By Harriet Rutland
That settles it, proposal Smith savagely. He can be murdered, no matter if i need to do it myself!
The Hardstaffe family members will not be the nicest humans on this planet. actually, he - schoolteacher, lothario and bully, she - persistent malcontent - and their horsey single grownup daughter appear to be leading applicants for homicide. A author making plans those deaths, on paper a minimum of, and a tender woman, chased through previous Hardstaffe, are the single outsiders in a deliciously neat, yet nasty, case.
Blue homicide was once the final of Harriet Rutland’s secret novels, first released in 1942. This new version, the 1st in over 70 years, positive aspects an creation by way of crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.
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