By Cecilia Peartree
This can be the 7th publication within the Pitkirtly sequence of comfortable mysteries, set in a fictitious small city at the coast of Fife.
When the tv programme Open Kitchen involves city, there are numerous reactions from the folks of Pitkirtly. Jemima is blissful of the chance to teach off her baking abilities, whereas Amaryllis seems to be ahead to the mayhem which can outcome from a 'healthy eating' procession, and Christopher is aghast whilst he unearths his ex-wife engaged on the venture.
But they don't anticipate homicide to be at the menu.
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M. m. yesterday. “She put up a terrific fight,” said Chief of Detectives Robert Colangelo. (p. 3) The story was just so awful. ” I wondered. Wolfpack! Prey! Savage! I had long ago stopped getting angry at these kinds of references to black people. I would just grow cold. How can someone stand on the inside of things and still be on the outside? From a racial point of view, some white people have found a way to make this A Jogger Is Raped in Central Park 37 happen, to make black people appear to live in two spaces at once.
7 It was finally beginning to sink in that maybe, just maybe, many whites could not allow themselves to see blacks as equal human beings. It occurred to me that this was an idea I had always resisted. I wondered what it would mean if I accepted this notion. ” But, I was beginning to see that if this had not happened there would have been something else. Among most white journalists I spoke to, the suspects’ guilt was not in doubt. Many black journalists, however, questioned the story coming out of the police.
Periodic communiqués from the radio led Richards to pull out of one parking spot and zip around a few corners and park again. Then he would do it again, and again. Finally, Richards found his quarry. It was not a person or persons; it was a picture. Richards screeched to a stop shortly after the car in front of us halted. The whole thing unfolded like a slow-motion scene in a movie. The unmarked police car up ahead had suddenly turned diagonally in the street and jumped the curb to block the passage of a young black male—maybe only in his late teens—walking down the sidewalk.
A Tasteful Crime (Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 7) by Cecilia Peartree