By Michael Innes
Each English mansion has a locked room, and Grinton corridor is not any exception. The library has hidden doorways and passages—and a corpse. but if the corpse is going lacking, Sir John Appleby and Charles Honeybath have a good extra complicated case on their palms. simply how did it disappear whilst the doorways and home windows have been securely locked? A bevy of valuable houseguests supply never-ending information, however the detectives suspect that they're concealing important info. may perhaps the treasures at the library cabinets be so worthwhile that somebody could homicide for them?
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Cheyenne reached for the sheets but I didn’t release them. “You know, something like this is just what my book needs. If I end up writing it. ” 61 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM I handed her the sheets. ” Cheyenne returned the sheets to the folder, and the folders to the drawer. We faced one another across the room. Cheyenne seemed to be weighing something in her mind, perhaps trying to decide whether or not to offer me a drink. “Well,” she said when the silence became unbearable. ” She started to say something and stopped.
Several of her collages were on the wall, and I moved immediately to one of them. I don’t know all that much about art, only what I like and don’t like, and I didn’t like these much. Of course, this was the last thing in the world I’d tell her. But I felt compelled to say something. ” “No, I do. ” “I’m not sure there’s anything to understand,” Cheyenne laughed. ” She went to a desk, opened a drawer, and took out a stack of folders. She selected one and opened it. She brought out several sheets of yellow paper.
I know. Will you call me if you find out something? ” “I don’t expect to find anything earth-shattering. ” I didn’t finish my drink. I turned down a ride home so I could clear my head walking. At home I tried to get back into the screenplay but gave up after a few pages. Noise from the music and crowd drifted into the apartment. For a while it kept me awake. When I stopped struggling to shut it out, it was gone, and the next thing I knew was I staring at myself in the mirror, looking at a man who needed a shave.
Appleby And Honeybath (Sir John Appleby, Book 34; Charles Honeybath, Book 4) by Michael Innes