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By Ellis Peters

Detective Inspector George Felse is named upon to enquire the disappearance of 2 contributors of a musical gathering

Singers and musicians are amassed for a weekend direction in people tune on the extraordinary neo-Gothic state mansion Follymead. such a lot come in simple terms to sing or to pay attention, yet one or have nonmusical ratings to settle. whilst brilliantly gifted Liri Palmer sings “Black, black, black is the color of my true-love’s heart,” she sincerely has a message for somebody within the viewers. And as passions run excessive, there's homicide brewing at Follymead.

one of the tune scholars are Dominic Felse and his female friend, Theodosia. while no longer one, yet , contributors of the gang pass lacking from the corridor, Dominic calls upon his father, Detective Inspector George Felse, to assist him remedy this such a lot difficult mystery.
Black Is the color of My real Love’s Heart is the sixth e-book within the Felse Investigations, yet you could take pleasure in studying the sequence in any order.

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First,” he said,“you need to do this to honor the memory of M. Sabott. You know as well as I do how shoddily you treated him near the end of his days. No . . let’s not have any looks of wounded pride. You cut him loose like a dangling thread on a new suit of clothes when he became a burden to your growing reputation. ” “Sabott had gone mad,” I said in my defense. “Mad or merely in search of what you yourself are searching for now? Don’t forget, I was with you that day at Madison Square when those fine gentlemen were offering you impressive sums of money to execute their portraits.

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Certainly,” I said. ” “At one point he was as wealthy as Vanderbilt. His influence was felt in nearly any industry one could imagine. His mills turned out everything from textiles to hydraulic pens. He had interests in railroads, shipping, real estate, and armaments. Some believe that for a time he was the wisest businessman this country had ever seen, as there are those who will tell you he was a complete fool. Be that as it may, he was a very singular man in that he sought advice not only from his stockholders, managers, accountants, and salesmen but also from a legion of diviners.

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