A Coffin for Charley (John Coffin Mystery, Book 25) by Gwendoline Butler

A Coffin for Charley (John Coffin Mystery, Book 25) by Gwendoline Butler

By Gwendoline Butler

Whilst 3 younger ladies are murdered, Inspector John Coffin needs to examine the earlier to resolve the current. From probably the most universally praised English crime writers, ideal for enthusiasts of Agatha Christie. Annie Briggs, whose proof as a toddler was once answerable for convicting killers, feels a feeling of unease and fears she is being watched. She then discovers that the murderers were published and reside within sight. Annie is terrified and dreads the revenge she is familiar with will come. while 3 younger women are murdered, Inspector John Coffin is challenged to attach the present-day incidents to the prior.

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A Coffin for Charley (John Coffin Mystery, Book 25)

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His was a prewar building, and the walls were good and thick, and— He sat up, shook off the mantle of sleep, and realized he wasn’t in his apartment, and that the telephone ringing ever so faintly was right there on the bedside table, its little red bubble lighting up every time it rang. And just what, he wondered, was the point of that? So that deaf guests would be aware that the phone was ringing? What good would it do them? What could they do about it, pick up the receiver and wiggle their fingers at the mouthpiece?

He showered and shaved, and it was eleven o’clock by the time he’d packed his things and moved to Room 210. Once you were inside it with the door closed, the new room was indistinguishable from the one he’d just vacated. The same twin double beds, the same desk and dresser, the same two prints—a fisherman wading in a stream, a boy herding sheep—on the same concrete-block walls. Its secondfloor front location, on the other hand, was the precise opposite of where he’d been. Years ago a Cuban had told him always to room on the ground floor, in case he had to jump out the window.

She beamed at him. ” Five Keller speared a cube of cheese with a toothpick, helped himself to a glass of dry white wine. To his left, two young women clad entirely in black were chatting. “I can’t believe he really said that,” one announced. ” “Chad would be just as big an asshole if he was a Dadaist,” the other replied. “He could be a Pre-Raphaelite, and you know what he’d be? ” “I know,” the first one said. ” They wandered off, leaving Keller to wonder who Chad was (aside from being an asshole) and what he’d said that was so hard to believe.

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