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The Franchise Affair - Josephine Tey
The Franchise Affair
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Marion Sharpe and her mother seem an unlikely duo to be found on the wrong side of the law. Quiet and ordinary, they have led a peaceful and unremarkable life at their country home, The Franchise. Unremarkable that is, until the police turn up with a demure young woman on their doorstep. Not only... show more
Marion Sharpe and her mother seem an unlikely duo to be found on the wrong side of the law. Quiet and ordinary, they have led a peaceful and unremarkable life at their country home, The Franchise. Unremarkable that is, until the police turn up with a demure young woman on their doorstep. Not only does Betty Kane accuse them of kidnap and abuse, she can back up her claim wi
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B0050OMIU6
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Alan Grant (#3)
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Moonlight Snowfall
Moonlight Snowfall rated it
4.5 Another winner by Josephine Tey
This was really excellent. The mystery is riveting, and Tey maintains the tension throughout, while allowing things to unfold in a leisurely fashion. If I have one minor complaint, it's that it does move a little bit slowly. But that is just a tiny thing. What a loss it was that she died so young....
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Franchise Affair / Josephine Tey
Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang. It was Marion Sharpe on the line, a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her mother at their decrepit country house, The Franchise. It appeared that she was in some serious trouble: Miss Sharpe and he...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.0 A Josephine Tey Double Dip
Both Brat Farrar and The Franchise Affair were on my 2017 Halloween Bingo long list, but so were many other books ... oh well. Both of these are stand-out books, in that (1) they're not, or not substantively, part of Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant series (in Franchise Affair Grant appears, but onl...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.0 A Josephine Tey Double Dip
Both Brat Farrar and The Franchise Affair were on my 2017 Halloween Bingo long list, but so were many other books ... oh well. Both of these are stand-out books, in that (1) they're not, or not substantively, part of Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant series (in Franchise Affair Grant appears, but onl...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Franchise Affair
Another one from the Inspector Grant series. It is not as gripping or interesting as The Daughter of Time, which has been my introduction to Tey's works, but The Franchise Affair was also an enjoyable read - perfect to chill out after all of the excitement of last week. Most surprising to me was ...
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