By Steve Demaree
An aged lady is located poisoned within the upstairs bed room of her domestic whose from door stands fifty two steps above the road in an old school whodunit that blends clues, pink herrings, suspects, and humor.
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Extra resources for 52 Steps To Murder (Dekker Cozy Mystery, Book 1)
Again he played the tape, and again, consulting the dictionary, he jotted down a word here and there. Bob and even Jupe began to wriggle with impatience. At last, Professor Freeman stopped, stretched wearily, went to the window, took a deep breath of air, then turned back. “I believe I have done all I can,” he said. “To be frank, Professor, the message seems to be in a very old form of Arabic in which the words have totally different pronunciations from modern Arabic. However, a certain sense began to emerge.
Bandanas like this are usually carried by workmen. It may be a clue. Perhaps a confederate dropped it. Or it is possible that this Mr. ” The professor passed his hand across his forehead. “It’s all so confusing,” he said. “First the mummy whispers to me – then it vanishes. I really don’t know –” He paused. “Wilkins! We have forgotten all about Wilkins. He was here. I wonder if the scoundrels have harmed him. ” Bob asked. He had read many mysteries in which the butler had turned out to be the criminal.
Hamid of the House of Hamid extends you his trust. ” Pete stood up and dusted himself off. Hamid did likewise. Then he turned and called a series of strange words into the darkness. “I am calling my cat,” he explained. ” They waited, but the cat did not come out of the darkness. “I’m telling you,” Pete said, “that cat is Mrs. Banfry’s cat, Sphinx. Mismatched eyes, tawny fur, two white forepaws. ” 40 | P a g e “No,” said Hamid positively. “Forepaws black, not white. ” Pete scratched his head. It was true he hadn’t taken time to check the forepaws.
52 Steps To Murder (Dekker Cozy Mystery, Book 1) by Steve Demaree