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Friday’s Page 69 ~ A Girl Called Justice

Friday’s Page 69 ~ A Girl Called Justice

A Girl Called Justice, Justice Jones, Elly Griffiths, Boarding School, Children's Books, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Murder, Girl, Clouds, Maids, Snow Storm
Justice hardly dared to breathe as feet clipped past her. Women’s feet, wearing stout walking shoes. Justice didn’t need her torch to identify the slim figure. It was Miss de Vere, wearing a black coat and hat. The headmistress ran down the stairs, her heavy shoes surprisingly light, and Justice heard the sound of a key in a lock. It must be the inner door. Yes, it made a soft, furtive click as it shut behind her.

Review for The House of Dead Maids

Review for The House of Dead Maids

The House of Dead Maids, Clare B. Dunkle, Horror, Ghosts, Maids, Masters, Children's Books, Dead People“She stood very still in the dusky passage where the light was the poorest. Like me, she wore the black dress that proclaimed her a maid of the house, but where mine was new, hers was spoiled by mildew and smears of clay. Thin hair, dripping with muddy water, fell to her shoulders in limp, stringy ropes. This was my companion of the night before – and she was dead.”

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Top 10 Books February 2018

Top 10 Books February 2018

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Teaser Thursday ~ Nancy Parker’s Chilling Conclusions

Teaser Thursday ~ Nancy Parker’s Chilling Conclusions


Today is 15-2, so I today’s page is 152
‘Just a manner of speaking, Quentin. I may have exaggerated a touch.’ Mrs Ives hurried on. ‘A private detective, though. That’s a slippery sort of character. Hardly surprising if something dreadful befalls that type of man.’