Whatever's Been Going on at Mumblesby? (The Flaxborough by Colin Watson

By Colin Watson

Something's been happening at Mumblesby. Inspector Purbright reveals it strange widow may be trapped in a rest room in the course of her husband's funeral - and that she should still personal worthwhile antiques bought with no money owed of sale. The additional he investigates, the extra he uncovers approximately previous secrets and techniques.

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Lanterns were appearing on the decks of the Noah Cunningham and voices were crying out in the dark. Eliza lay sobbing in the comer, her head buried in her arms, her dark hair spilling over her white hands when Captain gunn came through the doorway holding the lantern high. Jonas Tanner leaned against the wall, breathing heavily, with the sounding-pole still in his hands. Busby's massive torso lay sprawled grotesquely in the doorway. "He's dead," said Captain Gunn, after a moment of bending over Busby's body.

Can't you do anything with that radio! I told you, she said quietly. It's not working properly. The knob is stuck. It won't shut off. And you can't make it any lower. Will went over to the ancient ten-tube console and tried to turn the jammed volume control. Friends, said the radio. Have you looked ahead for security? Do you think only of today's needs and of the present? How about those kids and your little wife? Will turned the selector knob and slapped the scratched veneered cabinet sharply.

Take me with you, Jonas I I'll marry you or anything. " He kissed her, and there was no sound then but the lapping of the river between the shore and the wharfboat. "There's nothing for you to be afraid of any more," Jonas murmured. "The Noah Cunningham leaves for Cincinnati tomorrow noon and you're coming with me. " They both heard it: the cocking of Busby's pistol in the doorway. Jonas turned and shielded Eliza behind him. "Captain Tanner," Busby said, "you have chosen--ill- advisedly I should say--to ignore my warning to you to stay away from my daughter.

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