The Strangling on the Stage

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Crème de la Crime, 2014 - Fiction - 201 pages
22 Reviews
When Jude agrees to lend her vintage chaise longue for the local Amateur Dramatics Society's production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, little does she realize she'll end up in a starring role. It's an ambitious play, culminating in a dramatic execution scene: a scene that's played for real when one of the leading actors is found hanging from the especially-constructed stage gallows during rehearsals.

A tragic accident - or something more sinister? Carole and Jude make it their business to find out.

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Review: The Strangling on the Stage (Fethering Mystery #15)

User Review  - Jill Shapcott - Goodreads

Love reading a new Feathering Mystery, well drawn characters, plenty of red herrings and gentle sense of humour, very enjoyable. Read full review

Review: The Strangling on the Stage (Fethering Mystery #15)

User Review  - Goodreads

Love reading a new Feathering Mystery, well drawn characters, plenty of red herrings and gentle sense of humour, very enjoyable. Read full review

About the author (2014)

Simon Brett was born in Worcester Park, Surrey on October 28, 1945. He attended Dulwich College and then Wadham College, Oxford, where he studied English. Between 1967 and 1977, he was a producer with BBC Radio. He also spent a couple of years working for Thames Television. In 1975, he published his first 'Charles Paris' novel. By 1979, Brett had become a full-time writer. He has written and edited children's books, humorous novels and several anthologies. In 1986, he introduced another sleuth: Mrs Pargeter. As well as the Charles Paris and Mrs. Pargeter detective series, he is also the author of the radio and television series After Henry, the radio series No Commitments and the bestselling How to be a Little Sod . His novel A Shock to the System was filmed starring Michael Caine.

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