By Michael Innes
In the course of a stroll to Elvedon residence, palatial domestic of the Tythertons, Sir John Appleby and leader Constable Colonel delight are shocked to discover a police van and automobiles parked open air. filthy rich Maurice Tytherton has been came across shot lifeless, and Appleby is confronted with a couple of suspects: Alice Tytherton, flirtatious, more youthful spouse of the deceased; Egon Raffaello, disreputable paintings broker; and the prodigal son, Mark Tytherton, who has simply lower back from Argentina. may well the demise be associated with the theft of a few work a number of years earlier than?
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Yeah, I’m sorry. My name is Jack Field. I’m this dog’s trainer. I’m trying to get her under control. ” he said. ’ You know, get lost? Disappear? Bug off? Can’t you see this dog wants to kill you? ” Instead of listening to me, he actually took a few steps closer, which caused Ginger to erupt again. My hands were numb with cold and I almost lost my grip. I heard a soft click, turned my head, and was blinded by the cold blue-white glare of a ﬂashlight stabbing my eyes. 28 L EE C HARLES K ELLEY Looking at his silhouette, I could see that he was the tall, husky guy I’d noticed in the kitchen earlier—the one not wearing a uniform.
If you think she died of natural causes that’s ﬁne with me. But there is one other thing, Sheriff—how many women do you know in the State of Maine who run around the house this time of year in their bare feet? ” Before Flynn or Jamie or Quent or Carl could look at Allison DeMarco’s bare feet, Ginger slipped out of my grasp and bolted up the stairs to the second ﬂoor. A few seconds later she came bounding back into the kitchen. It was quite a sight—a curly-haired black and tan dog with sparkling A N OSE FOR M URDER 43 brown eyes, wearing a denim jacket and holding a fuzzy pair of pink bedroom slippers in her slobbery peanut-buttery mouth.
It was dark purple and didn’t change color when she applied pressure to it. ” Carl wrote it down. ” She laughed at him. “Are you in some kind of hurry here, Horace? I haven’t taken her liver temperature yet. Or the room temperature, for that matter. Even with that information, we won’t be able to narrow it down any further until after Dr. Reiner or Dr. Feeney does the autopsy. ” She was very thorough and efﬁcient and I stood staring at her, admiring her terribly. Flynn fortunately didn’t notice.