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    • The Chef's Secret

    • A Novel
    • By: Crystal King
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets - including the identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died. 

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Feast of Sorrow

    • A Novel of Ancient Rome
    • By: Crystal King
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On a blistering day in the 26th year of Augustus Caesar's reign, a young chef, Thrasius, is acquired for the exorbitant price of 20,000 denarii. His purchaser is the infamous gourmet Marcus Gavius Apicius, wealthy beyond measure, obsessed with a taste for fine meals from exotic places and a singular ambition: to serve as culinary adviser to Caesar, an honor that will cement his legacy as Rome's leading epicure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not just for foodies!

    • By TFH on 08-28-17

    Regular price: $24.47