By Dara England
Homicide was once by no means so refined... while her vacation at the coast of Cornwall takes a dangerous flip, it truly is as much as Drucilla Winterbourne to discover the damaging secrets and techniques the population of Blackridge condominium will do whatever to hide. yet can a formal younger girl from London society understand the darkish reasons of a killer? finished In homicide is the 1st in a chain of old secret novelettes that includes intrepid Victorian heroines as much as their bustles in crime. those works are just loosely hooked up and will be learn in any order.
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She had been so anxious to fly to Celeste immediately that she had not taken the time to pen a response to the invitation. Now she wondered if that had been a wise decision. How would Celeste’s in-laws at Blackridge House react to being suddenly descended upon by unexpected guests and a hoard of servants? For that matter, what would Celeste’s new husband think? Drucilla mulled over what she knew of the gentleman in question. It was little enough. A year ago, she had never heard the name of Absalom Litchfield and neither, she would wager, had the rest of London.
You needn’t worry about me while I am away,” she said. ” “I very much doubt that,” he said. She ignored his sarcasm and scurried from the room, her mind already leaping ahead to preparations for the journey. Despite the ominous tone of Celeste’s letter, Drucilla was rather excited at the prospect of traveling to Cornwall. Whatever troubles loomed over her friend in Blackridge House, she would somehow smooth them away. Chapter Three Blackridge House, Cornwall Celeste shivered as the wind cut through her hastily donned shawl.
She always enjoyed the outdoors,” Drucilla remembered. ” Drucilla blinked. “That is unkind and not an entirely appropriate remark, given the circumstances. ” “Because I sensed you wanted to hear it. You want to know how it was with Celeste after she came here. Was she unhappy? Was she afraid? ” She didn’t deny it. ” He didn’t answer directly but stared off over her head. “I think you’re a very clever sort of girl, Miss Winterbourne. ” She frowned. Was that a taunt? What did he know that he wasn’t saying?
Accomplished in Murder by Dara England