The Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 6: 2,500 Headwords: by John Escott

By John Escott

This e-book is together with seven diversified mysterious tales, via recognized writers comparable to Dashiel Hammett, Patrica Highsmith and Nancy Pickard. even supposing the tale usually are not actual, it might make you to maintain sitting at the seat until eventually end it.
every one tale has strong introductions that assist you to visualize to the tale fairly essentially. finally a part of the physique, it may possibly current the puzzles within the tale and lead you in finding the best way to clear up that puzzles, who the homicide is. occasionally, the puzzle may possibly make you confuse however it is an efficient strategy to perform you to resolve the matter. for example, journey the Lightning, bankruptcy 4 is especially complex as the author did not inform you who's conversing and the way many characters within the scene. total, you need not to be fear approximately it simply because ultimately you could comprehend all tale should you end it.
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He got out a handkerchief and dried my eyes. 'It's all over now,' he said. 'You're a very brave woman, Louise Baring. ' He got up rather quickly. 'I think you've had enough of murder and sudden death. What you need is quiet. Someone will come soon to put a new bandage 66 When I looked up, mother was by the door, smiling. Lazy Susan NANCY PIGKARD want you to teach me how to shoot a gun,' Susan Carpenter said to her husband at breakfast. ' Stan Carpenter stopped eating and stared at her. ' Susan piled two tomatoes and a fried egg on to her bread so that she could eat it like a sandwich.

Oliver . ' 'I'll be down later,' I told the others, and went after the maid. She was running back to the Hendrixson house. I couldn't run, or walk fast. She and Hendrixson and more of his servants were outside when I arrived. 'They killed Oliver and Brophy,' the old man said. ' 'We were in the back of the house, upstairs, watching the shooting down in the village. Oliver was just inside the front door, and Brophy in the room with the presents. We heard a shot in there, and immediately a man appeared in the doorway of our room, threatening us with two guns, making us stay there for perhaps ten minutes.

The girl exclaimed over my shoulder. He began to speak in Russian to her. She laughed at first, then shook her head and spoke sharply. He shook his head, then spoke to me. ' 'Take her,' I said. The girl looked angrily at me, then laughed. ' And she turned and went back up the alley, the big man close behind her. I moved on down to the beach, then went quickly along the shore towards the sounds of the machine gun and smaller gunfire. I heard three explosions, close together — bombs, hand grenades, I thought, remembering the sounds.

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