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The Scent of Death

(2013)
A novel by

 
From the bestselling author of THE AMERICAN BOY comes a brilliant new historical thriller set during the American War of Independence. Manhattan 1778 - the last part of America to remain under British rule. It is a city of secrets, profiteers, loyalists and double agents, and home to a swelling tide of refugees fleeing the forces of Congress and seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill has been sent by London,s American Department to look into the claims of dispossessed 'loyalists,. No sooner does he land, though, than he is taken to view the body of a gentleman found in Manhattan,s notorious Canvas Town. While the military authorities hang an escaped slave for the murder, Savill becomes convinced there has been a miscarriage of justice. But he finds a deeper mystery closer to home. Taking lodgings with the respected Wintour family, he becomes aware of strange tensions running beneath the household,s surface. Judge Wintour,s beautiful daughter-in-law, Arabella, is hiding a tragedy in her past, while his son is determined on a dangerous mission into enemy territory for some unknown personal end. And what of Mr Noak, the enigmatic clerk helping the Judge put his papers in order, but seemingly bent on some more dubious course of his own? What becomes clear to Savill is that the secrets within the Wintour home are dangerously entwined with the interests of the two warring countries, and that the killing in Canvas Town is just the start of a trail of murder that will touch those closest to him.

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Hardback Editions

October 2013 : UK Hardback
Title: The Scent Of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-7531-9208-X / 978-0-7531-9208-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-721351-4 / 978-0-00-721351-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-749307-X / 978-0-00-749307-4 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-814655-1 / 978-0-00-814655-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: The Scent Of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-7531-9209-8 / 978-0-7531-9209-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-721353-0 / 978-0-00-721353-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 0-00-721352-2 / 978-0-00-721352-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: HarperCollins
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February 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Scent of Death
Author(s): Andrew Taylor
Publisher: HarperCollins
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