By Casey Mayes
Savannah Stone makes her residing developing puzzles for good judgment enthusiasts. but if a amateur puzzle maker's quantity is up, Savannah has to fill within the blanks to unravel a homicide . . .
Savannah might virtually really drink poison than have tea with Joanna Clayton. not just is the disagreeable girl one of many worst gossips in Asheville, North Carolina, over tea she flaunts her new project developing good judgment puzzles for an area newspaper--one that has many times grew to become down Savannah's paintings.
But whilst Savannah's retired police leader husband, Zach, calls her later to inform her Joanna has really been poisoned, she is greater than puzzled--she's . Will the police give some thought to puzzle envy a robust sufficient purpose and imagine she determined to get rid of the contest? It's time for Savannah to type via Joanna's lengthy checklist of enemies to determine who was once sour sufficient to poison the potential puzzle maker . . .
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But, like an imbecile”—Warren got out a pack of cigarettes and stuck one askew into his mouth—“like an imbecile, I only examined one of the reels with any care. ’ But the rest of it … well, I can figure it now. ” Warren pointed to the floor. “In my luggage, without my knowing it. Never a suspicion, you see, until this afternoon. Gaa! what a 50 situation. ” said Miss Glenn, sitting up and eyeing him suspiciously. “Yes. To my old man. So I went up to the wireless-room. The operator said he’d just received a message for me.
With an expiring sigh Captain Valvick shook his head in a melancholy fashion, and then twinkled benevolently. “Ay could never get dat girl to go out again. ” “But I don’t see the point,” protested Peggy Glenn, who was regarding him in some perplexity. ” “Ay don’t know,” admitted the other, scratching his head. “Ay yust wanted to tell de story, ay guess … Maybe he is sea-sick, eh? Ha-ha-ha! Ah! Dat remind me. ” the girl exclaimed indignantly. “Bosh! At least—poor old fellow, I hope not. ” 37 She paused as a white-coated steward struggled out of a door near by and peered round in the darkening light.
She frowned. “But I say, what can have happened to Curt? ” said Captain Thomassen Valvick, with an air of inspiration. “I tell you, maybe. ” asked Morgan. Captain Valvick uttered one of his amiable snorts and bent his big shoulders. Even though the deck was rolling and pitching in a way that made the deck-chairs slide into each other, he stood upright without difficulty. His long sandy-reddish face was etched out in wrinkles of enjoyment, and behind very small gilt-rimmed spectacles his pale-blue eyes had an almost unholy twinkle.
A Grid for Murder (A Mystery by the Numbers, Book 3) by Casey Mayes