By P. D. James
Good-looking Cambridge dropout Mark Callender died striking through the neck with a faint hint of lipstick on his higher lip. while the respectable verdict is suicide, his filthy rich father hires fledgling inner most investigator Cordelia grey to determine what led him to self-destruction. What she discovers in its place is a twisting path of secrets and techniques and sins -- and the robust odor of murder.
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You’re as willing to use Lindsay’s grief for your own political ends as he is,” Laura snapped. “Stay out of this, Laura,” Lindsay butted in. ” “You don’t even know what we’re talking about,” Ian said in exasperation, getting to his feet. Laura made a deliberate point of stepping back and tilting her head upwards to look at his skinny frame towering above her. “You think not? ” Her voice was low and dangerous. The pair of them held each other’s gaze. Ian’s ears were scarlet, Laura’s mouth set in a sneer.
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If anyone could speak from experience about the implications of take-overs, it was him. ” Not surprisingly, more journalists were concerned about potential damage to their pay packets than about the pursuit of equality. By the time Lindsay arrived, all the seats in the small committee room were taken. She slipped down the side of the room and leaned against the wall near the front. Union Jack leaned against the edge of a table facing the room. Shanti Gupta, one of the two candidates running for JU vice-president, was already introducing the meeting, her strong voice rising above the desultory chatter of the audience.
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordelia Gray, Book 1) by P. D. James