Frances Brody skilfully holds our attention, making us want to read on and then look forward to the next Kate Shackleton mystery.
Frances Brody matches a heroine of free and independent spirit with a vivid evocation of time and place . . . a novel to cherish.
an old-fashioned, good-fun murder mystery, making excellent use of its setting in variety theatre's fading years
The author keeps us highly-entertained with an interesting and exciting plot, impeccably researched and a style of writing that has the reader turning the pages eagerly to discover the truth of the mystery. Francis Brody is fast becoming "the queen of light crime fiction"