By Dolores Gordon-Smith
While Mrs Paxton, on the topic of the aristocratic Leigh family members of Sussex, is located poisoned in her bed room one morning, arms element in the direction of her artist nephew Terence Napier, obvious leaving the home prior that past night after a row over her will. Months later and Napier hasn't ever been stumbled on, yet apparently a useless physique is came across in a educate compartment, and scattered on the lifeless man's toes are the well-known Leigh sapphires – a necklace owned by way of Mrs Paxton, yet destined to return to the Leighs within the occasion of her death.
Scotland backyard once more name upon the prone of writer Jack Haldean to assist clear up this most complex of instances. quickly there are hyperlinks to a serial thief and assassin, referred to as the The Vicar, and it kind of feels there's extra to this example than a family members feud over inheritance.
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She's very fretful today; she could be coming down with something. And I think you should put on some warmer things too, Krystal. " She looked with disapproval at Krystal's tee shirt and shorts, and smiled at Tracey in her snug pink tracksuit. " Mrs Cormack headed back towards the kitchen. "Sure Mum," Krystal and Kevin replied. "Okay, you guys, get out! " Krystal indicated the door to Matthew and Kevin. "It's getting late. " Tracey left with the boys. " Tracey waved her hand. "Same place. " Krystal closed the door as the three left.
Krystal lifted her foot. Tracey peered at the little piece of grubby paper. "It's got something written on it. " Krystal put her school bag on her shoulders and headed for the front door. Tracey picked up her heavy bag with a groan and followed behind Krystal. " Krystal was the first to go outside. The sun was shining again and the sky was clear. Everything looked 'washed' and clean. " Tracey blinked in the strong sunlight. " Krystal looked over Tracey's shoulder at the slip. "Awful writing. Something about cars.
Some of them are different, they're capitals, and the others are small. That is strange," said Krystal, as they stopped near their parting corner. They both wanted to know the answer to the puzzle. " Krystal suggested. Tracey stared at her wristwatch. "Oh no, it's after half past four. I'd better get home. I'll try to come over a bit later, after I see Mum, and change out of my school things," said Tracey, glancing at her watch again. "That'll be cool. " Krystal carefully folded the little piece of paper and pushed it deep into the corner of her pocket.