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    • ISBN:9780748115129
    • Publication date:05 Aug 2010

The Empress Of Ice Cream

By Anthony Capella

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The intoxicating new historical fiction novel from the bestselling author of The Food of Love. Sensual and erotic, this novel continues Capella's trademark themes of romance and food.

FRANCE 1670. Carlo Demirco's mastery of the extraordinary new art of creating ice creams has brought him wealth, women, and a position at the court of Louis XIV.

Then Carlo is sent to London, along with Louise de Keroualle, an impoverished lady-in-waiting. The most powerful ministers of two countries have decided that Louise is to be Charles II's new mistress, and will stop at nothing to make sure she submits.

But Carlo too is fascinated by the enigmatic Frenchwoman.With the king's every pleasure the subject of plots and betrayals, and Carlo's only weapons his exquisite ice creams, soon he must decide . . . Where do his loyalties lie?

Biographical Notes

Anthony Capella is based in London and Oxford and this is his fourth novel. He writes regular travel pieces for the Sunday Times, where he researches exotic foods. Visit his website at www.anthonycapella.com

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  • ISBN: 9780751539448
  • Publication date: 05 Aug 2010
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Sphere
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