Record Details

Catalog Search

Murder is in the air: a Kate Shackleton mystery / Frances Brody.

Brody, Frances, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009350431 New Adult Fiction Checked Out 11/10/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643854663
  • ISBN: 1643854666
  • Physical Description: 316 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crooked Lane, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"North Yorkshire, 1930. It's the season for warm and spirited countryside celebrations. Ever since the war, pubs have been in the doldrums, and in an attempt to promote and breathe new life back into the business, brewers select a charismatic employee as local queen--to be the face of their industry. And this year's queen, wages clerk Ruth Parnaby, has invited the ever intrepid Kate Shackleton and her niece Harriet to accompany her on public engagements at a garden party thrown in her honor. But when Ruth leads children to the stables for pony rides, the drayman is missing, later found in the last place imaginable--the fermentation room, deceased. What looked to be a simple case of asphyxiation in the dangerous fermentation room is quickly clarified by the pathologist as murder--the drayman was already dead before he was taken into the room. Someone was looking to cover it up. The horse dealer who sold the pony to the drayman comes under suspicion, but more and more Ruth's nasty father, Slater Parnaby's strong motive to dissuade his daughter from any festivities lingers in Kate's mind, despite his having an alibi. The case is muddy, at best, and it's going to take Kate at her keenest to decipher the truth"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Shackleton, Kate (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women private investigators > England > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Brewers > Fiction.
Breweries > England > Fiction.
Beauty contestants > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Betrayal > Fiction.
Nineteen thirties > Fiction.
Yorkshire (England) > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

Additional Resources