By Charles Todd
Take pleasure in Charles Todd's 3rd novel within the Bess Crawford sequence: A sour fact. As an advantage, you get an excerpt from the fourth Bess Crawford novel, An Unmarked Grave, on sale June five, 2012.
attempting to aid a lady in misery, global warfare I nurse and unintentional sleuth Bess Crawford learns that no solid deed is going unpunished.
whilst battlefield nurse Bess Crawford returns from France for a well-earned Christmas go away, she unearths a bruised and shivering lady huddled within the doorway of her London place of abode. the girl has nowhere to show, and propelled through a company feel of accountability, Bess takes her in.
as soon as within Bess's flat, the girl finds quarrel together with her husband erupted into violence, but she desires to go back home—if Bess will elect her to Sussex. figuring out that the girl is struggling with a concussion, Bess supplies up a couple of priceless days of go away to shuttle along with her. yet she quickly discovers that this can be a strong deed with unforeseeable consequences.
What Bess reveals at Vixen Hill is a home of mourning. The woman's relations has collected for a memorial carrier for the elder son, who died of struggle wounds. Her husband, domestic on compassionate depart, is stressful, affected by jealousy and his personal accountable conscience.
Then, while a houseguest is located lifeless, Bess herself turns into a main suspect within the case. This homicide will lead her to a perilous quest in war-torn France, an unforeseen best friend, and a startling revelation that places her in jeopardy ahead of a vicious killer may be uncovered.
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Maybe having the boys in the 'gang' was not such a bad idea. They were in the same grade as Nathan and Davo. They could help find out if the boys were stealing or not. "That's it," she said aloud. She and Tracey should start up a 'gang' with Kevin and Matthew! She stopped cleaning up and raced towards Kevin's room. She knocked quietly on the door, then quietly pushed the door open. He was still sleeping! " Kevin looked startled for a moment. "Go away. It's too early. " He pulled the doona over his shoulder.
Tracey dashed to close the door, peering outside as she did so. Krystal moved towards her pillow. " She pulled the little piece of paper from under her pillow and handed it to Kevin. He took the piece of paper. Matthew moved close to Kevin and both boys read the note "Is this all. " Kevin looked puzzled. " Matthew made car noises. "Well, we don't think it's a car sales ad. There's a secret message in it," said Tracey. " Krystal supported her friend. Kevin and Matthew stared at the little note again.
Krystal took the screwdriver and headed back to the cupboard room. She began to unscrew the cupboard ceiling. "Matt, Kevin," she called out. "Please come here. " The two boys sauntered in. " Matthew asked. "I've nearly broken my wrist trying to get these screws undone. " She handed the screwdriver toMatthew. " "Okay," said Matthew, leaping up into the cupboard, and almost knocking Krystal over in his enthusiasm. "I can't see. " He glanced towards Kevin, who immediately leaped into the cupboard and shone his torch on the screws.
A Bitter Truth with Bonus Material (Bess Crawford Mystery, Book 3) by Charles Todd