By Jim Lavene
The mayor of Duck, North Carolina, Dae O'Donnell, is a lady with a present for locating misplaced issues. occasionally it leads her to misplaced keys or earrings—and occasionally it leads her to murder...
Two weeks earlier than the mayoral election, Dae will get sidetracked from her political aspirations through a spirit wanting rescuing. An old amber necklace permits Dae to connect to Maggie Madison, a witch who wishes Dae to rebury her bones so she will be able to leisure in peace. yet digging leads Dae to a bigger secret, a forty-year-old homicide with ties to Randal "Mad Dog" Wilson, her mayoral opponent.
Dae desires to run a fresh race, yet city sentiment is blended approximately no matter if she's utilizing her talents to get the election to move her approach. And while she learns that her personal grandfather—the former sheriff of Dare County—might be combined up within the long-buried tragedy, Dae must discover the genuine killer and placed Maggie to leisure, ahead of her political profession finally ends up six ft under...
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Extra resources for A Finder's Fee (Missing Pieces Mystery, Book 5)
There are problems of crime, certainly. ” “Indeed. ” The sneer in his words was palpable by now. Poirot took no notice of it. “I have the honour to approach you on behalf of Lady Edgware,” he said. ” “I am quite aware of that,” said Lord Edgware coldly. ” “Refuse? ” Whatever else Poirot had expected, he had not expected this. It is seldom that I have seen my friend utterly taken aback, but I did on this occasion. His appearance was ludicrous. His mouth fell open, his hands flew out, his eyebrows rose.
Do not imagine, Hastings, that because I am studying the case from a psychological standpoint, I shall not try my best to succeed in the commission entrusted to me. ” I had feared an allusion to the little grey cells and was thankful to be spared it. ” I said. ” Poirot raised his eyebrows quizzically. ” I cried. “You are not going to leave me behind. ” “If it were a crime, a mysterious poisoning ease, an assassination - ah! these are the things your soul delights in. ” “Not another word,” I said determinedly.
And that is that,” said Poirot to me, as we left the suite. “The single idea - herself! She has no speculation, no curiosity as to why that letter never reached her. You observe, Hastings, she is shrewd beyond belief in the business sense, but she has absolutely no intellect. ” “Except to Hercule Poirot,” I said slyly. “You mock yourself at me, my friend,” he replied serenely. “But come, let us walk along the Embankment. ” I maintained a discreet silence until such time as the oracle should speak.
A Finder's Fee (Missing Pieces Mystery, Book 5) by Jim Lavene