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Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave and Other Stories (Jemima Shore)

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Rescued from freezing London by an assignment in the West Indies, Jemima Shore looks forward to a straightforward story, sunshine and rum punch, and maybe a little moonlight and romance. Instead she finds herself embroiled in the heated politics of an all-too-extended family in the title story. An impromptu recitation of the ballad "The Tragedy of Sir Patrick Spens" sparks ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 192 pages
Published December 28th 1992 by Eagle/Chivers N. America (first published June 1st 1991)
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Katie Hilton
Oct 25, 2016 Katie Hilton rated it really liked it
These are good murder mystery short stories, most featuring Fraser's TV investigator character, Jemima Shore. Fraser has mastered the ironic twist in these shorties.
Serena
May 10, 2016 Serena rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: anthology, mystery
3.3 stars

Jemima Shore] Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave ****
the Moon Was to Blame ***
Jemima Shore] the Blude-Red Wine ***
House Poison ***
Jemima Shore] Getting to Know You ***
Jemima Shore] Cry-by-Night ****
Dead Leaves ****
Out for the Countess ***
the Twist ***

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* couldn't finish, ** wouldn't recommend, *** would recommend, **** would read again, ***** have read again
Pippa
These stories were beautifully written, with a lightness of touch that delighted me. I thought it was a pity that Antonia Fraser had gone over to writing historical books, although I'm sure they are also good.
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Feb 16, 2016 Marjorie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A bit too creepy for my taste, though well-written.
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Antonia Fraser is the author of many widely acclaimed historical works, including the biographies Mary, Queen of Scots (a 40th anniversary edition was published in May 2009), Cromwell: Our Chief of Men, King Charles II and The Gunpowder Plot (CWA Non-Fiction Gold Dagger; St Louis Literary Award). She has written five highly praised books which focus on women in history, The Weaker Vessel: Women's ...more
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