Monthly Archives: March 2015

MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 4

“Your shout next, Jules.” “My…shirt?” “Shout!” “You wish me to shout? Like…make a big noise?” “She means it’s your turn to buy the drinks next, mon-sur.” “Ah, I see…It will be my pleasure, mesdames.” The three women cackled, went on … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 3

“So, what do we do while waiting?” “One more round of drinks, but just one.” “Brenda, your sister is sounding her old self.” “I was just about to say the same thing, Brenda. A real transformation. The old Naomi is … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 2

“To make the evening perfect we should have invited that old French detective.” “Can’t. He’s back in France by now.” “No he isn’t. He’s stuck in Sydney because of the airport strike. Along with Shirley Bassey.” “If only we’d known!” … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 1

“What do you make of this famous old French detective they’ve brought to Australia? Was it to find out how Harold Holt died? What’s the word in Labor circles?” “I wouldn’t know, Sir Keith. Apparently he’s still in the country, … Continue reading

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AN INTRUSION

I’d been mulling about various… Oh, why give details? I’d just been mulling, as one does at my age. Except that I’ve tended to do it at all ages. You too? It was the usual mulling. What-if mulling. Best-is-behind mulling. … Continue reading

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