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By James Heneghan

ISBN-10: 1459804066

ISBN-13: 9781459804067

Vancouver urban councilor George Hamilton Nash has left his spouse of two decades and moved right into a posh West finish condominium. A filthy rich guy approximately city, Nash seems to be having fun with the entire pleasures the town has to offer—until he turns up useless. The notice left at the back of shows suicide, and the police are happy with this. yet Sebastian Casey, a reporter for the West finish Clarion who knew anything of Nash's recognition as a lady's guy, isn't so convinced. He doesn't purchase suicide and units out to turn out differently, amidst difficulty in his personal courting, and with out scarcity of suspects, together with the spouse left in the back of. The holiday Casey wishes comes from a impossible resource.

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It occurred to Holmes that Challenger would have puffed up importantly had those words been addressed to him. He went into the parlor and studied several morning papers. None had come from London, of course. The Norwich and Cambridge journals were crazily printed and gave disjointed accounts of the destruction in the London suburbs. The heat ray and the Black Smoke were mentioned, but with no explanatory details. Martha's uncle said that train service to Donnithorpe had ceased. " asked Holmes.

Hudson trembled all over, as with pent rage. "I'll make you tell me," he said, and took a shambling step forward. The saber rose threateningly. " "Oh, I am not armed. " Hudson's breath rattled as he spoke. "She is my lawful wife, I say, and I love her—" He broke off, his voice dying away. He took a deep breath. " "I did love her, and I love her still. She loved me, too. " "Martha was only a trusting girl at Donnithorpe. " Holmes watched the saber in Hudson's hand, ready for any move to attack.

He shaved and washed thoroughly, then came back to the sitting room to take off his boots and fall into a deep sleep on the sofa. Holmes sat alone at his desk, thinking and now and then jotting down a note. After a while, he dressed and ventured down the stairs. There was no sound or motion in empty Baker Street. Holmes went across to Camden House that stood next to Dolamore's wine and spirits establishment, directly opposite 221-B. Camden House had remained untenanted since the arrest there of Colonel Sebastian Moran in 1895, but the door sagged open.

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