By Sally Spencer
A killer who can't be categorised - a killer who can't be profiled . . .
When a tender lady, Jill Harris, is murdered, the case quickly turns into own for Monika Paniatowski. She observed the sufferer having a look distressed basically hours prior to she used to be killed, and Jill used to be a similar age as her personal daughter, Louisa. pushed by way of guilt and pity, Monika throws herself into the research, yet either the manager constable, who's away, and Colin Beresford – her right-hand guy – imagine she is simply too emotionally concerned to address it. What none of them be aware of is that the killer is making plans to strike back . . .
"A gripping mystery that might please a huge diversity of readers"
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The Squire seemed satisfied with this, asked jovially after the health of his godson and namesake, and set about pressing cold meat and wine upon his guests. indd 35 6/10/09 2:20:51 PM Georgette Heyer He stared, first at her, and then at Arabella. ‘Eh? What’s that you say? ’ Mrs Tallant, frowning reprovingly at Sophia, explained the matter. He listened very intently, nodding, and pursing up his lips, as his habit was when he was interested; and after turning it over in his mind for several moments, began to perceive what an excellent thing it was, and to congratulate Arabella upon her good fortune.
Those who had never seen it were inclined to think him a proud, disagreeable sort of a man, though only the most daring would ever have uttered aloud such a criticism of one who, besides possessing all the advantages of birth and fortune, was an acknowledged leader of society. Lord Fleetwood, no stranger to that smile, saw it dawn now, and grinned more broadly than ever. ‘How can you, Charles? ’ Arabella entered the room to find both its occupants laughing, and thus had the felicity of seeing Mr Beaumaris at his best.
She commanded the houseboy to summon the ubiquitous Joseph Eccles up to the Parsonage, and desired the pair of them to fetch down from one of the attics two formidable trunks. Joseph, who had been employed by the Vicar since the first year of his marriage as the farm-hand, considered himself the mainstay of the establishment, and was only too ready to oblige the ladies; and he lingered in the dressing-room, proffering counsel and encouragement in the broadest of Yorkshire dialects until kindly but firmly dismissed.
A Walk with the Dead (DCI Monika Paniatowski, Book 5) by Sally Spencer