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By Georgette Heyer

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One inheritor after one other turns up dead?

Silas Kane's 60th birthday celebration is marred through argument and dissension among his kinfolk, after which the following morning, Kane is located lifeless. The coroner's verdict of loss of life bymisadventure would appear to verify that Silas unintentionally misplaced his approach within the fog. yet then his inheritor is shot, and threats are made opposed to the subsequent in line to inherit his fortune.The redoubtable Superintendent Hannasyde is termed in to enquire. All clues aspect to an it sounds as if risk free eighty-year-old lady, yet because the Inspector delves extra into the case, he discovers that not anything is kind of because it seems?

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They Found Him Dead

United states this day Bestseller! One inheritor after one other turns up lifeless? Silas Kane's 60th celebration is marred by means of argument and dissension among his relations, after which the following morning, Kane is located lifeless. The coroner's verdict of loss of life bymisadventure would appear to verify that Silas unintentionally misplaced his method within the fog.

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Replied Timothy vaguely. " said Jim. "Of course, I know there won't be one really, but all the same, it 'ud be jolly good fun if there was," said Mr. Harte wistfully. CHAPTER TWO When she went back into the drawing room Miss Allison was more able to understand why the notion of murder had occurred to young Mr. Harte. A certain atmosphere of drama seemed to have spread over the room. To this the Clement Kanes were largely contributing, Clement by gazing hungrily at his wife whenever opportunity offered, Rosemary by looking stormier than ever and casting into the pool of conversation remarks calculated to convince the company that her marriage was on the verge of shipwreck.

Said Jim. "Of course, I know there won't be one really, but all the same, it 'ud be jolly good fun if there was," said Mr. Harte wistfully. CHAPTER TWO When she went back into the drawing room Miss Allison was more able to understand why the notion of murder had occurred to young Mr. Harte. A certain atmosphere of drama seemed to have spread over the room. To this the Clement Kanes were largely contributing, Clement by gazing hungrily at his wife whenever opportunity offered, Rosemary by looking stormier than ever and casting into the pool of conversation remarks calculated to convince the company that her marriage was on the verge of shipwreck.

Well, I'm not! " Miss Allison, from what she knew of Clement Kane, thought it extremely unlikely that he would make the least attempt to dislodge his great-aunt, but she wisely refrained from saying this and instead went away to inform him of the tragedy. She found Timothy downstairs, awaiting her, Silas' death had shocked him into a silence which had lasted throughout breakfast, but he seemed now to be restored to his normal self, though he apparently thought it proper to speak in lowered tones.

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