By Cecilia Peartree
This can be the 7th publication within the Pitkirtly sequence of snug mysteries, set in a fictitious small city at the coast of Fife.
When the tv programme Open Kitchen involves city, there are many reactions from the folks of Pitkirtly. Jemima is completely satisfied of the chance to teach off her baking talents, whereas Amaryllis appears to be like ahead to the mayhem which may end result from a 'healthy eating' procession, and Christopher is aghast while he unearths his ex-wife engaged on the venture.
But they don't count on homicide to be at the menu.
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From the mountains of Bavaria to the key tunnels less than King Ludwig II's castles, nobody is secure after they look for the key Crown.
Hidden one of the crates in a lately came upon international conflict II bunker are records stamped with an complicated black swan, the insignia of the murdered King Ludwig II. in line with legend, Ludwig stockpiled an incredible treasure within the years prior to his dying, a cache of gold and jewels that may finance the development of the biggest citadel of all time. yet within the years on account that his dying, nobody has chanced on any proof that Ludwig had hidden whatever. until eventually now.
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Not found in these comments, however, is any discussion about the fact that crime among older adults has not decreased. The supposed “get tough on crime” approach has done little or nothing for older adults whose crime rate remained stable while it decreased among the other age groups. Second, given the demographic and technological changes occurring in our society, it is expected that crimes against older adults will increase. Most, if not all, demographers agree that in the future, there will be more older persons than ever before (Treas, 1995).
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