By James Heneghan
Vancouver urban councilor George Hamilton Nash has left his spouse of 20 years and moved right into a posh West finish residence. A filthy rich guy approximately city, Nash seems to be having fun with all of the pleasures the town has to offer—until he turns up useless. The word left in the back of exhibits suicide, and the police are chuffed with this. yet Sebastian Casey, a reporter for the West finish Clarion who knew whatever of Nash's acceptance as a lady's guy, isn't so convinced. He doesn't purchase suicide and units out to turn out another way, amidst difficulty in his personal dating, and with out scarcity of suspects, together with the spouse left in the back of. The holiday Casey wishes comes from a very unlikely resource.
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Happens, maybe, some culls about the Otter helps him out. A bit. He were right cut. ” “Not as I saw. ” The man shrugged, glancing down at the cinders. He was terrified: Morton could see that, but it wasn't Henry Morton that inspired the fear, now. There was something else. Arabella had been right. ” The jarvey looked up, eyes flaring from fear. He shook his head in denial. ” Morton pressed. “They was all saying he was dished,” said the man. He shrugged. ” he said weakly. ” “That's the way of things, ain't it?
Sir Nathaniel looked from one Runner to the next. “Morton? ” “Nay,” said Henry Morton. ” “Mr. ” “A Mr. Halbert Glendinning,” said Vaughan. “Up against our Colonel Rokeby. Seconds: for Glendinning, a Mr. Hamilton. ” While they spoke, Sir Nathaniel's factotums busied themselves about the chamber. Briefs and order papers were stacked in the cabinets lining the wall behind the Magistrate; the wig was lifted discreetly from his head; a goblet of Madeira was decanted and placed comfortably to hand on the table.
You see, Glendinning was involved in an affair of honour this morning. Your own people interrupted it, Mr. Morton. ” Morton asked. “I don't know,” Darley replied. ” “I don't much care to prosecute a duel, Lord Arthur, if that is your concern. ” “Peter Hamilton will likely know the story. ” Darley stared down blankly at the corpse that lay upon his divan. “He was the kindest young man. A bit quiet, but liked by everyone—or so I thought. ” “Louisa Hamilton,” Arabella said. ” “Louisa and Glendinning had come to an understanding recently, or so I believed.