By Carolyn Hart
Whilst secret bookstall proprietor Annie Laurance is invited to educate "The 3 nice girls of the secret" category at Chastain neighborhood university, the someday sleuth discovers that every one isn't really strictly educational in Chastain's hallowed halls of studying. And whilst a surprising scandal within the university newspaper erupts in a suicide and violent deaths, Professor Laurance enlists the skills of her new hubby, deepest eye Max Darling, and dons her considering cap to probe intrigue and vengeance between Chastain's faculty.A harmful ThingMax and Annie, with doubtful support from 3 in their personal nice girls of the secret -- Annie's pixilated partner's mother, a batty neighborhood dowager, and a Christie crime enthusiast -- study that nearly all people on the university had potential, rationale, and entry to the homicide guns. From the secretly boozing professor of ads to the muscle-bound campus cad who barters passing grades for a bit extracurricular task, a person at the college is a potential killer -- ready to strike back!
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Three of them," he exclaimed happily. Annie glared, and he promptly assumed a totally sympathetic expression. " “Isn't it just," she said bitterly. "And if that's not bad enough—a free spirit, an old bat, and a mystery nut—all hell's breaking loose over the college newspaper and I might as well have recited GNP statistics for the rest of the class period. ” Max seized on the diversion. "What student newspaper? " “1 don't know and I don't care. " 7 Annie breathed deeply of the cool November air.
It isn't just Laurel. I could cope with one. " “Oh Max, it isn't just your mother. Henny's in my class, too. And Miss Dora. You remember her. She has that old house and she runs that town and everybody's scared to death of her. She's in there, too. And every time I really get started, one of them interrupts. Laurel coos something about love and Miss Dora thumps that damn cane, then Henny has a bright aside. ” Not just Laurel! Max was careful not to let his relief show, but this certainly put a different face on it.
Annie slunk to the back of the room, her face flaming. But, when she settled at the last table and looked around, she realized that she was being overly sensitive. No one was paying attention to her. The air crackled with tension. 50 The faculty members sorted out into the same seats theyhad taken last Thursday. There were two exceptions. The road hog, Kurt Diggs, sat alone at the first table. Neither Charlotte Porter nor Josh Norden had arrived. Diggs sprawled ungracefully, one arm balanced on the back of the next chair.