By Claudia Bishop
"Sisters Meg and Sarah Quilliam ensure site visitors believe correct at domestic once they stopover at the lodge at Hemlock Falls. situated in upstate manhattan, Hemlock Falls is a small city well known for its scenic beauty--and scenes of crime . . ." catastrophe moves an insignificant week sooner than the Hemlock Falls Ladies' Auxiliary hosts the once a year Spring Fete whilst the festival's chairwoman--the redoubtable Adela Henry--gives up her task in a huff. Who's going to pass judgement on the justly well known Jell-O structure contest? Or cease the contributors of the Craft Guild from sabotaging their opponents, the artful women? extra to the purpose, who's obtained the tact, international relations, and iron will essential to manage the compartments and settle quarrels over the programming? Hemlock's mayor hopes to guarantee the fete's luck whilst he recruits specialist organizer Linda Connally and her employees to take over Adela's tasks. but if Connally's physique turns up within the trunk of a used motor vehicle at Peterson's car, Meg and Sarah are again within the detecting company . . .
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Boring. He has a business. It's called the Hollywood Talent Scout Modeling Agency. " Drake asked. "Get a line on him," Mason said, "and I'm particularly interested in knowing if he is cultivating some millionaire who has a penchant for young women. If you find any millionaires in the guy's background, I'd like to know about them. " "Here's another angle of the same picture," Mason said. "Dianne Alder, about twenty-four, with lots of this and that and these and those, blonde, blue-eyed, with lots and lots of figure.
Exactly," Mason said. "There were outside sources of income which Boring felt would materialize. Now then, something happened between Friday night and Saturday noon to make him feel those sources of income were not going to materialize. " "But he must have had something in mind, Mr. Mason. " "That's right," Mason said. "There was something that he had found out about; something he wanted to share in; something he was willing to put up money on so he could hold you in line. " she asked. Mason said, "There are two things we can do.
It hasn't been determined that he has any property. No one seems to know very much about him. "Dianne Alder has given up a job. She's putting on weight--that's like rowing out of a bay when the tide is running out. It's mighty easy to go out but when you turn around and try to come back, you have to fight every inch of the way. "Suppose that some Saturday morning the hundred dollars isn't forthcoming. Suppose she rings the telephone of Harrison T. " "Yes," Della Street said, "I can see where that would put Dianne in an embarrassing predicament.
A Fete Worse Than Death (Hemlock Falls Mysteries, Book 18) by Claudia Bishop