By Steve Demaree
An aged girl is located poisoned within the upstairs bed room of her domestic whose from door stands fifty two steps above the road in an old style whodunit that blends clues, crimson herrings, suspects, and humor.
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A shiver coursed through me. When Meredith first suggested the idea of converting the college, my grandmother suffered the same reaction, but she’d never explained why. Not one to buy into rumors, I had let the matter drop. ” “It matters not. It . ” Her voice trailed off. She petted my cheek. “I must fly. ” As she scurried out, I turned the sign in the front window to Open. Customers bustled inside. Many sampled cheeses, while others came to hang out and chat. With the flurry of activity, the feeling of foreboding vanished.
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52 Steps To Murder (Dekker Cozy Mystery, Book 1) by Steve Demaree