A Killer's Christmas in Wales: A Penny Brannigan Mystery by Elizabeth J. Duncan

By Elizabeth J. Duncan

Because the townsfolk of the Welsh valley city of Llanelen settle in for the snowiest iciness in twenty-five years, an American stranger arrives. Harry Saunders charms the women, one in all them particularly: Evelyn Lloyd, the town’s former postmistress, who was left with ease off after the dying of her husband. After Mrs. Lloyd invests a great deal of funds with him, Harry is going lacking, as does her cash. His physique is quickly stumbled on outdoor the partitions of Conwy citadel, and Mrs. Lloyd is implicated within the murder.Although Penny Brannigan and her enterprise accomplice, Victoria Hopkirk, are busy overseeing the grand commencing of their new spa, that doesn’t cease Mrs. Lloyd from desperately seeking Penny’s support to prove her innocence. It’s really attainable that Harry made different enemies whereas in Llanelen and Penny’s research unfolds whereas she juggles her paintings on the spa, her turning out to be dating with Detective Inspector Davies, and the Christmas window festival that she signed as much as judge.With A Killer's Christmas in Wales, Elizabeth J. Duncan delivers a pleasant holiday-themed secret.

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Not that there’s anything wrong with your old flat, I hasten to add, but my rooms here have a wonderful view of the river. It changes all the time. ” Her voice trailed off. ” She laughed. “You should see it by moonlight! ” She sighed and looked at her watch. “Well, I guess you should be heading back to the salon to close up for the day. I’m going upstairs to the new flat to measure up for curtains. Or should I say window treatments. ” She smiled and shrugged. ” Penny nodded and, after one last look around the room, gathered up her handbag.

Hard at it, I see. ” Penny emerged from the small preparation room, wiping her hands on a fluffy white towel, and smiled at her customer. “Hello, Mrs. Lloyd. ” Mrs. Lloyd took off her coat and draped it on the coatrack. ” Eirlys smiled to herself and exchanged a quick glance with Penny. She doubted very much her recent employment had anything to do with a suggestion or recommendation from Mrs. Lloyd. It probably had to do with the fact that her employers, Penny and Victoria, were about to open a new spa, and while their attention was focused on the new venture, they needed to entrust their existing business to someone pleasant and reliable.

As she shifted her shopping bags from one hand to the other, she missed the quick exchange of glances between Penny and Victoria as Victoria mouthed Palm Beach? “Well, I must get these bags home,” Mrs. Lloyd said. “Florence is doing a nice chicken casserole for our tea tonight. Now, girls, I do hope you’ll sign up for the dancing lessons as we want a very good turnout for Harry. If we don’t get enough people, the classes won’t be able to go ahead and that will certainly be a disappointment to some of us.

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