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Biddy Leigh, a young undercook at Mawton Hall, merely wants to marry her childhood sweetheart and set up her own tavern. However, when her master marries Lady Carinna, Biddy is swept into a life of scheming and lies as she is forced to accompany her new mistress to Italy, recording her observations in an old cookbook. Soon, she is at the centre of a murderous plot, one that could secure her future or guarantee her downfall.
About Martine Bailey
Martine Bailey is a British writer and amateur cook. She is presently working on a second historical novel