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Murder on a Summer's Day

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3rd September 2020

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349400587

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Frances Brody has made it to the top rank of crime writersDaily Mail

A Maharajah on the Moors

When the India Office seek help in finding Maharajah Narayan, last seen hunting on the Bolton Abbey estate, they call upon the expertise of renowned PI Kate Shackleton to investigate.

A Priceless Jewel


A missing person’s case turns to murder when, shot through the heart, it’s clear to Kate that Narayan’s body has not been in the woods overnight. Who brought it here, and from where? And what has happened to the hugely valuable diamond that was in the Maharajah’s possession?

An inexplicable murder . . .


As Kate digs deeper, she soon discovers that vengeance takes many forms. Was the Maharajah’s sacrilegious act of shooting a white doe to blame? Or are growing rumours of a political motive too powerful for Kate to discount?

One thing Kate is sure of: her own skills and insights. Qualities that she is sure will help her unravel a mysterious murder on that fateful summer’s day . . .

Praise from the Kate Shackleton mysteries:

Frances Brody has made it to the top rank of crime writersDaily Mail

‘Brody’s writing is like her central character Kate Shackleton: witty, acerbic and very, very perceptive’ Ann Cleeves

‘Kate Shackleton is a splendid heroine’ Ann Granger

‘Delightful’ People’s Friend

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Reviews

The Bookbag
Well, it's brilliant
Rutland Times
There are shades of [Agatha] Christie in Brody's popular 1920s series featuring amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton
Independent
Elegantly written