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A Murder Inside


A new crime novel from Frances Brody is always a very exciting event, but this publication is an even more so as it launches the start of a new series from Frances! Don’t fear, Frances is still writing her bestselling Kate Shackleton novels and this new book has everything readers love about her writing: a fascinating historical backdrop, an atmospheric Yorkshire setting, a compelling mystery and a wonderful heroine.

A Murder Inside is the first novel is the Brackley Prison Mysteries and it introduces readers to Nell Lewis, the governor of an open women’s prison in 1960s Yorkshire. When a murder occurs on the prison grounds, Nell must use her wit and her wiles to solve the case – before any of the women in her care are put in danger. This is classic crime at its best and is the perfect locked-room mystery for fans of Agatha Christie.

Hannah Wann