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A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs (Felse, Book 4) by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

Unique ebook: 1965

When an outdated grave finds our bodies, neither of which belong to the fellow named at the tombstone, Detective Inspector George Felse is once more known as upon to enquire

whereas on a seashore holiday in Cornwall together with his son, Dominic, Detective Inspector George Felse can’t support yet examine a depressing secret of smuggling, lacking our bodies, and murder.

Jan Treverra was once a mythical Cornish poet and smuggler who died centuries in the past. but if neighborhood student Simon Towne arranges to open Treverra’s grave looking for his long-lost literary legacy, the tomb yields lifeless our bodies . . . and neither one is the physique of Jan Treverra. during this derelict beach graveyard, Felse uncovers a path of violence in Maymouth’s historical past that casts shadows centuries long. . . .
A great Derangement of Epitaphs is the 4th booklet within the Felse Investigations, yet you'll take pleasure in studying the sequence in any order.

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She smiled. ” Gennie managed a smile. ” Fiona’s grin was a bit smaller than Gennie’s. “Are you absolutely certain this is what you should be doing? ” As would I, Gennie thought. Close this door if You do not intend me to walk through it, Lord. ” This time her smile was genuine. ” From the corner of her eye, Gennie watched the conductor make his way toward them. ” She squeezed Fiona’s fingers, then released her. ” “Are you certain? ” Fiona stepped into the aisle. ” Fiona looked as doubtful as Gennie felt.

Mae Winslow’s finely tuned senses jumped as the fire bell rang, setting the populace into a motion akin to the stirring of a nest of hornets, and sending Mae into a fit of the vapors. Before the sounding of the alarm, the only stings fair Mae felt in the bleak light of dawn were from her heart and her conscience. She had disappointed dear Henry once again, allowing the calamity that dogged her steps to set her on yet another path leading away from the home and hearth he so freely offered. Surely the long-suffering Henry understood that beneath her buckskin-clad exterior beat a heart that held nothing but love for him despite the vagabond life she must lead.

Gennie suspected the flush in his cheeks was not from the exertion of hauling her luggage. By the time she climbed out of the carriage, her trunk sat atop a pile of luggage beside a Boston-bound train, and Chandler Dodd stood beside the porter with his money clip in hand. She pushed her way inside the train station. Fewer people populated the building than the platforms, and they moved about in a more orderly fashion. Still, the sounds and smells competed with the occasional roar of a train whistle to make Gennie feel genuinely less than well.

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