Kate Shackleton Mysteries
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  • 1
    Dying in the Wool | Frances Brody

    Dying in the Wool

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Sandra Hunt
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    Take one quiet Yorkshire Village, add a measure of mystery, a sprinkling of scandal and Kate Shackleton - amateur sleuth extraordinaire! Bridgestead is a quiet village: a babbling brook, rolling hills and a working mill at its heart. Pretty and remote, nothing exceptional happens...except for the day when Joshua Braithwaite goes missing in dramatic circumstances, never to be heard of again.

    Very glad I found the Kate Shackleton books

    I came across this book in one of the audible sales and I'm very happy to have found it. The characters are interesting and the plot line was strong -..Show More »

    Reviewed on 03 September 2016 by Rebecca ()
  • 2
    A Medal for Murder | Frances Brody

    A Medal for Murder

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    A Pawnshop Robbery: It's no rest for the wicked as Kate Shackleton picks up her second professional sleuthing case. But exposing the culprit of a pawnshop robbery turns sinister when her investigation takes her to Harrogate - and murder is only one step behind.... A Fatal Stabbing: A night at the theatre should be just what the doctor ordered - until Kate stumbles across a body in the doorway.

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  • 3
    Murder in the Afternoon | Frances Brody

    Murder in the Afternoon

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    Young Harriet and her brother, Austin, have always been scared of the quarry where their stonemason father works. So when they find him dead on the cold ground, they scarper quick smart and look for some help. When help arrives, however, the quarry is deserted, and there is no sign of the body. Were the children mistaken? Is their father not dead? Did he simply get up and run away?

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  • 4
    A Woman Unknown | Frances Brody

    A Woman Unknown

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    The Woman Unknown: Deirdre Fitzpatrick is married to a man who wants to know where she really goes when supposedly taking care of her sick mother and calls on the expertise of Kate Shackleton, amateur sleuth extraordinaire, to investigate. The Gentleman: Everett Runcie is a banker facing ruin and disgrace. His American heiress wife will no longer pay for his mistakes or tolerate his infidelity and is seeking a divorce.

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  • 5
    Murder on a Summer's Day | Frances Brody

    Murder on a Summer's Day

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    When amateur sleuth detective Kate Shackleton receives a dawn telephone call from her cousin, James, his news soon snaps Kate into wakefulness. The India office seek her on-the-spot help in finding a maharajah last seen on the Bolton Abbey estate. He has with him a hugely valuable diamond. Investigative successes and good family connections put Kate in the highly trusted category. Perceived as 'establishment', Kate feels like an outsider in her sympathies.

    Good

    It was a nice story, clever, interesting and I loved the vintage. Most of all I felt as though a skilled storyteller was with me and it was very nice ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 November 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
  • 6
    Death of an Avid Reader | Frances Brody

    Death of an Avid Reader

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    Kate Shackleton's sterling reputation for courageous sleuthing attracts the attention of the venerable Lady Coulton. Hidden in her past is a daughter born out of wedlock and given up to a different family. Now Lady Coulton is determined to find her and puts Kate on the case. But as Kate delves deeper into Lady Coulton's past, she soon finds herself thrust into a scandal much closer to home.

    Private eye

    Loved this, terribly British . Though it was going to be funny but not, quit grim. Love the main character Kate and her side kick. Complex story

    Reviewed on 10 September 2016 by Diana ()
  • 7
    A Death in the Dales | Frances Brody

    A Death in the Dales

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    When the landlord of a Yorkshire tavern is killed in plain sight, Freda Simonson, the only witness to the crime, becomes plagued with guilt, believing the wrong man has been convicted. Following her death, it seems that the truth will never be uncovered in the peaceful village of Langcliffe. But it just so happens that Freda's nephew is courting the renowned amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton, who decides to holiday in Langcliffe with her indomitable teenage niece, Harriet.

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  • 8
    Death at the Seaside | Frances Brody

    Death at the Seaside

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Frances Brody
    • Narrated By Anne Dover
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    Nothing ever happens in August, and tenacious sleuth Kate Shackleton deserves a break. Heading off for a long-overdue holiday to Whitby, she visits her school friend Alma, who works as a fortune-teller there. Kate had been looking forward to a relaxing seaside sojourn but upon arrival discovers that Alma's daughter, Felicity, has disappeared, leaving her mother a note and the pawn ticket for their only asset: a watch-guard. What makes this more intriguing is the jeweller who advanced Felicity the 30 shillings is Jack Phillips, Alma's current gentleman friend.

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