By Rhys Bowen
Whilst a documentary filmmaker is located useless in Llanfair, Constable Evans steals the scene, uncovering a dangerous plot attaining again to global struggle II.
"Maybe Evan Can Wait, yet i am already impatient for his subsequent adventure." (Margaret Maron)
Read Online or Download Evan Can Wait (Constable Evans Mysteries) PDF
Similar Mystery books
“Like settling down with a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel—if it was once rewritten via James M. Cain. ”—Denver Post Michael Gruber’s evening of the Jaguar—like his earlier novels that includes Miami detective Jimmy Paz (Tropic of evening, Valley of Bones)—transforms the normal mystery into whatever outstanding, taking the crime novel to a spot it hasn't ever long gone earlier than.
Some of the most well-known and liked mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a life-time television motion picture. "Ten . . . "Ten strangers are lured to an remoted island mansion off the Devon coast by way of a mysterious "U. N. Owen. ""Nine . . . "At dinner a recorded message accuses every one of them in flip of getting a to blame mystery, and by way of the top of the evening one of many visitors is lifeless.
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks.
"When you appeared down into the stone, you regarded right into a yellow deep that drew your eyes into it so they observed not anything else. "The Moonstone, a yellow diamond looted from an Indian temple and believed to deliver undesirable good fortune to its proprietor, is bequeathed to Rachel Verinder on her eighteenth birthday. That very evening the valuable stone is stolen back and while Sergeant Cuff is introduced in to enquire the crime, he quickly realizes that not anyone in Rachel’s family is above suspicion.
Additional info for Evan Can Wait (Constable Evans Mysteries)
You recognize what it’s like attempting to say no to her. ” Evan nodded. He knew rather well. “So how’s it going up to now? ” “We’ve simply had our first assembly and already there are immense difficulties. Mrs. Powell-Jones is insisting that the Angel Gabriel used to be male and none of my top-class boys will volunteer to put on a white nightie. ” Evan laughed. “Mrs. P. -J is directing, in fact. ” “Directing, making costumes, portray surroundings, and doubtless making the sandwiches for tea later on. I’m there to carry the clipboard and say, ‘Yes, ma’am. ’” “Sounds just like the humans I’ve simply met up on the Everest Inn,” Evan acknowledged. “Oh, the movie group? Then the youngsters have been correct. they're capturing a movie within the sector. ” “How the satan do they be aware of so fast? ” Evan requested. “I quite imagine that population of Llanfair may possibly rent themselves out to the key carrier. ” “Glynis Rees’s cousin works as bellboy on the resort. He carried up their luggage and he observed cameras and rolls of movie. And the previous guy was once donning a beret. they usually requested how some distance it used to be to Llyn Llydaw. Are they going to make a brand new King Arthur epic? Wasn’t Excalibur alleged to have come from the center of Llyn Llydaw? ” “Nothing so fascinating, I’m afraid. They’re taking pictures a documentary approximately elevating a global conflict aircraft from the lake—only please don’t unfold it round. they wish it stored hush-hush. ” “Fat likelihood round the following. ” Bronwen laughed. “They’ll have each baby within the village exhibiting up on the weekend providing to aid them. ” Evan frowned. “I’ve been assigned to maintain sightseers away. And I’m now not anticipating it, i will inform you. they look like a temperamental bunch. ” “It’s a disgrace I’m no longer nonetheless married,” Bronwen acknowledged. Evan swung round to glare at her. She smiled. “I didn’t suggest it like that. It’s very good that I’m now not nonetheless married. What I intended was once that my ex-husband may were in heaven if they’d been elevating a global warfare airplane within sight. He’d were up there, volunteering to carry their baggage and make their tea. He was once passionate about outdated planes, in particular global warfare planes. ” They began to stroll jointly down the abandoned road. The wind blew tough into their faces. “Very boring,” she stated and shuddered. “I can’t think I ever married him. ” They walked on in uneasy silence. Evan had questions he desired to ask, yet didn’t. that they had revered each one other’s privateness for thus lengthy. He knew she’d inform him whilst she used to be sturdy and prepared. “My, yet it’s been a grand day,” Evan acknowledged. “Pity it’s a weekday. final weekend was once so rainy and dismal. ” “Only dismal for you since you misplaced at Scrabble two times. ” She gave him a demanding smile. “Don’t rub it in. I’m conscious of my highbrow inadequacy. ” “Don’t be foolish. I needed to learn loads of dull books at college and that i picked up loads of dead wisdom. ” that they had reached the gate to the varsity playground. there has been smoke popping out of the schoolhouse chimney. “Shall we do anything this weekend if the advantageous climate lasts? ” she requested. “I don’t imagine I’m more likely to have the weekend free,” Evan acknowledged. “I suspect the movie team will paintings at any time when the elements is ok.