By Frances Brody
Frances Brody returns with an tricky, soaking up plot whereas taking pictures the ambience and language of Nineteen Twenties England within the 8th publication of her comfortable secret series.
Nothing ever occurs in August, and tenacious sleuth Kate Shackleton merits a break.
Heading off for a long-overdue vacation to Whitby, she visits her college good friend Alma who works as a fortune teller there. Kate were anticipating a soothing seashore sojourn, yet upon arrival discovers that Alma's daughter Felicity has disappeared, leaving her mom a word and the pawn price tag for his or her purely asset: a watch-guard.
What makes this extra interesting is the jeweler who complicated Felicity the thirty shillings is Jack Phillips, Alma's present gentleman friend.
Kate can not help yet get entangled, and is going to the jeweller's store to get a few solutions. whilst she makes a frightening discovery within the again room, it turns into transparent that her providers are wanted. Met through a wall of silence by way of city officers, willing to take care of Whitby's idyllic façade, it really is as much as Kate - ably assisted via Jim Sykes and Mrs Sugden - to find the reality at the back of Felicity's disappearance.
And they are saying not anything occurs in August...
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Death at the Seaside: A Kate Shackleton Mystery by Frances Brody