The novel, published posthumously following her death from breast cancer in 2012, is set in London, 1946, and follows the investigation into the murder of Lillian Frobisher, a “respectable wife and mother”.
“Fingers crossed,” said Peston of the ongoing discussions. “These things are never 100% but it’ll be really exciting if it happens. So that’s a very positive thing in my life at the moment.”
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