Soon, however, Josephine gets wrapped up in another sort of drama. The sordid affair seems to reach its bloody climax when Beresford is shot to death in his broadcasting booth at the deafening height of the coronation ceremony. Josephine’s dear friend, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose, has the case wrapped up before long.
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Following the gloomy days of the abdication of King Edward VIII, the entire city is elated to welcome King George. The lead actress has been sleeping with Britain’s most venerable newsman, Anthony Beresford—and his humiliated wife happens to work in the building.
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Nicola upson blends biography and fiction, and a touch of Alfred Hitchcock in Fear in the Sunlight, excitement and menace, a mystery starring real-life writer Josephine Tey. Summer, 1936: josephine tey joins her friends in the resort village of Portmeirion to celebrate her fortieth birthday. Alfred hitchcock and his wife, are there to sign a deal to film Josephine’s novel, Alma Reville, A Shilling for Candles, and Alfred Hitchcock has one or two tricks up his sleeve to keep the holiday party entertained—and expose their deepest fears.
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But josephine is not the only benefactor—a woman named Lucy Kyte is also in Hester’s will. Sorting through the artifacts of her godmother’s life, Josephine is intrigued by an infamous death committed on the cottage’s grounds a century before. In this atmospheric, intriguing historical mystery brimming with psychological tension, an unexpected inheritance plunges beloved British mystery author Josephine Tey into a disturbing puzzle of dark secrets eerily connecting the present and the past.
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James herself calls, “A new and assured talent. ”. In this riveting sequel to expert in murder, in league with intrepid policeman Detective Inspector Archie Penrose, Tey, is called upon to help unravel a dark and perplexing crime at a Cornwall country house and backstage at a local theater. As befits a tribute to the golden age of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.
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Called to the peaceful wooded churchyard of St-John’s-at-Hampstead, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose faces one of the most audacious and unusual murders of his career. Meanwhile, the change of seasons has also brought with it a series of vicious attacks against women in town, spreading fear and suspicion through the community.
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Mystery author josephine tey and Archie's lover Bridget Foley have each recently settled in Cambridge, though both women are not equally happy to see him.
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. Fans of P. D. Jamesauthor nicola upson brings legendary mystery writer Josephine Tey back for a third investigation in Two for Sorrow, the spellbinding follow-up to An Expert in Murder and Angel with Two Faces. A new and assured talent…. Nicola Upson is to be congratulated. P. D.
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But joy turns to horror when her arrival coincides with the murder of a young woman she had befriended on the train ride—and Tey is plunged into a mystery as puzzling as any in her own works. Detective inspector archie penrose is convinced that the killing is connected to the play, and that Tey herself is in danger of becoming a victim of her own success.
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Especially when Daisy discovers that his death was no accident. In a series debut that is sure to delight fans of the classic British cosy mystery, Death at Wentwater Court brings readers old and new back to the "golden age" of mystery. But all is not well there when she arrives. Lord wentwater's young wife has become the center of a storm of jealousy, and, some not-unwanted amorous attention, animosity, possibly, which has disrupted the peace of the bucolic country household.
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. In the summer of 1915, the sudden death of a young girl brings grief and notoriety to Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. As past and present collide, with murders decades apart, Josephine is forced to face the possibility that the scandal which threatened to destroy those women's lives hid a much darker secret.
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Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler the Narraways meet at their hotel in Jaffa. Pursued by a shadowy figure with evil intent, they embark on a dangerous yet ultimately enlightening pilgrimage to the holy city, where the mysterious message on the parchment may finally be revealed.
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In the spirit of the season, new york times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery.
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It soon becomes clear that whoever is behind the disappearances might just want Johnny and Tracy dead too. Black eye, by a young and impecunious ex-pilot, a novel in the great classic tradition of British thrillers, recounts the first case handled by the Black Eye Detective Agency, Devon, set up in Torquay, Johnny Black.
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