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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?
‘An arresting crime fiction tale set in 1915 in a Sussex agricultural college, where a young gym teacher witnesses a student’s bloody death.’
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