By Minette Walters
Physique is located within the woods ...Based at the real tale of the surprising homicide of Mrs Caroline Luard, which came about in Kent in August 1908. Caroline Luard is shot lifeless in vast sunlight within the grounds of a giant nation property. With few clues to be had, her husband quickly turns into the suspect ...But is he in charge? Bringing to lifestyles the folks thinking about this bad crime, in A Dreadful homicide bestselling writer Minette Walters makes use of smooth detective abilities to aim to resolve a 100-year-old crime.
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Hannah let it go at that and turned to Shirley. “You look great tonight, Shirley. ” Shirley beamed, happy that Hannah had noticed. “I had it done when I went to Chicago last week. I got a promotion, you know. ” “It is. I found out I’m a better salesman than I thought I was. They were so pleased when I came back from Chicago with two new contracts, they decided to give me a clothing allowance. Can you believe that? ” Hannah asked, realizing that Shirley and Martin’s young sons were nowhere in sight.
Her antique cake knife. ” Hannah opened the bag and drew out an elaborately carved wooden case. ” “Yes, it’s beautiful. ” SUGAR COOKIE MURDER 37 The carvings were lovely, and Hannah admired the box for a moment. Then she lifted the lid and gasped as she saw the knife. “It’s gorgeous! ” “No wonder it looks so sharp! ” “Those colored stones are small blue and yellow sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. And the star at the top is a perfect diamond. ” “I will,” Hannah said, closing the lid of the box reverently.
Hannah thought about it for a moment and then she smiled. “Point well taken. ” “Not yet. If he gets held up, I’m supposed to save him a piece of Jell-O Cake. ” “Well . . there’s that, too. See you later, Hannah. I’m going to see if I can round up Tracey. ” Hannah smiled, watching her sister set out for the kitchen. She was just thinking about how pregnant women resembled sailing ships in a high wind, when she heard voices at the top of the stairs. Hannah put on the best smile she could muster, but since she’d been meeting and greeting for well over thirty minutes, it was beginning to wear a little thin around the edges.
A Dreadful Murder by Minette Walters