My first giveaway in my Australia Day, Aussie Author Giveaway!
Share with me in the comments section your favourite dessert/pastry/cake and be in the running to win a copy of the fun, decadent, riotous, witty and delicious historical romp set in the colonial days of Tasmania “The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte.” by Lesley Truffle ( review coming soon) **Giveaway open to Australian residents only. Giveaway ends midnight 28 January 2017. Winner will be randomly selected.
A wild romp of dastardly deeds, intrepid protagonists, dark villains, wild gangs, luxurious hotels…and mouth watering treats.
Revenge, redemption … and pastry. The witty new novel from the author of Hotel du Barry, for fans of Jonas Jonasson.
In the winter of 1912 on the wild West Coast of Tasmania, Wolfftown’s most notorious heiress and murderess, Sasha Torte, tells the tale of her own spectacular downfall.
Forsaken by her parents and raised by criminals and reprobates, Sasha becomes a world-famous pastry chef at the tender age of seventeen. Entanglement with the disreputable Dasher brothers leads to love, but also to a dangerous addiction.
Behind bars in Wolfftown’s gaol, Sasha sips premium champagne as she recalls a life of seduction, betrayal, ghosts, opium and an indiscreet quantity of confectionary – and plots her escape.
The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte: revenge, redemption and pastry, is a novel of dastardly deeds, intrepid protagonists, dark villains, wild gangs, luxurious hotels … and murder.
About Lesley Truffle:
While exhibiting her art photography in Melbourne galleries Lesley realised she wanted to create imaginary stories and interior monologues, and returned to writing.
Her fiction piece ‘A Man of Fashion’ was published in ‘Scarlet Stiletto:The Second Cut’ in 2011, and ‘Memoir of a Trollop’ was performed by Baggage Productions: Madwomen Monologues in 2013. ‘Memoir of a Trollop’ will be performed again as part of the Madwomen Monologues retrospective in November 2016.
Lesley’s first novel, ‘Hotel du Barry’ was published in 2016 and ‘The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte’ was published by Harper Collins January 23 2017.
**Thanks to HarperCollinsPublishers Australia and Lesley Truffle for generously providing this book for the giveaway.