A Dismal Thing to Do (Madoc Rhys, Book 3) by Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig

By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig

After witnessing a wierd explosion, Janet turns into a murderer's subsequent target
Janet Rhys is riding in the course of the backwoods of Canada while she sees the truck prior to her lose keep an eye on, ruin right into a snow financial institution, and turn sideways, thoroughly blockading the line. Springing to motion, she darts right into a within reach barn, looking for anything to take advantage of to rescue the individual trapped within. while she hears an explosion, Janet returns to discover the truck is not anything yet smoking wreckage, and the motive force has stolen her automobile. Janet takes guard in an deserted condo, and is anticipating support to return whilst the truck driver's accomplices set hearth to her hideout. ahead of she is engulfed in flames, she leaps via a window and escapes into the snow. The killers imagine their witness is useless, and if Janet doesn't stream quick, they are going to be correct.

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He expected it to be Bliss. It was the front desk. ’ he answered tetchily. ’ Not another attack of vandalism or theft in the church! The name wasn’t familiar. He didn’t have time for this but there didn’t seem to be anyone left to delegate to. ’ He was head of Territorial Operations and although Horton had already pinched some of his officers, he felt sure Warren would have a few more to spare somewhere. ’ ‘OK,’ Horton said grudgingly. ’ Horton froze. It was the first time in years he had heard anyone speak his mother’s name.

Maybe Brundall had left some urgent unfinished business in Guernsey that couldn’t wait until he returned. Or had something occurred here that had prompted Brundall to call his solicitor? Perhaps it was the reason why Brundall had returned to Portsmouth in the first place. Horton hoped that visiting the scene of the crime might spark some ideas, but when he got there, his brain refused to come up with anything fresh and he saw nothing illuminating except the Christmas lights and decorations on the boardwalk.

He answered tetchily. ’ Not another attack of vandalism or theft in the church! The name wasn’t familiar. He didn’t have time for this but there didn’t seem to be anyone left to delegate to. ’ He was head of Territorial Operations and although Horton had already pinched some of his officers, he felt sure Warren would have a few more to spare somewhere. ’ ‘OK,’ Horton said grudgingly. ’ Horton froze. It was the first time in years he had heard anyone speak his mother’s name. The breath caught in his throat.

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