By Charlotte MacLeod
Emory Emmerick involves Balaclava Agricultural college as a scout for a tv station. even if the school and scholars are infrequently prepared for top time, Emmerick's curiosity is in environmental programming-a topic that evokes even the driest Balaclava professor to wax poetic. In his look for fabric, Emmerick joins Peter Shandy and some of his colleagues at the annual owl-count. And notwithstanding the tv producer's loud mouth and heavy ft make him a depressing birdwatcher, not one of the lecturers count on him to make a deadly blunder.
Chasing what seems to be a badly misplaced snowy owl, Emmerick stumbles right into a capture that yanks him right into a tree. by the point the professors achieve him, he is been stabbed to dying. studying that the snowy owl was once not anything greater than a handful of feathers connected to a fishing pole, Shandy concludes that Emmerick was once murdered. a lot of people could prefer to kill a tv manufacturer, yet which would-be killer had the gall to make the helpless Nyctea scandiaca an accomplice?
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Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) used to be an across the world bestselling writer of comfortable mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a baby, and lived in New England such a lot of her existence. After graduating from university, she made a profession in ads, writing replica for the cease & store grocery store corporation sooner than relocating directly to Boston enterprise N. H. Miller & Co., the place she rose to the rank of vice chairman. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote brief tales, and in 1964 released her first novel, a kid's ebook known as "Mystery of the White Knight".
In "Rest You Merry" (1978), MacLeod brought Professor Peter Shandy, a horticulturist and novice sleuth whose adventures she might chronicle for 2 many years. "The relatives Vault" (1979) marked the 1st visual appeal of her different best-known characters: the husband and spouse sleuthing workforce Sarah Kelling and Max Bittersohn, whom she till her final novel, "The Balloon Man", in 1998.
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An Owl Too Many (The Peter Shandy Mysteries Book 8) by Charlotte MacLeod