By Simon Brett
The prosperous beach lodge of Smalting is unaccustomed to crime. So whilst human continues to be are came across underneath the floorboards of 1 of its seashore huts, the group 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 sector, 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 plants, pompous President of the Smalting seashore Hut organization, turns into more and more protecting approximately his personal heritage. while the bones lower 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 among England's favorite crime writers, exquisitely plotted, teeming with tremendous characters and choked with unforeseen twists.
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Chapter Five They arrived at Fethering's only pub, the Crown and Anchor, before Philly, and were greeted in his usual lugubrious manner by the shaggily bearded landlord Ted Crisp, dressed in his summer uniform of faded T-shirt and jeans. He was actually now having difficulty in justifying his customary air of gloom. In the past he could always put it down to bad business. At times the Crown and Anchor's finances had been quite rocky and once the pub had nearly had to close, but those days were gone.
And Carole wasn't convinced that her using the beach hut was entirely, 100 per cent legal. The contact had come through Jude, inevitably from one of her clients. In Woodside Cottage, the house next to Carole's High Tor, Jude worked as a healer and alternative therapist. Neither of these job descriptions cut much ice with her neighbour, who regarded as suspect any medical intervention that wasn't carried out by a traditionally qualified doctor. Whenever the subject of Jude's work came up in their conversations, Carole had to keep biting her lips to prevent the words 'New Age mumbo-jumbo' from coming out of them.
Bones Under the Beach Hut (Fethering Mysteries) by Simon Brett