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The Body on the Train by Frances Brody

The Body on the Train

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The Body on the Train by Frances Brody
Hardcover $26.99
Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781643851600

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Praise

Praise for The Body on the Train:
“A picture-perfect portrayal of England caught in the burgeoning class struggle between the wars.”
Kirkus Reviews
 
“Another fine entry in a consistently satisfying historical mystery series that combines a strong lead with crisp plotting and appealing period ambience.”
Booklist
 
“Intricate…This well-told tale is enriched with vignettes of daily life [in] England…Readers must be on their toes to catch the subtle hints Brody skillfully drops.”
Publishers Weekly
 
“Frances Brody lets Kate wander at will, and it’s a pleasure to follow her…People and places are described so vividly you can almost see them…When everyone’s motives are suspect, it’s impossible to know who to trust, and [The Body on the Train] makes great use of that fact in a truly chilling climax.”
BookPage

“The threads are all pulled neatly together by the end.”
Historical Novel Society

“Another deftly written and simply riveting read from the pen of a master of the genre.”
Midwest Book Review

“Turning the pages to spend time with Kate is more than a good read. It’s a chance to visit friends.”
Kings River Life

“Author Frances Brody’s clever and realistic storytelling gives the reader a picturesque look into the dark underground of England in the 1920s.”
Manhattan Book Review

Praise for A Snapshot of Murder:
“Absolutely captivating! You’ll adore the wonderfully atmospheric dialogue and put Brody on your bookshelves with Bowen and Winspear.”
—Hank Phillippi Ryan, national bestselling author of Trust Me

“A strong historical-mystery series; perfect for fans of post-WWI detectives, including Maisie Dobbs and Bess Crawford.”
Booklist

“Well-crafted…The simmering tension gradually heats up to a rolling boil. Brody dresses this elegant mystery in literary history while accenting the cultural mores of the tumultuous 1920s. She also convincingly renders the secrets and vices of her well-rounded characters. An intelligent and complex woman, Kate is someone readers will want to see a lot more of.”
Publishers Weekly

“Brody’s writing is like her central character Kate Shackleton: witty, acerbic and very, very perceptive.”
—Ann Cleeves, award-winning author of the Vera Stanhope mysteries

 “I lost a day’s work because of this novel. I couldn’t put it down. Kate Shackleton is a delightful heroine—smart, strong, and independent. Treat yourself to a trip back to 1920s Britain.”
—Elaine Viets, author of Ice Blonde

“Get your copy and settle down for a trip to an earlier, gentler, and simpler time, where intrigue and murder were the name of the game.”
MyShelf

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