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OF A CREW STARTING WITH A a crew starting with a Sunday dinner This sets p a wonderful take on the traditional Scheherazade story with Wedge tasked to cook a completely Ancient Magick Conjuration of Power uniue meal every week in exchange for his continued breathing The firstarter or so mostly revolves around Wedge s desire to escape It does a good job of setting the scene and introducing the crew but I was left desperately longing for Mabbot Wedge is mostly alone and apart from the other crew members though he does
FIND HIMSELF TEACHING JOSHUA THE DEAFhimself teaching Joshua the deaf boy to read However after an escape attempt leaves him in worse straits than before and yet simultaneously in the captain s confidence he s able to start if not accepting acclimating to a pirate s life This is where the action really sets in and it s Choosing the Right Pond uite exciting Ship battles featuring solar death rays and horrific storms Flayings a saboteur lost limbs explosions women disguised as men long lost relatives prison breaks It really swashes the buckle Mabbot being chased by the late Ramsey s hired hand hoping to catch and deliver her to England before his crew realizes their money went with the dead is on a very personalest to catch the Brass Fox and destroy Real Love uite a lot of opium along the way The circuitous journey winding through EnglandWest Africa India the South China sea Macau and out to the Americas brings treasure and triumph even a stove for Wedge along with bloodshed and loss The descriptions of the locales and locals while not always politically correct by 21st century conventions are not to be missed But it s the love in between the action pieces that really sets Cinnamon and Gunpowder apart The narrator describes every meal withtter reverence somewhere betw I need to preface this review with the statement that lady pirates are most likely my favorite all time
HISTORICAL SUBJECT I STUDY AND READsubject I study and read them I watch TV and films with them I even create my own lady pirate characters for stories This book is a hilarious whimsical novel that features two of my favorite things pirate The Rhetoric of Reaction ueens and FOOD Captured by the red haired Mad Hannah Mabbot Shark of the Indian Ocean. Poche ore dopo gli imponen patto ogni domenica preparerà per lei The Ghost Light Kids Get Hooked un pranzo delizioso in cambio resterà vivo Owen accetta e restaindi a bordo della Flying Rose Accanto a lui lo sguattero Joshua a cui insegna a leggere e a scrivere; il gigantesco Apples comandante in seconda e due gemelli cinesi Feng e Bai esperti di arti marziali Mentre si affanna a creare deliziose por. .
free read Cinnamon and Gunpowder.
This turned out to be a bit of a disappointment I think it
#was most likely a victim of my false expectations I was expecting a #most likely a victim of my false expectations I was expecting a and hilarious historical romance romp What I actually got was a weird historical fiction with a touch of fantasy and a tiny bit of romance Mad Hannah Mabbot the notorious pirate captain is a terror on the high seas and a thorn in the side of the the notorious pirate captain is a terror on the high seas and a thorn in the side of the Pendelton Trading Company During a raid where she kills a high ranking Pendelton official Lord Ramsey she decides to kidnap his cook That cook is Owen Wedgwood She gives Owen a simple choice cook her a Sunday meal fit for a een each week or suffer the same fate as his former master My main issue with this was the lack of humor and romance It was a fairly dark read at times as the pirates were not the most moral of characters you will ever encounter It also painted a fair picture of life in the 1800s which was pretty bleak for a lot of people I did warm a bit to both Mabbot and Owen towards the end of the story but they were hardly the most likeable characters I ve ever read about All in all this recovered from a bad start to solidify into a fairly average read Rating 25 starsAudio Note James Langton did a decent job with the audio Read This Review More Like It At Ageless Pages Reviews Cinnamon and Gunpowder is a hard book to review because it s a hard book to define Part adventure part food writing and part romance this epistolary novel is as complex as the dinners Wedge creates as beautiful as the love that grows and as bittersweet as the ending Tears weren t expected in a story about a chef creating new meals for a group of pirates every week but they came all the sameI was madly head over heels in love with Hannah Mabbot from 2% into the book when she broke into a dinner party stepped onto the dining table and then delivered the greatest line in
bookdom Tell the devil to keep my tea hot I m running late Then she fired point blank withoutTell the devil to keep my tea hot I m running late Then she fired point blank without or provocation into Ramsey s defenseless body Done Eli Brown now owns my heartMabbot loots the house taking Ramsey s chef Wedgwood in the pillaging She s decided a captain should hav. Owen Wedgwood è n cuoco molto rinomato che lavora per il ricchissimo e potentissimo lord Ramsey Un giorno – siamo nel 1819 – fa irruzione nel palazzo Triumph (TriAlpha Chronicles, una banda di pirati comandati dalla rossa Hannah Mabbot checcide Ramsey e tutti i suoi ospiti e rapisce il cuoco Wedgwood Hannah che tutti ritengono pazza e che proprio per We Love You, Charlie Freeman uesto han enorme ascendente sui suoi The Messy Accident (An ABDL Story) uomini. Personal chef Owen Wedgwood must now spend his weeks cooking her feasts in a ship s galley with the barest of larders He s short on supplies and has none of the implements that a self respecting French trained chef would reuire so he s forced to improviseWhile I was searching vainly for a rolling pin it occurred to me to try a cannonball I have to admit it works well enough for pirate pastaOwen narrates the novel and his tone is pitch perfect he s a sort of swashbuckling Jeeves He s dry and sometimesnintentionally it seems laugh out loud funny As an pstanding Christian gentleman he thoroughly
DISAPPROVES OF MAD MABBOT WHICH MAKESof Mad Mabbot which makes shared
SCENES THE BEST IN THE BOOK MABBOT IS CLEVERthe best in the book Mabbot is clever and ruthless and she inspires ndying loyalty in her pirate crew In short she s a badass pirate een and her juxtaposition with the dour Owen makes for a great matchupEli Brown also than matches Brian Jacues in the fictional feast department did anyone else sometimes think about becoming a vegan woodland creature when they were younger Owen s creations sound delicious even when he s turned a homing pigeon into braised suab The language around food and eating was
eually greatAfter only a few minutes of intoxicated burps and happy rocking Mabbot eyed thegreatAfter only a few minutes of intoxicated burps and happy rocking Mabbot eyed the mango tart as a pugilist eyes a rival She carved herself a slice and with the very same knife which she wiped ickly Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California (1902) upon a towel reached between her shoulder blades and cut theppermost tethers of her corset to make room Cinnamon and Gunpowder has its weaknesses Hannah Mabbot is so sympathetic a character because she s thoroughly modern Love Show under her jade handled pistols the plot barrels along but the book can sometimes drag in places and elements are so ridiculous that they beg disbelief Of course that s part of the fun of the book If you re in the mood for a fun read withnforgettable characters this is the book for you Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel From Beginning to Bookend Cinnamon and Gunpowder is a culinary delight served with eccentric pirates treacherous waters and a wild haired fiery tempered female pirate Captai. Tate dai miseri ingredienti della dispensa e dal pesce pescato dai marinai Wedgwood impara che Hannah non è solo Origin (Robert Langdon, una spietata piratessa capace di far divorare vivon traditore dai gabbiani ma anche The Riddle of the Yellow Canary una donna forte che si fa strada inn mondo maschile senza perdere il fascino della femminilità Una storia di avventura ma anche na favola anarchica dove si mescolano a e gus. .