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Murder In The Afternoon (2011)

by Frances Brody(Favorite Author)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
0749954825 (ISBN13: 9780749954826)
Kate Shackleton
review 1: Enjoyable mystery in the Kate Shackleton series. In this one, her long-lost birth sister, 1 of 10, emerges (Kate was adopted)and asks Kate to help her find her husband, a quarry stonemason who dabbles in labor unions. Her little girl (Kate's niece) claims to have seen her father dead in the quarry before his body disappeared. Was it labor union politics gone bad? Or is Kate's sister hiding something much more sinister than their long-lost connection? Kate unravels the mystery with typical nerve and independence.
review 2: Brody definitely knows how to spin a yarn and keep the reader guessing. You do get a clear picture of most of her main characters -- some strong and compelling, especially Kate Shackleton, the primary character -- and some not so much. The tel
... moreling of the tale is the interest for me here because I don't feel drawn to the victim or many of the characters. Historical atmosphere, greatly affected by WWI is always compelling. less
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Series just keeps getting more interesting!
This might be the best one yet.
As usual, it's a good read :)
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