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Oxford Shift

Veronica Stallwood

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery

'Gives Colin Dexter a run for his money among the dreaming spires... Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly written thrillers' [THE TIMES]

'Enjoyable' [Gerald Kaufman, SCOTSMAN]

'This is the best novel yet in this series' [GOOD BOOK GUIDE]

Joyce Fielding walked out one afternoon into the streets of Oxford and just disappeared. And now, Kate Ivory has been hired to find her. Joyce is a respectable widow in her sixties and there is nothing at first glance to explain her disappearance, so Kate consults her own mother, the irrepressible Roz, to help solve the puzzle. It isn t long before Kate, following Joyce s trail, discovers a dead body. The police may think that Joyce is a murderer and Kate an interfering amateur, but Kate realises that Joyce has unwittingly walked into danger, and that the hunt for the missing grandmother is a race against time...

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Praise for Oxford Shift

  • 'Gives Colin Dexter a run for his money among the dreaming spires... Stallwood has fought her way to the top of the tree in British crime writing with some arrestingly written thrillers' [THE TIMES]

  • 'Enjoyable' [Gerald Kaufman, SCOTSMAN]

  • 'This is the best novel yet in this series' [GOOD BOOK GUIDE]

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Veronica Stallwood

Veronica Stallwood was born in London, educated abroad and now lives near Oxford. In the past she has worked at the Bodleian Library and more recently at New College Library.

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