A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey

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Was there anyone who didn’t want lovely screen actress Christine Clay dead?

Beneath the sea cliffs of the south coast, suicides are a sad but common fact of life. Yet even the hardened coastguard knows something is wrong when a beautiful film actress is found lying dead on the beach one bright summer’s morning. Inspector Grant has to take a more professional attitude: death by suicide, however common, has to have a motive—just like murder…

About Josephine Tey

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Josephine Tey began writing full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, The Man in the Queue (1929), which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. She died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.
Published December 25, 2012 by Touchstone. 195 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Crime, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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