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Jemima Shore Investigates was a Thames Television series that ran for one season of twelve episodes in 1983. The series starred Patricia Hodge in the title role of journalist-turned-detective and was based upon the books by Antonia Fraser (list at bottom of page). Penguin Books published two of the original books with TV-themed covers. Methuen Books published one novelisation book (covering seven TV episodes) and two of Fraser's books with TV-themed covers (the remaining six books in the series having been originally published long after the TV series ended).

Incidentally, the first book 'Quiet as a Nun' was previously dramatised in a six-part serial as part of the ITV Armchair Thriller television series in 1978 and starring Maria Aitken in the title role.

Penguin Books

1983

Quiet as a Nun
1983

The Wild Island

Methuen Books

1983

A Splash of Red
1983

Cool Repentance
1983

Jemima Shore Investigates


Antonia Fraser's Jemima Shore Books List

with original publication dates

Quiet as a Nun (1977)
The Wild Island (1978)
A Splash of Red (1981)
Cool Repentance (1982)
Oxford Blood (1985)
Jemima Shore's First Case (1986)
Your Royal Hostage (1987)
The Cavalier Case (1990)
Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave (1991)
Political Death (1995)
and
Jemima Shore Investigates (1983) introduced by Antonia Fraser