By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig
Greens will be unsafe on your HEALTH!
Old Agatha Treadway baked her personal bread, canned her personal vegetables---and died of botulism in her own kitchen. coincidence, says Dr. Druffitt. homicide, says neighbor Janet Wadman. And says it back whilst she reveals the health care professional useless, too. Detective Inspector Madoc Rhys, of the royal Canadian fastened Police, is of the same opinion. yet who's the killer...the city miser, who wishes the only factor in simple terms Mrs. Treadway can have given him?
The miser's son who's panting for the doctor's daughter? Widow Druffitt, who's keeping mystery conferences with not going humans? The employed woman who listens at keyholes? The employed guy who hides in haylofts? It's an lousy mess...and while Rhys will get it taken care of out, he faces a fair harder challenge of his personal.
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Maybe someone brought picnic supplies in the bags and buried them with the garbage,” Rick said. “I doubt it. You can’t get all the cement out of a bag, because the powder sticks in the fabric. ” Rick thought his pal probably was right. No one would use a cement bag for supplies, now that he thought about it. He looked up suddenly as a sound came through the trees. It was a motor, but a small two-cycle kind, like a scooter or a small motorcycle. “Someone coming,” he said. ” Scotty held onto the bag.
He wasn’t worried about his ability to stay afloat. He had his breath back somewhat now, so he paddled slowly to a point on the wall of the pit under Scotty’s position. He bumped gently into rock and felt with his hands while treading water. The rock surface was rough, but the roughness was regular, the wall flat. Then his fingers felt a groove and his mind created the image to match it. A drill hole! He was in a quarry! It made sense, Rick thought. This was good limestone country. The ghost had simply led them to an abandoned limestone quarry, and he had obligingly fallen in!
Wish we had a radio,” he said. ” Scotty grinned sympathetically. He knew that Rick was impatient when there was detecting to be done. “We really should have a battery radio,” Dr. Miller said. “Power here is not very dependable in stormy weather. ” “What we need is a radio that doesn’t depend on power,” Jan Miller said. A radio without power. He remembered a long talk with Dr. John Gordon of the Spindrift staff about the principles of radio. Dr. ” “I saw an old transformer in the woodshed,” he said suddenly.