Frances Brody

Frances Brody is a pseudonym for Frances McNeil, the scriptwriter, playwright, and author of four novels and the winner of the Elizabeth Elgin Award. Her stage plays have been toured by several theatre companies, and Jehad was nominated for a Time Out Award.

  • Dying in the Wool

    By Frances Brody

    Read by Nicola Barber

    A Kate Shackleton Mystery

    A whimsical and charming Kate Shackleton mystery by the highly praised author, Frances Brody.

    "Reminiscent of Dorothy L. Sayers and Agatha Christie with a thoroughly likeable protagonist and a plot that held me to the end." - Mignon F. Ballard, author of the Miss Dimple Kilpatrick Mystery Series

    Released February 14, 2012
    English, Unabridged

  • A Death in the Dales

    By Frances Brody

    Read by Elaine Claxton

    In the seventh book of series, Kate doesn’t get the holiday she was expecting...

    "It felt so different, so fresh and so clever, a story written with a lot of subtlety and gentleness, and also with a great dose of humor. Even though the plot was complex...it was still a very neat, logical read, and the characters were brilliant representatives of this age...I really can't wait for more." - On My Bookshelf

    Released February 28, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Death at the Seaside

    By Frances Brody

    Read by Joan Walker

    A Kate Shackleton Mystery

    Tenacious sleuth Kate Shackleton deserves a break...but will she get one?

    "Kate finds herself drawn into a complex case redolent of classic interwar mysteries in which motives abound and old secrets are eventually revealed. In addition to re-creating the feeling of the golden age, Brody this time provides a stronger mystery than usual." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released March 8, 2018
    English, Unabridged