Sorry for the Dead
A compelling murder mystery in which events shift between a world on the brink of a devastating world war and the deadly aftermath of that war.
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** Longlisted for the CWA Sapere Books Historial Dagger 2020 **
‘Haunting . . . Superlative.’ Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month
‘A terrific novel.’ A. N. Wilson
Summer, 1915: a young woman falls to her death at Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. But was it an accident?
Twenty years later, Josephine Tey is faced with the accusation that it was murder, and that she was complicit in the crime. Can she clear her name and uncover the truth, exposing the darkest secrets of that apparently idyllic summer?
Haunting . . . Superlative.
A terrific novel.
Wonderful . . . Upson creates a sense of time and place beautifully.
A superior mystery . . . The end comes with an avalanche of shocking revelations.
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