By Georgette Heyer

Who could kill definitely the right gentleman?

When Ernest Fletcher is located bludgeoned to demise in his examine, everyone seems to be stunned and mystified: Ernest used to be good cherished and revered, so who may have a purpose for killing him?

Superintendent Hannasyde, with consummate ability, uncovers one soiled little mystery after one other, and with them, a number of individuals who all have purposes for in need of Fletcher useless. Then, a moment homicide is dedicated, giving a gruesome twist to a truly strange case, and Hannasyde realizes he is up opposed to a killer on a mission...

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Oh, I did, and I am, and I wasn’t any good, but all the same it was damned silly of you not to give me a run for my money. ’ 25 Y georgette heyer ‘No. ’ said Neville. ’ she said impatiently. ‘If that’s acting, it’s good,’ said Neville, looking at her critically. ’ She was frowning. ’ ‘Knocked Ernie on the head. ’ A sound between a scream and a whimper broke from her. ‘Neville! Oh no! ’ He looked at her with a smile lilting on his mouth. ’ Her eyes searched his, while the colour receded slowly from her face.

Yours lovingly, Angela,’ read out the Sergeant. ‘Angela…’ He scratched his chin meditatively. ‘Got something at the back of my mind. ’ Hannasyde studied the photograph for a moment. ‘It does look a little familiar,’ he admitted. ‘Some actress, I daresay. ’ Hemingway held the photograph at arm’s length. ‘No, I’m pretty sure I don’t connect her with the stage. ’ ‘I do not wish to look upon the face of a lewd woman,’ Glass said harshly. ’ demanded the Sergeant. ’ 50 Y A Blunt Instrument ‘Well, then, stop panning them.

Well, yes,’ she admitted. ‘Only any time will do. ’ ‘I’m quite at your disposal, Miss Fletcher. Won’t you sit down? ’ ‘You have such a kind face,’ Miss Fletcher told him. ‘Quite unlike what one expected. I feel I can talk to you. Are you sure you won’t have something? ’ ‘No, really, thank you. ’ ‘I’m afraid you’ll say I’m wasting your time. So silly of me not to have asked dear Mr Lawrence while he was here! 51 Y georgette heyer We have known him for so many years that I always say he is more like a friend than a solicitor, though of course there is no reason why he shouldn’t be both, as indeed I hope he feels he is.

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