Publication Date: 02/04/2020 ISBN: 9781912626601 Category:

The Cut-Throat Cafe

Nicki Thornton

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Publication Date: 02/04/2020 ISBN: 9781912626601 Category:
Paperback / Softback




The third magical murder mystery in the bestselling Seth Seppi
series, which started with The Last Chance Hotel – Harry
Potter meets Robin Stevens!
Seth and his talking
cat Nightshade arrive in the magical town of Gramichee to gain an
apprenticeship: he’s finally read to qualify as a magician. But
he soon discovers that the existing apprentices are under attack
at the town’s Scrumdiddlyumptious Caf , which is far more deadly
than it is delightful. Seth’s got his hands full, as usual. Can he
pass his exams, discover who’s murdering the apprentices, and stop
them before they strike again?


‘This mystery is a worthy prizewinner
… a jolly, atmospheric mystery.’THE TIMES

like [Agatha] Christie, can turn murder into a
thoroughly comforting bedtime read.’ THE TELEGRAPH

all kinds of fun: a locked-room murder mystery paced
breathlessly, but fruited with humour, poignancy and great character

‘[A] mash-up of murder
mystery and fantasy that celebrates food and cooking, and is
full of great characters, plot twists and intriguing detail.’

‘Featuring magical antics, a talking cat
and a locked-room murder mystery, Seth’s story reads like an old-school
whodunnit with added wizards and spells and echoes of ancient
sorcery.’ BOOKTRUST

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