A Mansion for Murder

A Mansion for Murder: Book 13 in the Kate Shackleton mysteries

Paperback Published on: 20/10/2022
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1930, Yorkshire. Intrigued by a mysterious letter from a stranger offering important information, Private Investigator Kate Shackleton arrives in the mill village of Saltaire. At nearby Milner Field mansion, overshadowed by its reputation for misfortune and untimely deaths, she expects to meet the letter writer, Ronnie Creswell. Kate soon hears the shocking news that Ronnie has been killed. At first his death appears to be a tragic accident at the mill, but soon it becomes clear that Ronnie's demise was no mishap. Kate is enlisted to help investigate the murder. Kate moves into the tower rooms at Milner Field, as she tries to uncover resentments, industrial espionage, and old secrets in the close-knit village. Although she doesn't believe in curses, she wonders what sinister truth lies behind this latest in the litany of deaths connected to the infamous Milner Field. Then just when things couldn't get any worse, a young girl in the village goes missing, and Kate must use all her strength and skill to unravel the mystery around the mansion once and for all...

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349431970
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 240g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm

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A Mansion for Murder
Strongly recommended if you enjoy British inter-war mysteries
Frances Brody’s A Mansion for Murder is her latest Kate Shackleton novel and it features a real place – Milner Field near Saltaire in West Yorkshire. Kate... READ MORE
Colin Edwards
A Mansion for Murder
Engaging cosy mystery set in 1930s Leeds
This is my first Kate Shackleton novel, although I have two other novels on my TBR pile. There isn't much backstory to get to grips with and I found it eas... READ MORE
Alison Robinson
A Mansion for Murder
a good read!
widow, 1930, Yorkshire, private-investigators, cosy-mystery, ex-cop, law-enforcement, family, family-business, family-dynamics, friendship, grief, grieving... READ MORE
Janice Tangen
A Mansion for Murder
Old Bones, New Murder
Set in 1930 Yorkshire, A Mansion for Murder is compelling, enchanting and engrossing, full of unique bits and perspectives. It is the thirteenth in the de... READ MORE
Brenda C.
A Mansion for Murder
Mysterious Letters and Old Secrets Add Up to New Murder
Many thanks to NetGalley and Piatkus for this opportunity to review “A Mansion for Murder.” All opinions and comments are my own. It’s Kate Shackleton’s i... READ MORE
Helen H.

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