Murder on Ice by Ted Wood

By Ted Wood

Reid Bennett, the latest addition to Murphy-s Harbor, Ontario, has launched into his moment case. through the Ice pageant, there's a unexpected blackout and the Queen of the Ice pageant disappears; in reality she-s been abducted! contributors of a feminist anti-pageant workforce are suspected, yet Reid suspects anything fishy. He needs to reveal the organizer of the abduction -- and take a look at to not get himself killed.

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She would help me, for now. Tomorrow this would be her war story and she would bore the Ladies’ Aid with it from here on. I collected Val Summers from Puckrin’s office, leaving Sam on guard over the girl. Walter was happy to lend me his Blazer again. The door to his office was open, and the dancers were staring in as they passed, envying him his share of the limelight. He had built a deep, dark drink and was ready to sit there all evening if he had to, counting cash and trying to get Jane Doe to say something.

I glanced up at the few cottages on this stretch of road but they were all in darkness. I pressed harder on the accelerator. The Toyota was heading for the highway. Once it got there, it had gotten away. I rounded the last bend before the stop sign and saw a two-foot pile of snow across the road, left by the highway plow. The driver had ignored the whole of Murphy’s Harbour, just cut us off rather than lift his blade as he passed our corner on the highway. And then I saw the Toyota, abandoned at roadside, just ahead of the drift, one door hanging open.

He was thinking about women, his constant preoccupation as far as I could tell. He grinned at me. ” I shook my head. “No. But don’t think I’m crying. ” I don’t think he heard me. He was so full of his own information. “I know who’s gonna win. ” I knew the names of the few local girls who had entered. Each was pretty but sturdy—there wasn’t a clear winner among them. Irv leaned across his desk confidentially. “Nancy Carmichael. ” Irv nodded, still grinning. “Neither did I, but she is. And she’s got it all over them other broads like a rash.

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