By Patricia Carlon
This remarkable suspense tale of an aged lady residing a twin nightmare gives you a sophisticated wallop.--SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE. "This Australian psychodrama is not just an excruciatingly precise learn in terror yet a sophisticated lesson within the horrendous problems of communication".--THE manhattan occasions publication evaluate.
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The nurse is safe enough. An asset even, as I said before. "' "When we've taken pains to get her out of the road right at the right, or wrong, minute? " "We'll be taking no pains. You're becoming a complete whiner. Do you realise that? A whiner. Leave the nurse aside for a minute and think who else is here? That old woman--no better than a corpse as you've said yourself--and a woman and a child out the back. They'll never overhear us. Did you notice the thickness of that wall between this part of the house and that flat?
For a little moment she stood silent, still gazing at Sarah as though she was hoping for some acknowledgment, then Bragg said almost aggressively, "She can't answer you, so why bother her. " Gazing still on Sarah, Josie Abcons nodded. "I know. Mrs Oatland junior explained. I had an aunt who had a stroke. She got better. Partly better. After a long time. She went on a cruise then. To Sumatra, Thailand, places like that. She said she felt completely at home. She was left, you see, with a jerk in her neck.
She'd been afraid of Phipps when he'd stood by her bed, peering down at her and now, because of some stupid bewildering phrase heard through a wall, she was frightened all over again. None of it made sense. " "Dear, dear, and how else would you like to phrase it? Do we speak in hushed accents of the ... let's see ... about-to-be-dear-departed? " there was neither primness or whispiness in the curt response "... " "There you're wrong. I've done plenty of homework on this particular place. You and I, and dear Palmer, are going to be nicely secluded down here.
Whispering Wall (Soho Crime) by Patricia Carlon