By Ellis Peters
A millionaire is murdered and Inspector Felse, after sifting in the course of the few shreds of facts, eventually arrests Kitty Norris, his teenaged son Dominic's old flame. a tender man's infatuation quickly turns into whatever way more risky, although, as Dominic takes on Kitty's cause--in direct competition to his father's research.
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It might still be open,' Elínborg said. ' Sigurdur Óli rang off and ran up the steps to a house divided into three flats, in the vicinity of the school. Elías's teacher lived on the first floor and came downstairs to open the door. He recognised her from one of the photographs he had seen at the school. She took one look at Sigurdur Óli, with his short, precise haircut, tidily knotted tie, white shirt and black raincoat over a dark suit, and interrupted before he could even introduce himself.
Erlendur looked at the curious bystanders at the corner where the police cars were parked. Then he took off his coat and draped it over the body. ' Elínborg asked with a glance in the direction of the forensics team. According to procedure they were not even supposed to stand over the body until forensics had granted permission. 'I don't know,' Erlendur said. 'Not very professional,' Sigurdur Óli said. ' Erlendur asked, ignoring his remark. ' 'I checked that on the way here,' Elínborg said. ' Erlendur glanced down at his coat.
Elínborg asked. 'Was he alone? ' 'I was getting off the bus from town at about two o'clock,' Fanney said. 'I always walk past the chemist's and that's when I saw him. He wasn't alone and he wasn't going into the chemist's. ' 'Nothing. ' 'Five or six. I don't know who they were. ' 'Not that I noticed anyway,' Fanney said, putting down her empty coffee cup. ' 'Yes, I suppose they were around the same age. ' 'Yes, a few days ago. I met her outside. She was coming home from work and was terribly tired.
Death and the Joyful Woman (Felse, Book 2) by Ellis Peters