Antonia Fraser: Three Great Novels : Quiet As A Nun, Tartan Tragedy, A Splash Of Red
QUIET AS A NUN When a murder takes place in a secluded tower at Blessed Eleanor's Convent in Sussex, the victim turns out to be an old school friend of Britain's most popular TV reporter, Jemima Shore. The convent nuns call on Jemima for help. TARTAN TRAGEDY (first published as THE WILD ISLAND) When Jemima Shore takes a welcome break from the stresses of television reporting, all she wants from her remote Scottish island is peace and isolation. But she arrives to find her friend Charles is dead and that a bitter and bloody feud rages in the community. A SPLASH OF RED London is in the grip of a summer heat wave. Jemima Shore is looking forward to some peaceful research time in the British Library, while she stays in her friend Chloe's flat. When Chloe suddenly disappears and a shocking murder is discovered, Jemima finds herself reluctantly involved...
- Paperback | 496 pages
- 154 x 230 x 44mm | 721.22g
- 18 Aug 2005
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
Antonia Fraser was interviewed by Mariella Frostrup about the republication of the Jemima Shore novels on RADIO 2 'THE GREEN ROOM' on Friday 9 September. She has also been interviewed the THE TIMES and R4 WOMAN'S HOUR, mainly about The Gunpowder Plot but also mentioning the Jemima Shore reissue. Reviewed by REVIEWINGTHEEVIDENCE.COM Reviews to come in: CHOICE
About Antonia Fraser
Antonia Fraser, CBE, has written many acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers, including MARIE ANTOINETTE, MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII and THE GUNPOWDER PLOT. She is married to the playwright Harold Pinter and lives in Holland Park, London.