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Laura Rahme

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Laura Rahme is a French-Australian author.

Born in Dakar, Senegal and inspired by her Lebanese, French and Vietnamese heritage, she has a passion for covering historical and cultural ground in her writing.

She has written,

𝓣𝓱𝓮 𝓜𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓢𝓽𝓸𝓻𝔂𝓽𝓮𝓵𝓵𝓮𝓻𝓼 (2012) - a historical saga set in China's Early Ming Dynasty.
𝓣𝓱𝓮 𝓜𝓪𝓼𝓬𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓪𝓻𝓲 (2014) - a historical mystery with supernatural themes set in 15th century Venice.
𝓙𝓾𝓵𝓲𝓮𝓷'𝓼 𝓣𝓮𝓻𝓻𝓸𝓻 (2017) - a French Revolution psychological thriller/mystery which pays homage to her Breton origins.

Her latest novel, 𝓣𝓱𝓮 𝓢𝓮𝓬𝓻𝓮𝓽 𝓸𝓯 𝓒𝓱𝓪𝓷𝓽𝓲𝓵𝓵𝔂 is also set in France. It features first celebrity chef, Marie-Antoine Carême (1784 - 1833) and his relationship with one of France's most influential figures, Charles Maurice de Talleyra
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The Ming Storytellers

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Le Secret de Chantilly - Antonin Carême et Grimod de la Reynière



Alexandre Balthasar Grimod de la Reynière, cet aristocrate mal aimé de ses parents qui au temps de Napoléon, devint le premier critique gastronomique. Il publia des almanachs allant jusqu'à influencer la consommation des bourgeois dans tout l'Empire ainsi que celle des touristes Anglais.
Dans mon livre, Le Secret de Chantilly, il en fait voir bien des couleurs au jeune chef pâtissier, Antonin C Read more of this blog post »
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“Marguerite, do not fear l"Anaon."
"What is l"Anaon?" I asked.
"It is the land of the dead," he replied. "Do you know, Marguerite, there is only a thin gate between the land of the living and of the dead? Where your parents have gone, they are always close.”
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message 5: by Laura

Laura Lovely meeting you, Tom.

Best,
Laura


message 4: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Laura,

Thank you for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


message 3: by Laura

Laura Lovely to share with you, Macarena :)


ℳacarena Hello Laura,

Thanks for your friend request.

Have a nice day! :)

Greetings from Chile.


message 1: by Laura

Laura For those who have read The Ming Storytellers, there is a fun quiz on Facebook called What The Ming Storytellers Character are you? You would need to login to complete it. But here it is, enjoy ;) http://apps.facebook.com/quizmaker/qu...


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