Frances Brody is the author of ten mysteries featuring Kate Shackleton as well as many stories and plays for BBC Radio, scripts for television and three sagas, one of which won the HarperCollins Elizabeth Elgin Award. A Woman Unknown was short-listed for the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her stage plays have been toured by several theatre companies and produced at Manchester Library Theatre, the Gate and Nottingham Playhouse. Jehad was nominated for a Time Out Award.Frances lived in New York for a time before studying at Ruskin College, Oxford, and reading English Literature and History at York University. She has taught in colleges, and on writing courses for the Arvon Foundation.
Another delightful outing for the star Frances
Brody's retro detective series . . . The series is right up
there with Miss Marple * Sunday Sport *
Frances Brody skilfully plays on our emotions by signalling the likely guilt of the one person who attracts our sympathy. Newcomers to this well-established series will enjoy earlier titles, too -- Barry Turner * Daily Mail *