A Killer's Christmas in Wales: A Penny Brannigan Mystery by Elizabeth J. Duncan

By Elizabeth J. Duncan

As the townsfolk of the Welsh valley city of Llanelen settle in for the snowiest wintry weather in twenty-five years, an American stranger arrives. Harry Saunders charms the women, one in every of them particularly: Evelyn Lloyd, the town's former postmistress, who used to be left very easily off after the loss of life of her husband. After Mrs. Lloyd invests a great deal of cash with him, Harry is going lacking, as does her funds. His physique is quickly stumbled on outdoors the partitions of Conwy fort, and Mrs. Lloyd is implicated within the murder.

Although Penny Brannigan and her enterprise companion, Victoria Hopkirk, are busy overseeing the grand commencing in their new spa, that does not cease Mrs. Lloyd from desperately looking Penny's support to turn out her innocence. it truly is rather attainable that Harry made different enemies whereas in Llanelen and Penny's research unfolds whereas she juggles her paintings on the spa, her growing to be dating with Detective Inspector Davies, and the Christmas window festival that she signed as much as judge.

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You have to be careful not to overdo it. ” Mrs. Lloyd leaned toward him. ” “Well, I’m sure you’ll think of it. ” By now the card players were beginning to set their empty tea-cups down on the table and head off to the cloak room to collect their coats. The volunteers who looked after the refreshments, led by Glynnis Bowen, talked quietly as they stacked and rinsed used cups and saucers and packed leftover sandwiches and biscuits into plastic containers. At the other end of the room, the community centre caretaker emerged from a small office under the stairs and began folding up card tables, snapping their folding legs into place with a metallic click, and carrying them off to a storage cupboard.

Lloyd continued. ” “I don’t know,” Florence replied. ” “Oh, you’re a right old stick in the mud, you are,” Mrs. Lloyd said. “Even if you were invited, you probably wouldn’t go. It’d do you good to get out and about more. So do think about coming dancing with us. There’s sure to be a good turnout. ” She thought for a moment and then brightened. “Do you think there’ll be disco dancing? ” Before Florence could reply, the sound of the letter slot being pushed open, followed by the soft thud of the morning’s post landing on the hall carpet had Mrs.

Oh, I can’t tell you how much I enjoy having you as a partner,” she exclaimed. “You’re such a clever player. ” Saunders smiled at her, then glanced toward the back of the multipurpose room where the other players were starting to gather. He shot Mrs. Lloyd a quizzical look. “Oh! Yes, one of the ladies always organizes a little snack for us afterward,” she explained as she pushed her chair back. “Sandwiches with pickles and a cup of tea. Come along now, or the best ones will be snapped up. ” “Yes, Glynnis Bowen.

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