Murder At St Marmaduke’s #29a

To read all previous chapters, please click here. Chapter 29 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 14.30 - 15.30 Section (a) That’s better, her conscience told her. Much more befitting a clergyman’s wife. Checking herself in the hallway mirror, Clarissa had to admit the truth of that. The bra — one of a half-dozen she’d treated herself … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #29a

Murder At St Marmaduke’s #28c

As always, to read previous chapters, click here. And to read the first two sections of this chapter, click here first, then here. Chapter 28 Tuesday 12th November 1985: 12.30 - 13.45 Section (c) ‘Okay,’ Meredith said when they arrived back in CID. ‘Action plan. First — scene of crime report. Has it come in … Continue reading Murder At St Marmaduke’s #28c

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