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Summary

1st September, 1939. As the mass evacuation takes place across Britain, thousands of children leave London for the countryside. But when three little girls step off the train to 'safety' only to go missing in less than 48 hours, the reality of separation becomes more urgent and more deadly for the families they left behind in the city.

In the chaos and uncertainty of war, Golden Age crime author Josephine Tey struggles with the prospect of change. As a cloud of suspicion falls across the small Suffolk village she has come to love, the conflict becomes personal, and events take a dark and sinister turn.

Blending a Golden Age mystery with the timeless fears of a child's abduction, Dear Little Corpses is an atmospheric snapshot of England in the early days of war.

©2022 Nicola Upson (P)2022 W F Howes

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very good plot

excellent narration, very good storyline, will now have to go back and catch up on the earlier books hope they are as good as this one.