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Nicola Upson
Nicola Upson is the author of four previous Josephine Tey mysteries, including An Expert in Murder, and two works of nonfiction. She has worked in theater and as a freelance journalist. A recipient of an Escalator Award from the Arts Council England, she splits her time between Cambridge and... show more

Nicola Upson is the author of four previous Josephine Tey mysteries, including An Expert in Murder, and two works of nonfiction. She has worked in theater and as a freelance journalist. A recipient of an Escalator Award from the Arts Council England, she splits her time between Cambridge and Cornwall.
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it 2 years ago
"An Expert In Murder" is a well-written, rigorously-plotted, character-driven novel with a perfect period feel that I loved most for its empathy and compassion. I'm a fan of Josephine Tay. I think "Brat Farrar" is exceptional. So, when I saw that someone had written a series of mysteries with Jose...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 4 years ago
I had a little trouble getting into this book. But, I think that is because of the fact that this is number seven in the series and my first book to read. I really liked the characters in this book. From the way it read, I thought the book was about Archie Penrose being the main character, not Josep...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 4 years ago
What was that? I was so looking forward to the second instalment in the Josephine Tey series, because the first one had really surprised me in the best way - and I'm not keen on either series or tribute- / fan- fiction. But where was the sparkle, the pep, the genuine dialogue between the charact...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 4 years ago
I was left feeling somewhat unsatisfied. Josephine Tey is investigating the notorious Finchley Baby Farmers episode, interviewing people she knew and trying to get an insight into this terrible crime in order to write a fiction book. Suddenly one of the seamstresses at Motley dies horribly and ...
Obi
Obi rated it 4 years ago
There's a serial rapist on the loose in Cambridge (we're talking inter-war period !)where Josephine Tey is taking care of her friend's house. Meanwhile a body (apparently burried alive)is found in a London churchyard and certain clues are left with this victim .But as more bodies are discovered the...
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