Two for Sorrow (Josephine Tey Mysteries)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 08 Pages: 496 in Publisher: Harper Perennial They were the most horrific crimes of a new century: the murders of newborn innocents for which two itish women were hanged at Holloway Prison in1903 of 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 utally 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...

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Originally published: London: Faber and Faber, 2010.

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"Excellent. . . . Upson upsets readers' expectations with a surprise that keeps the suspense high to the satisfying conclusion. Puzzle fans as well as admirers of psychologically rich crime authors such as Ruth Rendell will find a lot to savor."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"This excellent entry in this highly recommended series provides all the classic detective components with a contemporary kick. The case is intricate and surprisingly intimate, weaving in and out of two historical periods and featuring that Upstairs Downstairs class element."--Library Journal (starred review)

"Upson illustrates the ripple effects of misdeeds here and her smoothly flowing dialogue and deftly handled plot mark this worthy addition to the series."--Booklist

This excellent entry in this highly recommended series provides all the classic detective components with a contemporary kick. The case is intricate and surprisingly intimate, weaving in and out of two historical periods and featuring that Upstairs Downstairs class element. --Library Journal (starred review)"

Excellent. . . . Upson upsets readers expectations with a surprise that keeps the suspense high to the satisfying conclusion. Puzzle fans as well as admirers of psychologically rich crime authors such as Ruth Rendell will find a lot to savor. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

Upson illustrates the ripple effects of misdeeds here and her smoothly flowing dialogue and deftly handled plot mark this worthy addition to the series. --Booklist"

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