The Spice Merchant's Wife

by Charlotte Betts

Historical Fiction

The Spice Merchant's Wife Synopsis

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 ...

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ISBN: 9780749959289
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Publisher: Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749959289
Publication date: 2nd January 2014
Author: Charlotte Betts
Publisher: Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical romance,

About Charlotte Betts

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 Greed

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