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Inspired by eighteenth-century household books of recipes, writing historical fiction has allowed Martine to indulge in her obsessions with food, history and travel. As an amateur cook, Martine won the Merchant Gourmet Recipe Challenge and was a former UK Dessert Champion, cooking at Le Meurice in Paris. In pursuit of authenticity she has studied with food historian Ivan Day and experienced Georgian food and fashion at first-hand with an historic re-enactment society. Martine lives in Cheshire, England and Auckland, New Zealand. She is married with one son and is currently writing a second historical novel.

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An Appetite for Violets by Martine Bailey
An Appetite for Violets
Martine Bailey
An enticing and irresistible 18th century mystery, stuffed full of historical treats. The first chapter jumps six months ahead of the main story and hints at the spicy intrigue to come; however it’s the tour through the 1770’s, the arduous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2015

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