By Nicola Upson
Intrepid author and novice sleuth Josephine Tey returns during this 6th installment of Nicola Upson’s well known series—perfect for enthusiasts of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot and Jaqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs—that unfolds in Thirties London as England prepares to crown a brand new king.
London, 1937. Following the gloomy days of the abdication of King Edward VIII, the full urban is elated to welcome King George. only one of the numerous deliberate festivities for the old coronation is a BBC radio variation of Queen of Scots, and the unique playwright, Josephine Tey, has been invited to sit down in on rehearsals.
Soon, despite the fact that, Josephine will get wrapped up in one other kind of drama. The lead actress has been snoozing with Britain’s so much venerable newsman, Anthony Beresford—and his humiliated spouse occurs to paintings within the development. The sordid affair turns out to arrive its bloody climax whilst Beresford is shot to dying in his broadcasting sales space on the deafening peak of the coronation ceremony.
Josephine’s expensive good friend, Detective leader Inspector Archie Penrose, has the case wrapped up prior to lengthy. but if a moment, doubtless comparable homicide throws Penrose for a loop, it falls to Josephine to resolve an internet of betrayal, jealousy, and long-held secrets and techniques… stuck the entire whereas in a love triangle of her personal making.
Charming and provocative, thick with the ambience of prewar England, London Rain is a charming portrait of a urban at the edge—and an unforgettable girl consistently one step sooner than her time.
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London Rain: A New Mystery Featuring Josephine Tey (Josephine Tey Mysteries Book 6) by Nicola Upson