A Share in Death (Duncan Kincaid Gemma James Novels 01) by Deborah Crombie

By Deborah Crombie

A week's vacation in a sumptuous Yorkshire time-share is simply what Scotland Yard's Superintendent Duncan Kincaid wishes. however the discovery of a physique floating within the whirlpool tub ends Kincaid's holiday prior to it truly is all started. one in all his new neighbors at Followdale home is lifeless; one other is a killer. regardless of a unique loss of cooperation from the neighborhood constabulary, Kincaid's willing feel of responsibility will not enable him to disregard the heinous crime, impelling him to ship for his enthusiastic younger assistant, Sergeant Gemma James. however the stakes are raised dramatically while a moment homicide happens, and Kincaid and James locate themselves in a made up our minds hunt for a fiendish felon who enjoys murder a section an excessive amount of.

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The entry opened into a sitting room in which Cassie’s hand was again evident in the decorating, at least in the choice of colors. The plush sofas and armchairs were a dull gold with rolled arms, buttons and fringes, the curtains were olive green, and the figured carpet combined the two in a fussy, geometric marriage. The whole room, which could have been lifted en masse from any middle-class department store showroom, gave an impression of solid, anonymous respectability. The room’s saving grace was the French door at its far end.

Right so far. ” Kincaid scanned the room obediently, enjoying the test of his memory for names and descriptions. At a table near the window sat a bulky man, his thinning hair perhaps compensated for by the great ruff of soft, brown beard covering his chin. He played a game with two small children, and though their faces were intent on a board, he seemed uncomfortable in his jacket and tie. His fingers pulled at his collar and his shoulders moved restively inside the coat. ” Sebastian hadn’t heard him.

Empty. ” Another closed subject, Kincaid presumed from the abruptness of Sebastian’s answer. “The reception room you’ve seen. Beyond that is the sitting room, which leads into the White Rose Bar. Encourages convivial meetings among the owners. It’s supposed to work on an honor system, but you can always tell the ones who don’t pay. ” Sebastian studied himself in the hall mirror, flicked a pale strand of hair into place with his fingertips, then adjusted the fit of his pleated, linen trousers around his narrow waist.

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