By Graeme Kent
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Not yet, my lord. ’ ‘Tell him to take care,’ warned the bishop. ‘There are rumours that Pazabosi is on the move again. It is important that no one disturbs him. I’m sure that the police commissioner will agree with me. Please pass my message on to Sergeant Kella. By the way, I hear there’s been an earthquake in your region. ’ ‘Minimal, my lord. A few trees uprooted, some rocks disturbed. ’ A worried look had appeared on Sister Conchita’s face. The nun caught Kella’s inquiring gaze and looked away in annoyance.
A BA from Sydney and an MPhil from London. ’ Bulko shook his head. ‘So much education and so little sense,’ he sighed. ‘You didn’t get dumped on by the old colonials because you ballsed-up an assignment. They tried to break you because you’re an educated islander and they don’t want you taking over one of their cushy jobs at the top. These islands will get independence just as soon as there are enough educated islanders to run things. We’re threats. Especially you. They’ve got you pegged as a big man.
She demanded, in a voice that, for all her visible efforts, she was unable to prevent quavering. ’ ‘An appropriate enough place for a skeleton,’ agreed Kella. He was on his hands and knees, reassembling the framework in some sort of rough order. Sister Conchita was silent for a moment. ‘How …’ she began uncertainly. ‘I mean …’ ‘Bones,’ said Kella, not looking up, his fingers working busily. ‘Ever since I landed on the island two days ago I’ve been hearing nothing but bones. There was a suspicious death at a village near here after a bones curse had been placed on the dead man.
Devil Devil by Graeme Kent