Based in part on the life of josephine tey—one of the most popular, best-loved crime writers of the Golden Age, Nicola Upson’s Fear in the Sunlight features legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock as a prominent character—and features the classic suspense and psychological tension that fans of Hitchcock films love.
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Time out london real-life british mystery writer Josephine Tey returns as a fictional sleuth in Angel with Two Faces—the second atmospheric mystery in Nicola Upson’s wonderfully inventive series. In this riveting sequel to expert in murder, tey, in league with intrepid policeman Detective Inspector Archie Penrose, is called upon to help unravel a dark and perplexing crime at a Cornwall country house and backstage at a local theater.
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Nine Lessons: A Josephine Tey MysteryCrooked Lane Books #ad - The body of the church’s organist is found in an opened grave, together with a photograph of a manor house and a cryptic note. Meanwhile, the change of seasons has also brought with it a series of vicious attacks against women in town, spreading fear and suspicion through the community. Soon, and in the shadow of king’s college chapel, another body is revealed, Archie uncovers a connection twenty-five years old which haunted both victims—as well as some of their living companions.
Called to the peaceful wooded churchyard of St-John’s-at-Hampstead, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose faces one of the most audacious and unusual murders of his career. One has concealed an important secret from Archie which now threatens to come to light. The image leads archie to Cambridge, where the crisp autumn air has brought with it bustling life to the ancient university and town.
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. Yet this old crime—dubbed the Red Barn murder—still seems to haunt the tight-knit village and its remote inhabitants. But josephine is not the only benefactor—a woman named Lucy Kyte is also in Hester’s will. Sorting through the artifacts of her godmother’s life, Josephine is intrigued by an infamous death committed on the cottage’s grounds a century before.
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Josephine’s dear friend, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose, has the case wrapped up before long. But when a second, it falls to josephine to unravel a web of betrayal, jealousy, seemingly related murder throws Penrose for a loop, and long-held secrets… caught all the while in a love triangle of her own making.
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London, 1937. Just one of the many planned festivities for the historic coronation is a BBC radio adaptation of Queen of Scots, and the original playwright, Josephine Tey, has been invited to sit in on rehearsals. Soon, however, Josephine gets wrapped up in another sort of drama. Following the gloomy days of the abdication of King Edward VIII, the entire city is elated to welcome King George.
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In the aftermath of a second murder, the writer and the policeman must join together to stop a ruthless killer who will apparently stop at nothing. Detective inspector archie penrose is convinced that the killing is connected to the play, and that Tey herself is in danger of becoming a victim of her own success.
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In the summer of 1915, the sudden death of a young girl brings grief and notoriety to Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. Years later, josephine tey returns to the same house--now much changed--and remembers the two women with whom she once lodged as a young teacher during the Great War.
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Or simply some macabre practical joke? .