Jerusalem Inn - Study Guide Part V, Safety Play Summary & Analysis

Martha Grimes
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In chapter sixteen, Tom wins the snooker tournament easily and Tom and Melrose ski back to the mansion with Jury coming in his car. Just inside the gate, Tom trips and Melrose discovers he fell over a body. He initially finds the ermine cape belonging to Grace Seaingham, but Grace quickly arrives on the scene in her nightclothes. As everyone begins to gather, Melrose marks off the guests until he deduces that the body belongs to Beatrice Sleight. Melrose says that no one is to disturb the body, and it's pointed out that the police will take hours to arrive. Melrose says he doesn't believe it will take that long at all.

In chapter seventeen, Jury arrives, notes that Sleight was shot with a shotgun and alerts local police investigators to the murder. Jury then asks Fredrick Parmenger to go with...

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