By Anna Loan-Wilsey
From Anna Loan-Wilsey comes the 1st installment of a brand new historic secret sequence that includes Hattie Davish, a touring secretary who arrives in a small Ozark city merely to find her new organization has disappeared. . .
On the eve of the heated presidential election of 1892, pass over Hattie Davish arrives in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a scenic inn city the place these with out the smell of whiskey on their breath have the plight of temperance on their tongues. Summoned for her prone as a personal secretary, Hattie is asking ahead to exploring the hills, indulging her penchant for botany—and researching the town's good-looking health care provider. yet it's tough to get her activity performed along with her organisation nowhere to be chanced on. . .
An military of unassuming girls wielding hatchets have descended at the quiet Ozark village, destroying each saloon of their path--and leaving various enemies of their wake. So while their liked chief, mom Trevelyan, is murdered, it's effortless to indicate hands. Now that she's operating for a useless girl, Hattie turns to her trusty typewriter to get to the reality. And as she follows a path of cryptic dying threats, she'll come nose to nose with a killer way more harmful than the Demon Rum. . .
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Kohl moved the barrel of his gun from one to the other, relishing his power. ‘Take off your clothes,’ he said. They both looked aghast. ‘Quickly,’ he ordered. They hurriedly stripped, the girl bravely muttering that he was a pervert. That made Kohl smile. He had completely lost his trust in these people. He wanted to leave the apartment quickly, anonymously and alive and he did not want them following him. ’ He turned to Klaus. ’ He pointed to a plastic bag on the coffee table. ’ said Klaus, with a look of terrified disbelief on his face.
They talked about her training and the sports academy she had been going to for the last couple of years. ‘Swimming, swimming, swimming,’ said Lili, ‘politics, and then more swimming. ’ Her voice had a touch of anger although she tried to pass it off as a joke. ‘But it’s the Olympics this year. ’ The others were waving at her and calling her back. ‘All right,’ she called out. ’ Then she turned to her friends and smiled apologetically. ‘I’d better go or I’ll miss the coach back. ’ They carried on walking home.
It sounded like Sophie’s mother and father were both staunch Party members. But so were his, so perhaps he shouldn’t worry too much about it. ‘Guten Abend,’ he shouted, as he came into a hall cluttered with boots, coats and books. No one replied. Alex liked the old apartment where his family lived. It had three bedrooms, for a start, which meant he and his sister, Geli, had a room each. Most of his friends had to share their bedroom. And there were great high ceilings, which made the rooms seem even bigger.
A Lack of Temperance (Hattie Davish Mystery, Book 1) by Anna Loan-Wilsey