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By Rita Mae Brown

Interest simply may be the dying of Mrs. Murphy--and her human spouse, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Small cities are like households: every person lives very shut jointly. . .and everybody retains secrets and techniques. Crozet, Virginia, is a regular small town-until its secrets and techniques explode into homicide. Crozet's thirty-something post-mistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, has a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy) and a Welsh Corgi (Tucker), a pending divorce, and a nasty behavior of examining postcards now not addressed to her. while Crozet's voters begin turning up murdered, Harry recalls that every bought a card with a tombstone at the entrance and the message "Wish you have been here" at the again. motive on maintaining their human good friend, Mrs. Murphy and Tucker start to odor out clues. in the meantime, Harry is carrying out her personal research, unaware her pets are one step prior to her. If simply Mrs. Murphy may possibly alert her by some means, Harry may discover the wrongdoer earlier than the homicide occurs--and earlier than Harry unearths herself at the killer's mailing record.

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She voiced the opinion that I was an ignoramus. I had to concur. I promised her I would lay off gambling and concentrate on the very important MacAullif’s daughter case. I also told her I was defraying my expenses by knocking off photo assignments for Richard. That mollified her somewhat. I was glad. It sure as hell didn’t mollify me. I got off the phone and went back to take up my vigil. Nothing much seemed to be happening. The front of Harold’s office building looked pretty much the same as it had when he’d gone in.

The only blackjack I’d ever played was for fun with friends at college, and I’d always lost. I’d played roulette once. That was the only time in my life I’d ever been in a casino. That was an illegal casino, though. This was my first time in a legal 26 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] one. In the illegal casino I’d lost fifty dollars. That time, of course, the wheel had probably been rigged. I figured the wheels in here probably weren’t. I also figured it probably wouldn’t make any difference. The odds are for the house, so eventually you’re going to lose, one way or another.

I gave her my best smile. ” “Out for the day,” she snapped, and immediately turned to attack the page in the typewriter. I went out the door, wondering if the secretary could be considered an improvement over Wendy and Cheryl or just a change. I decided I would have to observe her for accuracy before I could make a proper judgment. I also went out with my obvious theory having been tested and having proven true. Harold Dunleavy had hired the Weasel to spy on his wife. I went back to my post outside Harold’s office and called MacAullif.

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