By Simon Brett
The prosperous beach lodge of Smalting is unaccustomed to crime. So whilst human continues to be are chanced on underneath the floorboards of 1 of its seashore huts, the neighborhood is awash with suspicion and worry. beginner sleuths Carole Seddon and ally Jude are drawn into the secret, and their suspicion quick falls on appealing Philly Rose, a tender Londoner newly arrived within the region, whose boyfriend has lately vanished in mysterious conditions. in the meantime, Kelvin Southwest, self-appointed 'ladies' guy' and caretaker of Smalting's seashore huts, looks hiding a gloomy mystery underneath his tender external, whereas Reginald plant life, pompous President of the Smalting seashore Hut organization, turns into more and more protecting approximately his personal heritage. while the bones less than the seashore hut are pointed out, the ghosts of the earlier are painfully reawakened, and long-hidden secrets and techniques start to floor. Bones less than the seashore Hut is an inventive secret from one in all England's favorite crime writers, exquisitely plotted, teeming with tremendous characters and filled with unforeseen twists.
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A lot of people might have asked to borrow one from someone in a nearby beach hut. But not Carole Seddon. She always tried to avoid asking questions that offered the possibility of refusal. No, her first thought was to walk up the beach to find Smalting's newsagent and buy a ballpoint. But before she put that plan into action, it occurred to her that Philly Rose and Mark Dennis might well have used a pen for something while they were in Quiet Harbour. It would be worth checking out the beach hut before taking the long traipse up the beach to the village.
No, her first thought was to walk up the beach to find Smalting's newsagent and buy a ballpoint. But before she put that plan into action, it occurred to her that Philly Rose and Mark Dennis might well have used a pen for something while they were in Quiet Harbour. It would be worth checking out the beach hut before taking the long traipse up the beach to the village. Perhaps on the cutlery shelf, in or near one of those neat plastic containers. When she reached the back of the hut, she felt the solid surface give under her.
He raised a plump finger and shook it in mock reproof. ' 'During the summer months dogs should be kept on a lead on Smalting Beach. ' 'No, I agree there isn't. ' 'Clearly, Mrs Seddon. And I'd love to make an exception to the rule - especially when it concerns such a lovely lady as yourself - but I'm afraid in this instance my hands are tied. It's not like you taking over the rental. With dogs it'd be the other beach users who'd object, you see. ' 'I'll put his lead on,' said Carole shortly. ' Once a rather miffed dog was secured, she turned back to the Fether District Council official.