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Murder on a Summer's Day

(The fifth book in the Kate Shackleton series)
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A Maharajah on the Moors
When the India Office seeks help in finding Maharajah Narayan, they call upon the expertise of renowned amateur detective Kate Shackleton to investigate.

A Priceless Jewel
But soon a missing persons case turns into murder. Shot through the heart, Narayan's body has obviously not been in the woods overnight. Who brought it here, and from where? And what happened to the hugely valuable diamond that was in the Maharajah's possession?

An Inexplicable Murder . . .
Kate soon discovers that vengeance takes many forms. Was the Maharajah's sacrilegious act of shooting a white doe to blame? Or are growing rumors of a political motive too powerful for Kate to discount?

Frances Brody's Kate Shackleton returns in
Murder on a Summer's Day with another mystery that's sure to "hold the reader attention and make them continue reading into the small hours of the night" (York Press, UK).

Genre: Historical Mystery

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