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The Franchise Affair By Josephine Tey

The Franchise Affair
by Josephine Tey

Marion Sharpe and her mother seem an unlikely duo to be found on the wrong side of the law. But young Betty Kane accuses them of kidnap and abuse in their country home, "The Franchise". It takes Robert Blair, solicitor turned amateur detective, to solve the mystery that lies at its heart.
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The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Marion Sharpe and her mother seem an unlikely duo to be found on the wrong side of the law. Quiet and ordinary, they have led a peaceful and unremarkable life at their country home, The Franchise. Unremarkable that is, until the police turn up with a demure young woman on their doorstep. Not only does Betty Kane accuse them of kidnap and abuse, she can back up her claim with a detailed description of the attic room in which she was kept, right down to the crack in its round window. But there's something about Betty Kane's story that doesn't quite add up. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard is stumped. It takes Robert Blair, solicitor turned amateur detective, to solve the mystery that lies at the heart of The Franchise Affair.

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About Josephine Tey


Josephine Tey is one of the best-known and best-loved of all crime writers. She began to write full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, The Man in the Queue (1929), which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. In 1937 she returned to crime writing with A Shilling for Candles, but it wasn't until after the Second World War that the majority of her crime novels were published. Josephine Tey died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.

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GOR001229117
The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey
Josephine Tey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2003-07-03
288
0099452022
9780099452027
N/A
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