1666. Newly married to a wealthy spice merchant, Kate Finche believes all her dreams of a happy family life are just around the corner until the Great Fire rages through London. She watches in horror as their livelihood goes up in flames, filling the air with the heady scents of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. As the city is devastated, Kate's husband Robert is forced to seek employment to ensure their survival, but when he is found drowned, Kate refuses to believe that he has taken his own life. Widowed and penniless, she seeks refuge in The House of Perfume, the home of blind perfumer Gabriel Harte, who awakens Kate's senses to a whole new world. But as she flees from this forbidden love, her husband's murderer comes looking for her ...
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Publisher: Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
|Publication date:||2nd January 2014|
|Publisher:||Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
Charlotte Betts began her working life as a fashion designer in London. A career followed in interior design, property management and lettings. Author photo © James GreedMore About Charlotte Betts