‘Oh my God,’ Jack said in a faint voice.
‘Do you know who this is? Call nine-one-one.’
‘I’m calling them. Who is it?’
‘Everett Townsend.’ Jack put his ear to the man’s chest. ‘He’s breathing, but it’s really shallow. He’s still alive.’
‘The Supreme Court justice?’
“The first thing you need to know is: we’re not robots. Ken and I have no mechanical parts; we’re totally organic and human from head to toe. We started as babies and developed at the same rate as everybody else, I’m told. We’re just not your general off-the-rack people like everyone else you meet in the street.
We were – how do I explain this – sort of put together rather than born.”
Ukulele of Death
This lively Tudor mystery – and first in a new series – featuring gossip, treachery and tragedy at the court of Henry VIII is a page-turning delight! Court jester Will Somers brings a unique energy to the scandal and upset at court through his sharp eyes and wit, and this irresistible new super sleuth also knows a trick or two when it comes to catching a killer…
Invitation to a Killer
Crime writer turned amateur sleuth Augusta Hawke is back and once again finds herself embroiled in another mystery. Malliet does not disappoint with her second Augusta Hawke mystery – the wit and dry sense of humour of her female protagonist is a joy to read as she navigates the colourful array of dinner guests – and potential murderers! – while trying to avoid becoming a victim herself. I can’t wait for readers to get stuck into this cosy mystery.