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London Rain

Nicola Upson

The latest instalment of the much-loved series starring Josephine Tey from Nicola Upson

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9780571287772
Date Published
02.06.2015
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Summary

May, 1937. Josephine Tey is in London to oversee a BBC radio production of her play, Queen of Scots. Meanwhile, the country is preparing to crown a new king.

At the height of the Coronation celebrations, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose is called in to investigate the murder of one of the BBC’s best-known broadcasters. A second victim – his mistress, and the play’s leading actress – suggests that the motive lies close to home, but Josephine suspects that the killings are linked to a decade-old scandal.

With Archie’s hands tied by politics, and his attention taken by another, seemingly unrelated death, it is left to Josephine to get to the truth – and to confront at first-hand the deadly consequences of love, deceit and betrayal.

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Nicola Upson’s debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of crime novels whose main character is Josephine Tey, who – along with Agatha Christie – was one of the masters of Britain’s Golden Age of crime writing. She was shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger in 2018 for Nine Lessons and longlisted in 2021 for…

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