The Body on the Train

The Body on the Train: Book 11 in the Kate Shackleton mysteries

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 17/10/2019
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'Frances Brody has made it to the top rank of crime writers' - The Daily Mail 1929, London. In the darkness before dawn, a London railway porter discovers a man's body as he unloads a special goods train from Yorkshire, all means of identification stripped away. Hitting a dead end, Scotland Yard call on indomitable sleuth Kate Shackleton, hoping her local Yorkshire knowledge and undoubted skills at winkling out information will produce the results they need. 1929, Yorkshire. Fears of unrest in the Yorkshire coalfields mean that Kate must conduct her investigation with the utmost secrecy. But when she discovers that another murder occurred around the same time as the mysterious body on the train, she is convinced there must be a connection. Using her sharp instincts and persuasive charm, she begins to uncover a web of intrigue that edges her closer to the truth. But with attempts being made on her life, Kate needs all the strength and resourcefulness she can muster, before she becomes the next victim ...

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349423067
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 260g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 30 mm

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The Body on the Train
This is odd. It's still good but I found it hard to get into at first. The writing didn't flow very well. It seemed a bit disjointed. As usual though the ... READ MORE
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The Body on the Train
Good story
Really enjoyed this in the era of Agatha Christie. good plot, nicely written with an interest re the rhubard growing area. I have passed my copy on to a f... READ MORE
The Body on the Train
A murder mystery set in 1929 featuring Kate Shackleton, investigator
Kate Shackleton investigates many unusual things, but in this novel she has to push to the edge of friendship and a way of life that dominates parts of the... READ MORE