By Michael Innes
Sir John and woman Appleby attend a memorial exhibition of the oils, gouaches, collages, and trouvailles of artist Gavin Limbert, who was once lately stumbled on shot, below very suspicious conditions. As assistant commissioner of police, Sir John is already , yet he turns into much more intrigued whilst Limbert's final masterpiece is stolen from the gallery below his very eyes.
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Ah,” said Kate, relaxing. “That would explain it. They’ve known for months that Grayson’s been searching for someone to work on Grandmother’s garden. As for your qualifications…” Tilting her head to one side, she asked, “Did you talk for a long time with Ruth and Louise? ” Emma pursed her lips thoughtfully. Even at the time, she’d thought her conversation with the Pyms curiously one-sided. Replaying it in her mind, she realized that it had been a fairly thorough interrogation. ” Kate grinned.
We’ve scads of rooms at Penford Hall and more cars than we know what to do with. If you need transport, give Gash a ring, and if you need anything else, call for Crowley. Now, come along, Emma, come see the garden. ” As he spoke, the duke ushered Emma across the dining room to a pair of French doors that opened onto a balustraded terrace, where a flight of steps descended to a broad expanse of manicured lawn. The lawn ended, much to Emma’s delight, at the front wall of a ruined castle. “It is a castle,” she murmured.
Won’t turn a clod without your say-so, o’ course. ” He looked down at the damp soil that had been transferred from Emma’s palm to his own. “Wonderful stuff Her Grace laid in here. Don’t know what she did to make it so rich. ” He touched the muddy tip of his little finger to his tongue, looked thoughtfully skyward, then turned his head and spat, missing Susannah’s toes by inches. ” “Oh, my Lord,” Susannah said faintly. ” “I should think it would be an acquired taste,” Grayson replied. He ran nimbly down the stairs to join the little group.
A Private View (Sir John Appleby, Book 13) by Michael Innes