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Blood & Sugar

by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Audiobooks of the Month Crime / Mystery Historical Fiction

Blood & Sugar Synopsis

Blood & Sugar is the thrilling debut historical crime novel from Laura Shepherd-Robinson.

June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded with a slaver’s mark.

Some days later, Captain Harry Corsham – a war hero embarking upon a promising parliamentary career – is visited by the sister of an old friend. Her brother, passionate abolitionist Tad Archer, had been about to expose a secret that he believed could cause irreparable damage to the British slaving industry. He’d said people were trying to kill him, and now he is missing . . .

To discover what happened to Tad, Harry is forced to pick up the threads of his friend’s investigation, delving into the heart of the conspiracy Tad had unearthed. His investigation will threaten his political prospects, his family’s happiness, and force a reckoning with his past, risking the revelation of secrets that have the power to destroy him.

And that is only if he can survive the mortal dangers awaiting him in Deptford . . .

Blood & Sugar Press Reviews

'A page-turner of a crime thriller . . . This is a world conveyed with convincing, terrible clarity’ C. J. Sansom

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781509880775
Publication date: 24/01/2019
Publisher: Mantle an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781509880812
Publication date: 24/01/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Format: Audiobook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509880812
Publication date: 24th January 2019
Author: Laura Shepherd-Robinson
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
Format: Audiobook
Genres: Audiobooks of the Month, Crime / Mystery, Historical Fiction,
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About Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Laura Shepherd-Robinson was born in Bristol in 1976. She has a BSc in Politics from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics. Laura worked in politics for nearly twenty years before re-entering normal life to complete an MA in Creative Writing at City University. She lives in London with her husband, Adrian. Blood & Sugar is her first novel.

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