By J. Robert Janes
In a hotel city grew to become internment camp, a feminine prisoner is brutally murdered
Before the battle, the resorts of Vittel hosted the wealthiest individuals of French society. Now, within the iciness of 1943, of France’s most opulent lodges were switched over into an internment camp for British and American ladies who did not break out the rustic whilst the German military stormed around the border. for 2 years, the prisoners have lived quietly, surviving on crimson go reduction programs, yet now they're commencing to die. An American lady is located stabbed during the center with a pitchfork. by the point inspectors Jean-Louis St-Cyr and Hermann Kohler arrive from Paris, rigor mortis and the February frost have frozen her stable. In her wallet are Cracker Jacks and Hershey bars—bribes meant for one of many guards. To carry justice to Vittel, St-Cyr and Kohler must resolve the conspiracy that's on the middle of this luxury, stylish hell.
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She reached out and cupped one of Erin’s hands. “You know I wouldn’t suggest something I thought would hurt you. ” Erin smiled at the memories of the BFF, or Best Friends Forever Club, they had formed in middle school. She squeezed her friend’s hand in acknowledgment but remained silent. “I think you’re wrong for not giving this guy a chance,” Carol said. “He’s the real deal. Single. Hardworking. ” “Yeah, a real Boy Scout,” Erin said. Carol threw up her hands. “What am I going to do with you?
Or because it was for a charity he deeply believed in. But last night another woman had gone missing. He planned to mingle with the crowd. Keep his ears open to idle conversations. Keep his eyes open for anything out of the ordinary. Because something was very much out of the ordinary. A monster had invaded their peaceful community. They’d already discovered two bodies and now a third woman was missing. Tony scanned the crowd for the hundredth time. It looked like a Norman Rockwell painting and he smiled in spite of himself.
And she didn’t want to. She carried the tray to the trash. Lost in thought, she didn’t notice a person trying to squeeze past until it was too late. He slammed into her with the force and speed of a defensive football player. Making a frantic grab for the nearest post to break her fall, she glanced over her shoulder. The man not only hadn’t slowed down, he had already disappeared. Steadying herself, she vowed to pay closer attention to her surroundings and keep her mind off of Tony before she got plowed over.