Shades of Murder (Mitchell and Markby #13)
Many fictional detectives are at some point given a murder from the past to solve. Shades of Murder isn't like any of these; it's about how a hundred year old murder case still casts shadows into the present, bringing death once again.
Bamford, the fictional market town which is the location of Granger's Mitchell and Markby series, was also the scene of one of the notorious Victorian poisonings. William Oakley's wife seemed to have died an ac ...more
ann granger is one of my faves and the only reason i haven't read this already is that i'd just about forgotten i had it. so far the intertwining of the present day happenings with events of 1889 is making it an interesting read; it remains to be seen whether this is merely a device for an author to write less about her main characters whilst keeping with the series or whether it'll elevate the series to a new level...
having finished it i don't think either of those were the case; meredith and...more
If you have ever tried marmite, you realize you would never use it as a sandwich spread at all.
The murder takes place in Bamford, England and follows the current murder of Jan Oakley, and the trial of a murder that happened 100 years ago in the same house.
Her first novels were historical romances published under the nom de plume Ann Hulme.