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‘A great yarn – Shrager knows her food and she’s cooked up a storm. . . Rosie can write and Prudence Bulstrode is here to stay.’ Miriam Margolyes

‘Think bolshy Mrs Beeton meets Miss Marple, our rambunctious heroine, Prudence, hilariously stomps her way through a riotous and unpredictable plot. Witty, warm and so enjoyable’ Jo Brand

‘A Golden Age classic for the modern era – Rosemary Shrager has come up with a recipe to die for’ Anton Du Beke

‘True to form, this recipe is a real killer!’ Alan Titchmarsh

The irresistible debut novel from celebrity TV chef Rosemary Shrager where cosy crime and cookery collide!

When an old television rival, Deirdre Shaw, is found dead at the Cotswolds manor house where she was catering for a prestigious shooting weekend, Prudence is asked to step into the breach. Prudence is only too happy to take up the position and soon she is working in the kitchens of Farleigh Manor.

But Farleigh Manor is the home to secrets, both old and new. The site of a famous unsolved murder from the nineteenth century, Farleigh Manor has never quite shaken off its sensationalist past. It’s about to get a sensational present too. Because, the more she scratches beneath the surface of this manor and its guests, the more Prudence becomes certain that Deirdre Shaw’s death was no accident. She’s staring in the face of a very modern murder. . .

Praise for The Last Supper

‘A great yarn – Shrager knows her food and she’s cooked up a storm. Murder is the main course but the side dishes fascinate. A fascinating conclusion – Rosie can write and Prudence Bulstrode is here to stay. I look forward to more in this series.’ Miriam Margolyes

‘I’ve long admired Rosemary as a woman of many talents. I just hadn’t realized that writing is one of them. The Last Supper has pace and style and a very interesting cast of characters’ Richard Vines

‘Rosemary Shrager has created a welcome addition to the ranks of female amateur sleuths. The Last Supper is a witty, light-hearted mystery, in which the author has served up a tasty treat’ Simon Brett

‘The Last Supper is a charming, hugely entertaining book. Retired chef Prudence Bulstrode is cranky, stubborn and insightful; an utterly brilliant creation. I can’t wait to see what she gets up to next’ M W Craven

‘Discover how a Michelin-starred Miss Marple displays the skills of a bloodhound as she sniffs out the scent of a killer in this thriller that rises to a conclusion like a perfect souffle.’ Nick Ferrari




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