By J. Jackson Bentley
“If you don’t pay me £250,000.00 within the subsequent forty eight Hours you'll die”. The textual content on Josh Hammond’s BlackBerry used to be blunt and chilling. definitely it has to be a funny story, but if Josh is attacked in vast sunlight and other people round him begin to die he is aware that his blackmailer is lethal severe. Can Josh elevate the money, can his beautiful new bodyguard defend him, who's blackmailing him and why? He has forty eight hours to determine. the 1st novel within the acclaimed urban of London mystery sequence is a success so as to enthral each person who understands and loves its London settings. wealthy intimately and really evocative it's a genuine web page turner, informed in round 100,000 phrases.
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Se levant, elle conclut : Je crains de n’avoir rien de plus à vous apprendre. Je ne pense pas que ce que je vous ai révélé, vous aide dans votre enquête. — Il s’agit d’un incident assez inattendu… et tout ce qui est hors de la normale peut s’avérer important. Si cela ne vous ennuie pas, j’aimerais vous poser encore une question… ou plutôt deux. L’institutrice reprit sa place. — Je vous écoute, monsieur Poirot. — Pouvez-vous vous rappeler dans quel ordre se sont déroulées les attractions de la soirée ?
Comment le pourrais-je sans preuve à l’appui ? — Cependant, vous admettez bien que sans meurtrier, le crime n’aurait pas eu lieu ? — Ces histoires se produisent sans doute dans le genre de romans qu’écrit votre protégée, Mrs. Oliver, mais elles n’obéissent pas à la logique, n’est-ce pas ? Vous n’avez rien qui puisse vous guider dans votre enquête. L’assassin de Joyce était-il parmi les invités ? Les domestiques ? ou est-il venu de l’extérieur ? Quoi qu’il en soit, il s’est mêlé un moment à l’assistance.
Les deux compères ont tous deux fourni des alibis pour le soir du crime. Hudd se trouvait auprès de sa mère qui jurerait n’importe quoi plutôt que de laisser accuser son fils. Le jeune Gordon était en compagnie de ses copains dont le témoignage vaut moins que rien, mais là encore, impossible de découvrir un indice quelconque. — Quand le crime a-t-il eu lieu ? — Il y a dix-huit mois. — Où ? — Juste à la sortie de Woodleigh Common sur un sentier que coupe une colline. — À trois quarts de mille d’ici, précisa Elspeth.