By Beth Groundwater
A dying at her brother's solid ropes Claire right into a basket of trouble
When reward basket fashion designer Claire Hanover saddles up for the hole occasion at her brother Charley's new using strong, the very last thing she expects is for Kyle Mendoza, one of many reliable palms, to be discovered lifeless. all people assumes a horse trampled him, till it's came upon that somebody murdered Kyle ahead of dragging him right into a stall.
Charley's problems irritate while a rival solid proprietor steals his consumers and Kyle's kinfolk comes to a decision to sue him for negligence. Claire is decided to corral the killer and store her brother's enterprise. even though, fixing the secret will be more challenging than discovering a needle in a haystack . . . and even perhaps lethal.
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Was he now, he wondered, beginning to glimpse the solution to the greatest mystery of them all? Dramatis Personae The Secretary of the Examinations Board The Governor of HM Prison, Oxford James Evans, a prisoner Mr. Jackson, a prison officer Mr. Stephens, a prison officer The Reverend S. McLeery, an invigilator Detective Superintendent Carter Detective Chief Inspector Bell The unexamined life is not worth living. (Plato) It was in early March when the Secretary of the Examinations Board received the call from Oxford Prison.
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