By Carolyn Hart
Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins not chases sizzling tales around the world, yet murderous mysteries appear to locate her. This time, a frantic mobilephone name from an previous and expensive pal at the different facet of the area sends Henrie O dashing to the fabled urban of San Antonio to try the baffling disappearance of her friend's committed granddaughter, Iris Chavez. Iris, hired on the Tesoros Gallery on San Antonio's well-known River stroll, has by surprise dropped from sight with out a observe.
Soon Henrie O discovers that amidst the beautiful items within the prestigious gallery and one of the relations is hidden a dismal secret--one Henrie O needs to discover if she is to discover Iris. overdue one darkish evening at the River stroll, Henrie O sees a sprawled body...and realizes that treachery and shame lurk within the shadows of an previous and revered business...and loss of life awaits someone bold to discover the reality.
Pulitzer Prize-winning ex-reporter Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins now not chases sizzling tales worldwide, yet murderous mysteries appear to locate her.This time, a frantic telephone name from an outdated and expensive good friend at the different aspect of the area sends Henrie O speeding to the fabled urban of San Antonio to take a look at the baffling disappearance of her friend's committed granddaughter, Iris Chavez. Iris, hired on the Tesoros Gallery on San Antonio's recognized River stroll, has all of sudden dropped from sight and not using a word.
Soon Henrie O discovers that amidst the beautiful gadgets within the prestigious gallery and one of the relatives is hidden a depressing secret--one Henrie O needs to discover if she is to discover Iris. overdue one darkish evening at the River stroll, Henrie O sees a sprawled body...and realizes that treachery and shame lurk within the shadows of an previous and revered business...and dying awaits somebody bold to discover the reality.
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I assure you I'll look after the lady's well being. " Stokes answered. "The ship came down nose first, so the rear of the ship retains the bulk of its shape whilst the sub-frame at the front of the vessel has compacted, making it difficult to enter. I'd suggest you find your way around the left hand side," he indicated with a wave of his hand, "and enter through the main cabin door on the side of the gondola. I'm not sure what it is you're hoping to find in there, though, Sir Maurice. " Newbury shrugged.
Hose carts circled the wreckage, whilst onlookers milled around a police cordon that had been established around the entire perimeter of the park. A tree was on fire on the far side of the site, and firemen were currently engaged in trying to bring it under control before the flames spread to the neighbouring evergreens. The airship itself was now nothing but a burnt husk, its shattered substructure an exposed skeleton, stark against the surrounding parkland. It reminded Veronica of a beached whale she had once seen as a child, half-rotted in the sea air, its enormous ribcage exposed to the elements.
Good morning, Constable Pratt. I'm in need of some assistance. You see, my colleagues over there are labouring under the impression that I'm fully up-to-date with all the minutiae of this murder inquiry, but, as I'm relatively new to the job, I seem to be missing some of the pertinent facts. " "Certainly, ma'am. " Veronica feigned ignorance. "Well, we could start with the victims. " Pratt hesitated before going on. "Well ma'am, there are seven official victims, all of them strangled to death and abandoned in the street, just like this one.