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Scent Of Death by Andrew Taylor

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Scent Of Death
Andrew Taylor

HarperCollins
October 2014
On Sale: October 14, 2014
368 pages
ISBN: 0007213514
EAN: 9780007213511
Kindle: B00GLH00TM
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery

From the No.1 bestselling author of THE AMERICAN BOY comes a new historical thriller set during the American War of Independence.

‘This is the story of a woman and a city. I saw the city first, shimmering from afar like the new Jerusalem in the setting sun. It was Sunday, 2nd August 1778.’

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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