By Alan Bradley
Within the hamlet of Bishop's Lacey, the insidiously shrewdpermanent and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had requested a Gypsy lady to inform her fortune--never anticipating to later stumble around the negative soul, bludgeoned nearly to loss of life within the wee hours in her personal caravan. used to be this an act of retribution via these confident that the soothsayer kidnapped an area baby years in the past? definitely Flavia knows the bliss of settling rankings; revenge is a pleasant hobby while one has odious older sisters. yet how may well this crime be hooked up to the lacking child? because the crimson herrings pile up, Flavia needs to variety via clues fishy and foul to untangle darkish deeds and unsafe secrets.
BONUS: This version includes an excerpt from Alan Bradley's I Am Half-Sick of Shadows.
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Dominic waved a hand and two glasses of bourbon appeared on the table. “Have a drink, Mika’il. It won’t affect you, but it’ll give you something to do besides obsess about this town. That’s the magic of New Orleans, my friend. It’s beautiful and ugly. ” Mika’il sipped his drink and watched Dominic with enigmatic silver eyes. “Is that why you like this place so much? ” “I do like the feel of the faith that permeates this town, but there is also the decadence and the feel of anything goes. ” Dominic started to stand.
Sure. Your type is like the jerk in the store, only about a hundred times better. He’s sophisticated, but not snobby. He has money yet isn’t obvious about it. ” She smiled. ” “Not at all. I’ve been lusting after him from the second we met, but he’s so much more than any other person I’ve been with. ” She blushed. ” “Don’t worry. I don’t know anyone in New Orleans except for you, so your secrets are safe with me. ” An ironic smile slid across Danielle’s face. ” “No. ” “You’ve known each other for five years.
Don’t apologize, Teresa. ” As Mickey swept her into the rhythm of the dance, she allowed her worry to seep away for a little while. * * * * Dominic stared at Delacourte. There was a darkness surrounding the man that he didn’t like, but he couldn’t figure out exactly what it was. He would have to talk to Randy to see if the bouncer’s reaction was from the man’s self absorbed arrogance or if there had been something else that set Randy off. He was glad that Mika’il had shown up to distract Teresa, even though he couldn’t help but wonder what the archangel was talking to her about.
A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce Mysteries, Book 3) by Alan Bradley