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The Empress Of Ice Cream

by Anthony Capella

The Empress Of Ice Cream Synopsis

FRANCE 1670. Carlo Demirco's mastery of the extraordinary new art of creating ice creams has brought him wealth, women, and a position at the court of Louis XIV. Then Carlo is sent to London, along with Louise de Keroualle, an impoverished lady-in-waiting. The most powerful ministers of two countries have decided that Louise is to be Charles II's new mistress, and will stop at nothing to make sure she submits. But Carlo too is fascinated by the enigmatic Frenchwoman.With the king's every pleasure the subject of plots and betrayals, and Carlo's only weapons his exquisite ice creams, soon he must decide . . . Where do his loyalties lie?

The Empress Of Ice Cream Press Reviews

Quirky historical fiction novel' IMAGE MAGAZINE IRELAND This compelling bodice-ripper in the Perfume tradition is delicious, treatsome and thrillingly frosty' MAIL * 'Luscious' STAR MAGAZINE *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751539448
Publication date: 5th August 2010
Author: Anthony Capella
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 416 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Anthony Capella

Anthony Capella is based in London and Oxford. He writes regular travel pieces for the Sunday Times, for which he researches exotic foods.

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