By Bernard Knight
A forensic secret of the Nineteen Fifties - After beginning their dicy enterprise of a personal forensic consultancy, general practitioner Richard Pryor – now a house place of work pathologist – and forensic biologist Angela Bray have now turn into firmly demonstrated. An obvious strange suicide in a distant Welsh farm starts off them on a brand new research, that's by way of an strange request from the conflict workplace. And whilst a Cotswold veterinary health practitioner is charged with poisoning his ill spouse, can Pryor's professional proof retailer him from the gallows?
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A point in her favor as far as it goes. But ten to one it was a chance. She just struck lucky. ” “Not so lucky if it results in her being hanged, mon ami,” observed Poirot. “No. ” “Possibly she didn't intend mischief. ” “Something of that kind, the doctor says. Whatever it was, she took it away with her. ” Poirot shook his head in a dissatisfied manner. “No, no, my friend, it was not like that. I know the lady. She would be quite incapable of such a hot-blooded impulsive action. Besides, she would be most unlikely to have a penknife with her.
Her desire to include Carlotta Adams in the party had been, I decided, a mere whim. She had been highly amused, as a child might be amused, by the clever counterfeit of herself. No, the undercurrents that I sensed were nothing to do with Jane Wilkinson. In what direction did they lie? I studied the guests in turn. Bryan Martin? He was certainly not behaving quite naturally. But that, I told myself, might be merely characteristic of a film star. The exaggerated self-consciousness of a vain man too accustomed to playing a part to lay it aside easily.
But anyway, we needn't worry about that. ” Jane paid no attention to him. ” She looked at him impatiently. “Well, going to be free. ” Poirot looked as though he did not think it was. “The duke is in Paris,” said Jane. “I must cable him right away. ” Poirot rose. ” “Good-bye, M. ” “You brought me the good news, anyway, M. Poirot, and I'm ever so grateful. ” “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.
According to the Evidence (Dr. Richard Pryor, Book 2) by Bernard Knight