By Agatha Christie
With arthritis, pass over Jane Marple has packed herself off, on the insistence of her nephew, for a few relaxation and leisure at a inn within the Caribbean. the ocean is classy and the elements is okay during this quiet paradise to this point clear of bustling St. Mary Mead. yet by surprise the calm is interrupted via the loss of life of significant Palgrave, one among her fellow visitors on the resort.
leave out Marple reveals herself fairly disturbed by way of this flip of occasions. She'd simply spent the former night talking with the key, who'd appeared to her to be in completely strong overall healthiness. He'd been telling her a couple of photo that he had--"a picture of a murderer…," he'd claimed. confident that the major's loss of life used to be in no way usual, she starts to invite tricky questions. It quickly turns into transparent assassin is lurking between her partners on the inn, and it's as much as leave out Marple to root this individual out prior to she or he can strike back.
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Extra resources for A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries, Book 10)
I looked in the register, you know, after Candida had gone home, and I saw the names — Miss Olivia Benevent — Miss Cara Benevent.
I’ll have good luck as long as I wear it, and I can’t be hurt by wound nor poison. ” I said, “Mercy, Mr. Alan! ” Well, do you know, not a month after that something broke in the car when he was driving it, and it went smash into a wall at the bottom of Hill Lane. And he come out of it without a scratch. “What did I tell you, Mrs. ” he said. “That charm of Miss Cara’s is a mascot all right. I ought to have been killed, and here I am without a scratch. ” Which was vain superstition, but I could see that he meant it.
She passed along the winding passages to her room. As she approached it she heard the sound of weeping. It was a low sound made up of sighing breaths and a faint sobbing. The door of the room stood ajar, and the sound came from there. After a moment of hesitation she widened the gap and looked in. Miss Cara stood by the cold hearth, her fingers wrung together and the tears trickling down her chin. She said, ‘Alan —’ under her breath. And then she must have heard Candida cross the threshold, for she started, turned, and put out her hands.
A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries, Book 10) by Agatha Christie