Josephine Tey
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(4.0 based on 349 ratings)
  • 1
    An Expert In Murder: Josephine Tey Series, Book 1 | Nicola Upson

    An Expert In Murder: Josephine Tey Series, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Nicola Upson
    • Narrated By Sandra Duncan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (67)

    It's March 1934, and Josephine Tey is travelling from Scotland to London to celebrate what should be the triumphant final week of her celebrated play, Richard of Bordeaux. However, a seemingly senseless murder puts her reputation, and even her life, under threat.

    Superb!

    I love murder mysteries set in the theatre of the 1930s/40s - so am a fan of Ngaio Marsh, for example. Reading books written in that period - like wat..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 January 2009 by Karen (Earl Soham, United Kingdom)
  • 2
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  • 3
    Two for Sorrow: Josephine Tey Series, Book 3 | Nicola Upson

    Two for Sorrow: Josephine Tey Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Nicola Upson
    • Narrated By Sandra Duncan
    Overall
    (62)
    Performance
    (39)
    Story
    (38)

    When Josephine Tey sets out to write a novel about the notorious Finchley baby farmers, her research helps to solve the recent sadistic murder of a young seamstress. The girl's death seems to be the result of a domestic feud, but when a second young woman is involved in an horrific accident, the search begins for a vicious killer who will stop at nothing to keep the past hidden.

    Engrossing.

    Nicola Upson blew me away with 'An Expert In Murder', and now with 'Two For Sorrow' she's done it again. I found the switch between past and present a..Show More »

    Reviewed on 29 May 2011 by Annie (Todmorden, United Kingdom)
  • 4
    Fear in the Sunlight: Josephine Tey Series, Book 4 | Nicola Upson

    Fear in the Sunlight: Josephine Tey Series, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Nicola Upson
    • Narrated By Sandra Duncan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (42)
    Performance
    (31)
    Story
    (31)

    Summer, 1936: Writer Josephine Tey joins her friends in Portmeirion, meeting with Alfred Hitchcock to sign a film deal. Hitchcock has a few tricks planned to keep the party entertained, but things get out of hand when a Hollywood actress is brutally murdered. As fear and suspicion take over, Chief Inspector Archie Penrose becomes unsatisfied with the investigation. Several years later another horrific murder drives Penrose back to Portmeirion to uncover the shocking truth.

    Tortuous plot lines finally defeat listener

    A patient person whose written notes and diagrams attempting to make sense of the connections/ secrets/names/ illnesses/addictions..all of these facto..Show More »

    Reviewed on 06 August 2014 by Earnest ()
  • 5
    The Death of Lucy Kyte: Josephine Tey, Book 5 | Nicola Upson

    The Death of Lucy Kyte: Josephine Tey, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Nicola Upson
    • Narrated By Sandra Duncan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (55)

    When Josephine Tey inherited a remote Suffolk cottage from her godmother, it came full of secrets. There were the infamous Red Barn murders, committed in the grounds a century before, and still casting a shadow over the village. And there was Lucy Kyte, the mysterious beneficiary of her godmother's will, who no-one in the close-knit village would admit to knowing. Trapped in this isolated community and surrounded by shadows of obsession, abuse and deceit, can Josephine untangle history from present danger and prevent a deadly cycle beginning once again?

    Never Ffails

    Nicola Upson leads you into the characters so well you start to want to know them more and more. Twists and Turns do not stray deeply away from the pl..Show More »

    Reviewed on 03 November 2013 by Linda (Bridgwater, United Kingdom)
  • 6
    London Rain: Josephine Tey, Book 6 | Nicola Upson

    London Rain: Josephine Tey, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Nicola Upson
    • Narrated By Sandra Duncan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (23)
    Story
    (24)

    May 1937, and London prepares to crown a new king. At the height of the Coronation celebrations, Detective Chief Inspector Archie Penrose is called to the BBC to investigate the murder of a famous broadcaster, a death which Josephine Tey suspects is linked to a decade-old scandal. With Archie's hands tied by politics, it is left to Josephine to get to the truth. Soon she is forced to confront at first-hand the deadly consequences of love, deceit and betrayal.

    Historical snapshot - beautifully read

    Historic, intriguing, enjoyable

    Reviewed on 17 October 2015 by anthony ()