• Title : An Appetite for Violets

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  • ISBN: 1250056918

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 400 pages


An Appetite for Violets Description

That s how it is for us servants No one pays you much heed mostly you re invisible as furniture Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there A writing desk lies open and you cannot help but read a paper Then you find something, something you should not have found.Irrepressible Biddy Leigh, under cook at the forbidding Mawton Hall, can t wait to settle down with her sweetheart and set up her own tavern But when her elderly master marries the young, enigmatic Lady Carinna, Biddy is unwittingly swept up into a world of scheming, secrets, and lies.Forced to accompany her new mistress to Italy, Biddy takes with her an old household book of recipes, The Cook s Jewel, in which she records her observations When she finds herself embroiled in a murderous conspiracy, Biddy realises that the secrets she holds could be the key to her survival or her downfall AN APPETITE FOR VIOLETS is an utterly compelling story of food, obsession and mystery, introducing a brilliant new voice in historical fiction..



An Appetite for Violets Reviews

thumbnail Title: An Appetite for Violets
Author:Martine Bailey
ISBN :1250056918
ranting: 1.5
Reviewer: 707 Reviews
Description: That s how it is for us servants No one pays you much heed mostly you re invisible as furniture Yet you overhear a conversation here, and add a little gossip there A writing desk lies open and you

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