An atmospheric and gripping mystery set in Oxford from Lady Antonia Fraser's Jemima Shore detective series. Perfect for fans of MORSE and ENDEAVOUR.
An atmospheric and gripping mystery set in Oxford - perfect for fans of MORSE and ENDEAVOUR
Lord Saffron, one of the young bloods at Oxford University, is heir to a considerable fortune.
But while making a documentary about the exotic lifestyles of the university's over-privileged set, Jemima Shore discovers that this handsome young man, with his lavish dances and sumptuous weekend parties, is not quite what he seems.
And when a student is murdered and a series of attempts are made on Saffron's life, Jemima realises that she has started a terrible chain of events...
A delectable entertainment - GUARDIAN
Dare one say the best Jemima Shore yet ... Some acid characterisation, much excitement, and lots of fun - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Antonia Fraser is the author of many widely acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers. She was awarded the Medlicott Medal by the Historical Association in 2000 and was made a DBE in 2011 for services to literature.
Her previous books include Mary Queen of Scots, King Charles II, The Weaker Vessel: Woman's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England, which won the Wolfson History Prize, Marie Antoinette: The Journey, Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform Bill 1832 and The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829. Must You Go?, a memoir of her life with Harold Pinter, was published in 2010, and My History: A Memoir of Growing Up in 2015. She lives in London.
Visit Antonia Fraser's website at www.antoniafraser.com