Murder At St Marmaduke’s #28a

Once again, to read the story so far, please go to my St Marmaduke's Page. Chapter 28 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 12.30 - 13.45 Section (a) DCI Meredith stood in the living room of Hettie Foster’s bungalow, and stared around at a neatness that clearly indicated someone whose life had never been contaminated by children. … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #28a

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26d&27

As ever, to read chapters 1-25, please go to my St Marmaduke's page. And to read the first three parts of chapter 26, you need my blog page. Chapter 26 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 10.00 - 12.00 Section (d) Amita Chowdhary checked the clock for the six-hundred-and-fifty-fifth time since finally abandoning all hope of sleep … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26d&27

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26c

For previous chapters, please click here. For the first two parts of chapter 26, please go to my blog page. Chapter 26 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 10.00 - 12.00 Section (c) ‘Well — it is like this, Father Rawlings,’ Joseph began. Father Rawlings was sitting in the chair that Clarissa — Joseph! It is ‘Mrs … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26c

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26b

After another lengthy delay, St Marmaduke's continues... To read the first 25 chapters, click here. For the first part of chapter 26, click here. Chapter 26 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 10.00 - 12.00 Section (b) Clarissa checked her makeup and hair in the hallway mirror before answering the doorbell. One never knew who it was … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26b

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26a

It's been a long, long time, but we continue the St Marmaduke's story today. For a catchup on all that's gone before, click here. Chapter 26 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 10.00 - 12.00 Section (a) ‘Phone, Dawson! Bugger!’ Ernie Bulstrode disengaged himself from the caramel wafer cupboard, where he’d been trying to work out which … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #26a

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #25

For the story so far, please go to my St Marmduke's page. Chapter 25 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 03.00 - 04.00 Section (a) DCI Meredith tossed fretfully in bed. It was 3am, and he hadn’t had a wink of sleep since throwing the duvet over himself at eleven. Beside him, his wife said, ‘Still not … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #25

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #24

For the story so far, please click here. Chapter 24 Monday 11th November 1985: 08.00 - 08.35 Section (a) Another Monday morning, another Monday morning prayer meeting.Joseph stared around the church and wondered why on earth he was there.Or, more particularly, how he was there.He’d nearly jumped out of his skin (which might have been … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #24

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #23

To read the previous chapters, please click here. Chapter 23 Thursday 7th November 1985: 09.15 - 10.00 Ernie Bulstrode was definitely, definitely, definitely not missing young Dawson. He glared into the wreckage that was the caramel wafer cupboard. Not only had date order gone out of the window in the two-and-a-bit days since the Diamond … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #23

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #22b

To read the first part of Chapter 22, please click here. For all previous chapters, this is where you need to be. I've noticed that now I've switched to Windows 10, the times in the chapter titles (eg 08.00 - 08.45 below) are suddenly being treated as hyperlinks. I can only apologise and say that … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #22b

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #22a

As ever, click here to read the previous chapters. Chapter 22 Tuesday 5th November 1985: 08.00 - 08.45 Section (a) ‘What the hell were you thinking!’ DCI Meredith glared at the four officers standing in front of him, all of whom displayed various levels of sheepishness on their faces. In Chowdhary and Dawson’s cases, the … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #22a