A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce Mysteries, by Alan Bradley PDF

By Alan Bradley



Alan Bradley, writer of the main award-winning sequence debut of any 12 months, returns with one other impossible to resist Flavia de Luce novel

In the hamlet of Bishop's Lacey, the insidiously shrewdpermanent and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce had requested a Gypsy girl to inform her fortune--never waiting for to later stumble around the terrible soul, bludgeoned nearly to loss of life within the wee hours in her personal caravan. used to be this an act of retribution through these confident that the soothsayer kidnapped an area baby years in the past? definitely Flavia knows the bliss of settling ratings; revenge is a pleasant hobby while one has odious older sisters. yet how might this crime be attached to the lacking child? because the purple herrings pile up, Flavia needs to type via clues fishy and foul to untangle darkish deeds and unsafe secrets.

BONUS: This variation includes an excerpt from Alan Bradley's I Am Half-Sick of Shadows.

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John Rider chuckled from the doorway, a more or less perpendicular figure in faded railroad denims and a high-crowned, long-beaked engineer’s cap. “Good mornin’, Sol. Hah, you shoulda seen you jump. ” Sol’s heart slowed from its brief tattoo; he managed a faint bend to his lips. “John,” he said. No significance there; the old man came every other morning to sweep out or wash the floors or windows. Stop looking for omens. indd 37 7/1/15 3:34 PM e d wa r d l e w i s wa l l a n t “You late, Sol.

Even get outer space on a clear night. Yeah, space, real-far space like from satlites an’ all. C’mon, Unc, make a offer. Hey, dis a hundred-dollar radio. How much you gimme? C’mon, dis powaful, clear tone, clear like a . . ” The saliva flew from his mouth as from a leaky old steam engine, and he kept snuffling through his nose and making queer jig steps for emphasis. Sol took the radio and plugged it into the socket under the counter. He watched the light glow brighter as it warmed up, his face impassive while the young Negro in his filthy Ivy League cap twitched and muttered encouragement, as though the radio could redeem him.

They ain’t caught on. Oh yeah, Jews suffer. ” “You tell them, Ortiz, go spread the word. ” “I know, don’t worry, I know,” Ortiz said smugly. ” “You go around with that poker face, think you the only one what know. Don’t fool yourself. ” “Nothing,” the Pawnbroker hollowed out of himself in a sigh. ” Sol turned cold, denying eyes on his assistant. “You’re a pisher, that’s all you are,” he said. ” “All right, sure, boss,” he said sourly. He put Daniel Webster down regretfully, a calm anger on his dark, ivory face.

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