Death at the Wedding Feast
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 MysteryUser 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