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The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub

The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green
KtoCzyta.pl
A mystery filled with guilt, love and anger led to death. The story is about Ebenezer Gryce, a young, energetic and determined police detective who is entrusted with the investigation of the high-profile murder of Mr. Hasbrouck, a wealthy and influential resident of the Colonnade in Lafayette Place. The only real clue is provided by the victim’s wife. She woke from a deep sleep and thought she was dreaming. She soon realized that her husband wasn’t next to her in bed. While she was looking for him, she heard a voice say from across the dark room, „God! What have I done! „, which was quickly followed by footsteps and the front door closing. Enjoy this 7th Mr. Gryce book.
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