The second fantastically quirky crime novel featuring amateur sleuth extraordinare Kate Shackleton.
A pawn-shop robbery- It s no 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 - and murder is only one step behind...
A fatal stabbing- A 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 demand- Kate likes nothing better than a mystery - and nothing better than solving them. So when a ransom note 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...
Frances Brody is the author of twelve Kate Shackleton mysteries and three historical novels. Frances began her writing career in radio and has also written for theatre and television. Her novel Sisters on Bread Street won the HarperCollins Elizabeth Elgin Award. A Woman Unknown was shortlisted for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her stage plays have been toured by several theatre companies and produced at Manchester Library Theatre, the Gate and Nottingham Playhouse. Jehad was nominated for a Time Out Award.
Frances lived in New York for a time before studying at Ruskin College, Oxford, and reading English Literature and History at York University.
Visit Frances Brody online at www.francesbrody.com