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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 6

“Ah, que c’est beau…que c’est beau…” “I think I understand that French…and I think I agree, commissioner. The Megalong Valley has an effect of, well, making people feel small in a good way.” “Small in a good way? Yes, I … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 5

During the drive west up the mountains, Clive McGroder found his guest changed from the quaint foreign gent of the night before. Maigret was sullen, appearing uninterested for long periods of the drive. McGroder wondered if the old Frenchman was … Continue reading

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LIFE OF SAINT LOCUSTA Part 6

Locusta had been taken into a stone shed, one half of which was barred cell. She was locked in behind the bars without explanation. She suspected there was nothing yet determined as to her fate. Saving face while holding to … Continue reading

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MEETING IN FRANCE

“It’s very flat, isn’t it?” “Sorry?” “The country. It’s very flat.” “Oh yes. Flat. I suppose that’s why the soldiers couldn’t find a dry spot.” “Imagine…being out there in the cold and mud…when it was happening…” The woman who had … Continue reading

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ME

MONDAY I often correspond with someone called Me. Oh, it’s about all sorts of things, my correspondence with Me. There are times when it’s pleasant, flattering even. But it’s usually not long after the pleasant stuff that the tone changes. … Continue reading

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