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The debut book by Ed Whitfield, released on 17th June, Murder By The Bottle follows Keir Rothwell, an angry young man, spurned by his lover and mentor and removed from his art school for an inappropriate installation at the end of year show. Determined this will not be the end of his artistic endeavours, he gets a new job in a local wine shop that gives him a creative outlet, a chance to turn shop floor drudgery into an original work of art. But his wine critiques mock the shop’s clientele and tension builds on both sides of the counter. When his new project is threatened, conflict becomes murder and long-buried secrets threaten to destroy the artist. But Keir Rothwell will not be undone.