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By M. C. Beaton

Deserted through James, Agatha hops on a aircraft to the South Pacific. There she meets a honeymooning couple yet tragically, the hot bride unintentionally drowns. Returning domestic to Carsely, Agatha unearths herself focused on a unusually related scenario - a girl, wearing a marriage costume, is located floating in a river. The police think it's suicide yet Agatha, spurred on via thoughts of her disastrous marriage, units out to end up them unsuitable.

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Dennings answered. ‘Inspector Guilbert’s applied for a warrant to gain access to them, but of course Brundall’s GP has already confirmed that he had cancer. ’ Horton interpreted what Trueman had left unsaid: we can’t go any faster no matter how much Dennings wants to steamroller events. Trueman added, ‘The forensic team are still working on the boat but they confirm Maidment’s report that the gas cooker pipe was loosened. It could have happened during the fire, but they don’t think so. ’ Trueman nodded his agreement.

The big man looked as though he hadn’t had any sleep, and only a change of clothes told Horton he had been home. Horton doubted if John Guilbert had even had that luxury. ’ And that will go down like a lukewarm lager on a hot summer’s night. Maybe he should call Guilbert and warn him, Horton thought as Trueman walked in. Uckfield hauled himself off the desk. ’ Trueman looked as if he was about to say ‘with pleasure’ then obviously thought better of it. ’ ‘On his way. ’ Horton pointedly consulted his watch.

He should be afraid, Horton thought, recalling how he’d once come close to beating him to a pulp. ‘We’ve had the results of the PM,’ Horton said tersely. He was damned if he was going to address Uckfield by his rank, especially in front of Shawford. ‘I’d better be going,’ Shawford mumbled and scuttled away like a startled crab. Horton despised him even more than he thought he possibly could. Uckfield drew Horton away from the bar and the proximity of the banqueting suite. ’ Horton couldn’t resist saying.

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