By Charlaine Harris
Death comes calling on a small-town librarian whose existence is passing her by.
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes swap whilst a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly massive property, together with cash, jewellery, and a home entire with a cranium hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the aged girls has purposely left her a homicide to resolve. So she needs to determine the sufferer and work out which one among her new, ordinary-seeming associates is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal chance.
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Est-ce pas?? He had a pronounced Flemish accent. His strongly marked features, his pale eyes, his long arms and his way of moving recalled those Belgian racing cyclists whom one sees being interviewed after an event. The noise of the crane unloading sand could be heard even more loudly here. Your name is Josef Van Houtte?? Maigret asked, after glancing at a piece of paper. Jef Van Houtte, yes, monsieur.? Are you the owner of this boat?? m the owner of it, monsieur, who else could be?? A good smell of cooking rose from the cabin, and at the foot of the stairs, which were covered with floral-patterned linoleum, a very young woman could be seen coming and going.
There followed the sound of kisses. Now she spoke to Maigret. I was sure I knew the name. Did you understand? Her father died shortly before the marriage?? And the mother?? he enquired. She looked at him sharply, wondering whether he was speaking ironically. t know. He stayed with her for one year more and then all of a sudden he disappeared? Does it interest you?? Everything interests me,? he sighed, getting up from his armchair to fetch a fresh pipe from the rack. ll involve a journey to Mulhouse??
Maigret asked the three down-and-outs. They shook their heads, still ill at ease. Suppose we went to see the skipper of the Poitou?? suggested the Deputy Public Prosecutor, who felt uncomfortable in these surroundings. The man was expecting them. He was very unlike the Fleming. He, too, had his wife and children on board, but the barge did not belong to him and it almost always did the same journey, between the sandpits of the upper Seine and Paris. His name was Justin Goulet; he was forty-five.
A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 2) by Charlaine Harris