By Georgette Heyer
It truly is no traditional Christmas at Lexham Manor. Six vacation visitors locate themselves the suspects of a homicide enquiry whilst the previous Scrooge, Nathaniel Herriad, who owns the vast property, is located stabbed within the again. For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland backyard, ‘tis the season to discover whodunit yet it’s a true conundrum how any of the suspects can have entered the locked room to devote this foul deed within the first position.
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I remember looking at the tree through some sort of mask. The tree couldn’t move now, it couldn’t run. There was an old wooden bench next to it with an assortment of tools laid out for the kill. A chainsaw, an axe, a flamethrower as well as an array of handsaws and pruners. The tree was begging. Begging me for its life. I studied the tools through the mask, as I picked up each one the tree screamed and it’s branches shook in fear. Replacing the last tool on the old bench I approached the tree and started to pick off the apples, one by one.
Not at all. ” Norman got the drinks from the bar. He ordered himself a double vodka and orange juice. Untraceable, just like the ricin, just like the cash he used to pay, just like him. “Here we are,” he said handing Renee her drink, “so how did your day end up? ” That laugh again. It sent a tingle down Norman’s spine. “Not bad I suppose. Business isn’t too good at the moment. ” Norman noted a certain sadness in Renee’s eyes as she talked but there was no need for sympathy. She was merely another apple from Hamid’s tree.
He opened the sandwich in front of him. Carefully taking the small plastic bag from his pocket, he mixed the deadly bean “mush” in with the lettuce, quickly putting it back together before swapping it for the sandwich on the other side of the table. “Oh Hi Norman. ” “Not at all. ” Norman got the drinks from the bar. He ordered himself a double vodka and orange juice. Untraceable, just like the ricin, just like the cash he used to pay, just like him. “Here we are,” he said handing Renee her drink, “so how did your day end up?
Envious Casca (Inspector Hemingway Mystery, Book 2) by Georgette Heyer