By Carolyn Hart
While secret bookstall proprietor Annie Laurance is invited to coach "The 3 nice girls of the secret" category at Chastain group university, the someday sleuth discovers that every one isn't really strictly educational in Chastain's hallowed halls of studying. And while a stunning scandal within the college newspaper erupts in a suicide and violent deaths, Professor Laurance enlists the abilities of her new hubby, deepest eye Max Darling, and dons her pondering cap to probe intrigue and vengeance between Chastain's faculty.
A risky Thing
Max and Annie, with doubtful support from 3 in their personal nice women of the secret -- Annie's pixilated spouse's mother, a batty neighborhood dowager, and a Christie crime enthusiast -- examine that almost every person on the university had ability, reason, and entry to the homicide guns. From the secretly boozing professor of advertisements to the muscle-bound campus cad who barters passing grades for a bit extracurricular job, someone at the college is a potential killer -- ready to strike back!
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Instead, it looked as though this meeting was merely another in a long line of sessions dominated by Roberts’ Rules of Order and very little else. Who the hell was Roberts, anyway? And why did every gathering in the English-speaking world have to degenerate into Will the chair rule? and Someone has to second the motion! Garrison’s voice rolled on sonorously. The man obviously took great pleasure in hearing it. Even looking like Dick Powell couldn’t excuse that. ” He pointed with his pipe stem at the offending agenda.
God, no. I’ll give her three Nicholas Blakes. ” (The Man Who Could Not Shudder. Scarce. ) “But I don’t want Henny in my class. Why, she knows more about mysteries than Carol Brener. Or Bruce Taylor. Or Dilys Winn. Or Kate Mattes. In my class! ” “A class on the greatest ladies of the mystery? ” The rising note of excitement in Laurel’s husky voice was the first indication to Max Darling that his idle chatter, his well-meant, innocuous report on his and Annie’s doings, was of altogether too much interest to his mother.
Objection noted, Victor,” Burke said impatiently. “Now, let’s vote on the minutes. Charlotte moved—” Malcolm Moss drawled, “For the record, Professor Garrison is correct. ” A taut silence ensued. Annie glanced from one grim face to another. She reran Moss’s innocuous—to her—statement in her mind. Who cared whether a committee was designated as advisory? A lot of people, apparently. Kurt Diggs’s sensuous mouth twisted in a sardonic smile. Charlotte Porter nervously creased and recreased the mimeographed agenda sheet between her thin fingers.