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A Rustle of Silk

(2016)
(The first book in the Gabriel Taverner Mystery series)
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1603. Former ship's surgeon Gabriel Taverner is attempting to re-establish himself as a physician in rural Devon but it's not easy to gain the locals' trust and a series of disturbing incidents convinces him that at least one person does not welcome his presence.

Called out to examine a partially decomposed body found beside the river, Gabriel discovers he has a personal connection to the dead man. Teaming up with coroner Theophilus Davey to find out how the man died, Gabriel uncovers some darker aspects of the lucrative silk trade which operates from nearby Plymouth. It soon becomes frighteningly apparent that the people closest to him have been keeping dangerous secrets.

Genre: Historical Mystery    

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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Rustle of Silk: A New Forensic Mystery Series Set in Stuart England (Gabriel Taverner Mystery)
Author(s): Alys Clare
ISBN: 0-7278-9592-3 / 978-0-7278-9592-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Rustle of Silk: A new forensic mystery series set in Stuart England (A Gabriel Taverner Mystery)
Author(s): Alys Clare
ISBN: 0-7278-8656-8 / 978-0-7278-8656-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

November 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Rustle of Silk (A Gabriel Taverner Mystery)
Author(s): Alys Clare
ISBN: 1-84751-758-7 / 978-1-84751-758-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Paperbacks Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Rustle of Silk
Author(s): Alys Clare
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Rustle of Silk
Author(s): Alys Clare
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rustle of Silk, A: A new forensic mystery series set in Stuart England (A Gabriel Taverner Mystery)
Author(s): Alys Clare
Publisher: Severn House Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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