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The Death of Lucy Kyte

Nicola Upson

‘Who is Lucy Kyte?’
Macdonald shrugged. ‘Your guess is as good as mine. Lucy Kyte is a mystery.’

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571366415
Date Published
04.02.2021
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Summary

The fifth novel in the enthralling series starring Golden Age crime writer Josephine Tey

A house that can’t rest
A crime that won’t fade…

When Josephine inherited a remote Suffolk cottage from her godmother, it came full of secrets. Sorting through the artefacts of her godmother’s life, Josephine is intrigued by an infamous murder committed near the cottage a century before. Yet this old crime – dubbed the Red barn murder – still seems to haunt the tight-knit village and its remote inhabitants.

As Josephine settles into the house, she knows that something dark has a tight hold on the heart of this small community. Is it just the ghosts of the Red Barn murder, or is there something very much alive that she needs to fear?

Trapped in this isolated community and surrounded by shadows of obsession, abuse and deceit, can Josephine untangle history from present danger and prevent a deadly cycle beginning once again?

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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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