Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Two for Sorrow by Nicola Upson, Now at a Special eBook Price

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Here's another newly discounted (to 99 cents) crime novel we found today, this time from HarperCollins: Two for Sorrow, the third mystery in the "Josephine Tey" series by Nicola Upson.

Josephine Tey was a real person, the pseudonym used by Scottish crime novelist Elizabeth Mackintosh, who wrote a number of mysteries in the "Inspector Alan Grant" series as well as stand-alone novels from 1929 through 1952. Nicola Upson sets her stories in the early 1930s, near the beginning of Tey's career.

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Two for Sorrow by Nicola Upson

Two for Sorrow
Nicola Upson
A Josephine Tey Mystery
Harper Perennial, August 2011 ebook

They were the most horrific crimes of a new century: the murders of newborn innocents for which two British women were hanged at Holloway Prison in 1903. Decades later, mystery writer Josephine Tey has decided to write a novel based on Amelia Sach and Annie Walters, the notorious "Finchley baby farmers", unaware that her research will entangle her in the desperate hunt for a modern-day killer.

A young seamstress — an ex-convict determined to reform — has been found brutally slain in the studio of Tey's friends, the Motley sisters, amid preparations for a star-studded charity gala. Despite initial appearances, Inspector Archie Penrose is not convinced this murder is the result of a long-standing domestic feud — and a horrific accident involving a second young woman soon after supports his convictions. Now he and his friend Josephine must unmask a sadistic killer before more blood flows — as the repercussions of unthinkable crimes of the past reach out to destroy those left behind long after justice has been served.

Two for Sorrow by Nicola Upson, Amazon Kindle format  Two for Sorrow by Nicola Upson, iTune iBook format

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