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- DescriptionKate Shackleton joins Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs... They make excellent heroines. --Literary ReviewFrances Brody's refreshingly complex heroine (Kirkus Reviews), picks up a case that takes her to the refined streets of 1920s Harrogate in A Medal for MurderA pawn-shop robberyIt's rest for the wicked as Kate Shackleton picks up her second professional sleuthing case. But exposing the culprit of a pawn-shop robbery turns sinister when her investigation takes her to Harrogate in Yorkshire, England - and murder is only one step behind ...A fatal stabbingA night at the theatre should have been just what the doctor ordered, until Kate stumbles across a body in the doorway. The knife sticking out of its chest definitely suggests a killer in the theatre's midst.A ransom demandKate likes thing better than a mystery - and thing better than solving them. So when a ransom te demands 1,000 for the safe return of the play's leading lady, the refined streets of Harrogate play host to Kate's skills in piecing together clues - and luring criminals out of their lairs...
- Author BiographyFRANCES BRODY is the author of Dying in the Wool, A Medal for Murder, and Murder in the Afternoon. She lives in the North of England, where she was born and grew up. Frances started her writing life in radio, with many plays and short stories broadcast by the BBC. She has also written for television and theatre. Before turning to crime, she wrote sagas, winning the HarperCollins Elizabeth Elgin award for most regionally evocative debut saga of the millennium.
- Author(s)Frances Brody
- PublisherSt. Martin's Griffin
- Date of Publication14/01/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleKate Shackleton Mystery
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSt. Martin's Griffin
- Weight372 g
- Width138 mm
- Height212 mm
- Spine29 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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