By Louise Penny
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He knew she couldn’t see him. In the light all she’d see was the room, reflected. Here I am, his mind whispered. Over here. She turned and looked directly at him. It was coincidence, of course. But the part of him that didn’t worry about reason knew she’d heard him. ‘My younger brother Spot is coming tomorrow. ’ It was the first time he’d heard Julia Martin say anything that wasn’t nice and pleasant. The words were neutral, informative. But the tone was telling. It was full of dread. They walked back into the Manoir Bellechasse and as Gamache held open the screen door for Julia Martin he caught sight of the marble box in the woods.
Never mind. ’ He coughed, gave her a mockingly stern gaze and rocked out of the deep and comfortable seat. Taking his lemonade he wandered up the path from the fragrant gardens and onto the wide veranda, already cooler and shaded from the brunt of the afternoon sun. Bert Finney lowered his book and gazed at Gamache, then smiled and nodded politely. ‘Bonjour,’ he said. ’ ‘But cooler here, I notice,’ said Gamache, smiling at the elderly couple sitting quietly side by side. Finney was clearly older than his wife.
Where Thomas and Julia were slim and attractive, Mariana was short and plump and unmistakably ugly. It was as though she was the negative to their positive. Her clothes seemed to have a grudge against her and either slipped off or scrunched around awkwardly so that she was constantly rearranging herself, pulling and tugging and wriggling. And yet the child, Bean, was extremely attractive, with long blond hair, bleached almost white in the sun, thick dark lashes and brilliant blue eyes. At that moment Mariana appeared to be doing t’ai chi, though with movements of her own making.
The Murder Stone - A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel (Three Pines Mysteries - Book 4) by Louise Penny