Death at the Wedding Feast

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Severn House Publishers, Limited, Apr 1, 2012 - Fiction - 213 pages
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An Apothecary John Rawlings Georgian mystery - Apothecary John Rawlings has travelled to Devon to be by the side of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who is due to give birth to their child. Leaving his shop – and his new carbonated water business – in good hands, John is presented with a surprise on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay. While Elizabeth is recuperating, he learns that Lady Sidmouth's daughter, Miranda, is to marry the elderly Earl of St Austell, who is fifty-four years her senior and has a cruel reputation. As the wedding day approaches, John feels increasingly uneasy, and before too long his worst forebodings are realized . . .

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Death at the Wedding Feast: A John Rawlings Mystery

User Review  - Teresa L. Jacobsen - Book Verdict

Apothecary John Rawlings's (Death and the Black Pyramid) uneasiness about a wedding match proves prescient. Lake brings Georgian England vividly to life in her 14th historical series title. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

When a bridegroom and several guests are murdered in front of him, an intrepid sleuth goes into action.February 1768: John Rawlings, apothecary of Shug Lane, Piccadilly, has finally succeeded in ... Read full review

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Lake is the pseudonym of a popular, best-selling historical novelist.

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