The Scent of Death: Free Sampler

The Scent of Death: Free Sampler

by Andrew Taylor

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Discover the Best Historical Crime Novel of 2013 (Crime Writers’ Association Ellis Peters Award) with this FREE 100 page extract from the No.1 bestselling author of THE AMERICAN BOY. ‘Andrew Taylor’s historical crime fiction is always an event,’ Guardian.August, 1778. British-controlled Manhattan is a melting pot of soldiers, traitors and refugees, surrounded by rebel forces as the American War of Independence rages on.Into this simmering tension sails Edward Savill, a London clerk tasked with assessing the claims of loyalists who have lost out during the war.Savill lodges with the ageing Judge Wintour, his ailing wife, and their enigmatic daughter-in-law Arabella. However, as Savill soon learns, what the Wintours have lost in wealth, they have gained in secrets.The murder of a gentleman in the slums pulls Savill into the city’s underbelly. But when life is so cheap, why does one death matter? Because making a nation is a lucrative business, and some people cannot afford to miss out, whatever the price…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007557615
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/10/2013
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
Sales rank: 255,399
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Andrew Taylor is the author of a number of crime novels, including the ground-breaking Roth Trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama Fallen Angel, and the historical crime novels The Ashes of London, The Silent Boy, and The American Boy, a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and a 2005 Richard & Judy Book Club Choice.

He has won many awards, including the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award (the only author to win it three times) and the CWA’s prestigious Diamond Dagger.

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