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By Charles Todd

It's New Year's Eve, 1919. Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge has followed his sister to the house of mutual pals for dinner yet will get a decision from the place of work and has to depart. at the steps open air, he sees a brass cartridge casing, like numerous others he's noticeable through the struggle. yet this one has an engraving within the steel. Curious, he wallet it.

quickly after, Rutledge is at the southern coast of britain aiding the neighborhood police trap a assassin. paintings performed, on a whim he drives alongside the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic and takes a stroll out at the headland. Returning to his automobile, he reveals one other engraved cartridge casing at the driver's seat. He's been followed.

The cartridge casing turns out to indicate to the conflict and unfinished company there. to stick alive within the face of an unknown and unseen adversary, Rutledge is pressed to the boundaries of his talents. He's the prey. yet who's the hunter?

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Miss Cox, I’m afraid Mrs. J. scratched her chin. “Granny Ledbetter has this surefire treatment for laryngitis, but it involves a possum, and I don’t know where to find a possum in Charleston on such short notice. ” Mama opened her mouth to say something, but Rob shook his head ever so slightly before laughing a bit too loud. “Ha! Ha! Please forgive Miss Cox. ” “But I’m not joking. If you don’t have time for me to bring back a big rat, two little rats might do. I saw some in the alley when I parked my car.

It happened about a billion times. Granny Led-better said it was trolls who did that, but Abby, I don’t think we have trolls in downtown Charleston. ” I shook my head to clear it of cobwebs. It was an exercise in futility. J.? ” “Don’t be silly, Abby. ” The cobwebs disappeared. ” I hung up, threw on yesterday’s clothes, and broke a few traffic laws getting to the store. Imagine the mixture of relief and irritation I felt upon discovering that verbose bird sitting safe and sound on one of his perches.

Just remember that if I’m out shrimping, it may take a couple of hours for me to get back. ” “No problem,” Mama said, without skipping a beat. She carries paper liners in her purse wherever she goes. I cut an extra large piece of pecan pie for my dearly beloved that evening. And behind closed doors he was the recipient of even more sugar. ’s turn to open the shop. Because the big gal is so competent, I am used to sleeping in late, with nary a care in the world—that is, if my grown children, Susan and Charlie, are not going through some crisis, and Mama is behaving, and my cat, Dmitri, is not out to convince me that I should have gotten a dog instead.

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