Download PDF by Marvin Kaye: A Lively Game of Death (Hilary Quayle Mysteries, Book 1)

By Marvin Kaye

ISBN-10: 1880448718

ISBN-13: 9781880448717

The frantic fun-and-games surroundings of latest York's annual Toy reasonable is the ironic surroundings for this story of homicide and business intrigue.
Hilary Quayle is an enticing, younger public relatives advisor who has lengthy harbored the will to be a detective. it's with little urging, for this reason, that she turns into concerned with attempting to ferret out the commercial undercover agent who's ruining one in every of her most sensible consumers, Trim Tram Toys.
On the outlet morning of the Toy reasonable, the layout for a brand new toy is stolen, and the initial research results in the invention of the physique of the top suspect. the answer to either crimes lies in analyzing the that means of the Scrabble tiles present in the lifeless man's hand. completely intrigued, Hilary resolves to unravel the crime and current the police with an excellent fait accompli. She is aided through her secretary, a guy as innovative as she. the 2 have just a couple of hours within which to resolve the more and more complicated set of clues prior to the police needs to be called.
The plot twists and turns, first implicating one worker, then one other. At one aspect all indicators element to Hilary herself. The removal of 2 extra suspects, a blackmail plot, and a newly merry widow mix to extra complicate concerns and make a full of life video game of dying a not easy puzzle for all video games avid gamers.

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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.

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