By Frances Brody
An problematic plot set within the Nineteen Twenties English geographical region and Frances Brody's "refreshingly complicated heroine" (Kirkus) Kate Shackleton make Death of an Avid Reader an soaking up sixth installment during this secret, ideal for fanatics of Jacqueline Winspear and Agatha Christie.
The look for a Daughter
woman Coulton gave up the infant that will have ruined her marriage, born while Lord Coulton used to be in a foreign country. Now that her husband is death, she asks Kate to discover Sophia.
A Haunted Library
it truly is 40 years because the ghost of a useless librarian haunted the previous library, but the tales have began back. Kate doesn't think in ghosts yet obligingly takes half in a rite to expel the stressed spirit. Shockingly, there's a physique within the basement, strangled, and coated in dusty volumes from a fallen bookcase. it really is Dr. Potter, a mathematician.
A Killer at the Loose
Dr. Potter’s physique is taken away. The police discover a unwell guy sheltering within the basement. he's an Italian, Umberto, an organ grinder and proprietor of a full of life Capuchin monkey. Umberto turns into the top suspect and should be charged with homicide. Kate is going with Umberto to the infirmary. yet he's too vulnerable to be a suspect. And now Kate needs to got down to locate the true culprit...
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Death of an Avid Reader: A Kate Shackleton Mystery by Frances Brody