By M. C. Beaton
During this 6th pleasant time out Agatha travels to the north of Cyprus, in basic terms to take care of her estranged fiance, an egregious staff of actually bad travelers, and a string of murders as sizzling because the Greek sun."
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He asked toward the end of the week, when she yawned noisily at the table. " "I'm learning to swim," Chris told him. " She wanted to reassure him right away so he wouldn't object. She needed this project. Swimming tired her out. She didn't lie awake at night listening for noises in the attic, and she had less time to watch for the little boy. The next morning, a remarkable thing happened. From the moment Chris slid off the end of the pier, she felt confident. Her arms and legs moved, smoothly, crisply, through the water.
He grumbled. He picked up the pancake as if it were a dead mouse. Chris stared. The pancake was undamaged. There wasn't even a dent where Uncle Ralph had stepped on it. "It's a—it's a pancake," she mumbled. " Uncle Ralph sat down, his eyes on the platter heaped with pancakes. "That was a nice thought," he said, sounding strained. "They may be a little b i t . . stiff," Chris said. " She gulped. " She put a pancake on her plate, dropped a pat of 62 CHRISTINA'S GHOST butter on it, and poured on maple syrup.
You and Jenny will be my helpers till your folks come back. " Chris said. " There was a little silence. Uncle Ralph shuffled his feet. Grandma looked at him and then at Chris. "I wonder if you'd run down to the gift shop and get me a magazine, Ralph," she said. "You know the kind I like. And a few chocolates, dear. " Uncle Ralph seemed pleased to have a job. He hurried off, and Grandma patted the bed beside her. "Sit here, Chrissy," she invited. "Now, how are things going? " The words spilled out.
Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist (Agatha Raisin, Book 6) by M. C. Beaton