By Alanna Knight
Rose McQuinn, out strolling close to her domestic on Arthur’s Seat comes around the physique of a lady within the ruins of St Anthony’s Chapel but if she returns to the scene of the crime, neither physique nor the neighborhood constable whom she alerted have either disappeared. nobody believes her tale, now not even her lover Detective Sergeant Jack Macmerry of the Edinburgh urban Police. yet Rose is confident homicide has been dedicated and her resulting research into the secret quickly becomes a video game of lethal pursuit.
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Last spring, some people wandered across my neighbour’s field with their dog and killed three of his lambs. ’ ‘I’m sorry about that but…’ ‘And Rod Wilson, just over there, he used to send calves over to Ostend. They started with the picketing of the port at Goldswan Green. Couple of months ago, Rod’s barn was burned down. It’ll be somebody’s house next. ’ ‘All right, all right. You know what I’ll do? ’ ‘I did. I’ve bought Elm House on the other side of Lymne. Lumney. ’ ‘Did you now. We always like visitors from London.
Find me some bloody evidence. ’ Six In just a couple of weeks I had managed to construct a life for myself. I had a house and a garden. The house was old with large windows and a solid, four-square shape and stood on what must have been a quayside long ago. Now it looked forlornly across marshland to the sea, half a mile away. In the hectic few days after buying the house in November I had asked around in the estate agent and in the shop a couple of miles up the road in Lymne and found a child-minder.
She was surprised at herself, embarrassed almost. When she was a child, her uncle had led her through a slaughterhouse outside Fuenteobejuna and had smiled down at her as she refused to faint in the face of the blood and dismemberment and above all the steam rising from the cold stone floor. That was the smell she had remembered. It wasn’t a barn at all. There were splashes of blood across such a wide area, even on the ceiling, on the far wall, that Mr Mackenzie might have exploded. Mostly, though, it was in dark pools on his lap and on the sofa.
Dangerous Pursuits (Rose McQuinn, Book 2) by Alanna Knight