By Marian Babson
Reggie and Midge are reluctant owners of the failing Chortlesby Manor lodge. the potential of monetary support comes from Midges outdated classmate who's arranging ''mystery tours'' of britain for American viewers and desires to exploit Chortlesby Manor as a locale for her staged murders. however the mystery-tour undertaking is quickly headed for catastrophe. Dissension, proceedings, flaring tempers, and a storm from snow are quickly upstaged while a true homicide takes entrance and heart. As a killer stalks the gang of beginner sleuths on vacation, fixing murders is not any longer enjoyable and video games. Too many visitors are testing early and never settling their money owed - or leaving adequate invaluable clues.
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I mean, I never expected ... I thought . ' 'Oh, you know us,' Brigid, or perhaps it was Lauren, giggled. ' the other one asked, on a note of dawning hope. ' He looked around wildly, but Amaryllis was not in sight. His gaze lighted on Midge. ' he demanded frantically. ' Dixon Carr's face went blank with astonishment. He turned to Lettie, who was gripping her tray so savagely that her knuckles were turning white. "That's Bramwell Barbour? The one who writes all those tough sexy books? You mean he travels with his mother?
And there's a storm outside—' Bertha Stout let the velvet drape fall back into place, her voice dripping with relish. 'A real blizzard. ' 'No!. . Really? . Let's see . ' Several of them rushed to the windows to confirm the weather prediction. 'We're not cut off yet—' One of the twins turned away from the window and registered a complaint. ' 'Ooh! ' There was a rush from windows to the lobby. ' 'I suppose—' Evelina T. Carterslee seated herself behind the coffee table piled with waiting demi-tasse cups.
He backed out of the doorway hastily. 'I'm sorry about this,' Midge said. 'Some of them were running around till all hours this morning. I suppose they got hungry. ' 'Anyway, you have enough left to go around, haven't you? There seem to be plenty—' 'Of course I have. ' 'No, no, of course not. I was just worried about lunch. We'll have them all here, you know. ' 'They won't want cold chicken and salad, either. ' Midge applauded. 'I knew you'd—' A sharp bell pealed through the kitchen. ' Cook glanced at the number that had dropped into view.