A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs (Felse, Book 4) by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

While the tomb of Jan Treverra is opened to bare lately useless our bodies, neither of that's Treverra's, Detective Inspector George Felse, on vacation within sight, steps in to enquire the murders. Reprint.

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She was surprised to see him there; surprised to think he’d squander some of his precious time on Paul’s legal issues. Jake and his ditzy wife, Roseanne, weren’t high on Ali’s list of social acquaintances any more than Ted Grantham was. “Hi, Jake,” she said. “We’re done for today. ” At least he had the good grace to look sheepish. ” “Well, you missed on that one,” Ali said. ” Helga emerged from the courtroom wearing a grim smile. “Thursday morning. M. ” Then, looking at Jake, she added derisively, “Oh, Mr.

Everything here is under control. Chris stopped by last night before he headed for his seminar in Phoenix tomorrow. We invited him to come to dinner Sunday night when he gets home, so he won’t starve to death. As for Sam? She’s fine. She took to your father the way most strays do. In other words—love at first sight. ” What old friends? Ali wondered. Other than Sister Anne, she didn’t seem to have any real friends waiting for her. The ones she did have were people who were primarily friends of Paul’s.

Once the next court date is set, I trust you’ll notify your client that he will be present on the appointed day and at the appointed hour. Please remind him that I may be a private judge, but I can nonetheless cite him for contempt of court. Is that clear, Mr. ” “Yes, ma’am,” Grantham replied contritely. ” “Just for the record,” she added. “If I hear that any kind of marriage ceremony is performed tomorrow without your client being properly divorced from Ms. Reynolds beforehand, I’ll see to it that he’s charged with bigamy, which happens to be a criminal offense.

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