for sharing your fabulous literary finds here with us!


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