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48 Sleuths Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Petey Samson gave the ladies an over-the-shoulder glance. He realized no doggie treat was forthcoming, even from Isabel who was usually the soft mark to hit up. He scratched his front claws to re-attack the sand.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Petey Samson gave the ladies an over-the-shoulder glance. He realized no doggie treat was forthcoming,
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"Is Petey Samson a bloodhound for real?" Blue asked. "I could've sworn he's a mixed breed, what my folks used to call a pound mutt."
"Oh, brother," Alma said. "I wished you hadn't said that."
"I'll have you know Petey Samson is no pound mutt," Isabel said, shaking her finger at Blue. "His best breeding lies in his bloodhound line," she said.
"I didn't know that," Blue said.
"Pay no mind to Isabel," Alma said. "She's just being overprotective of her fur baby.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:"Is Petey Samson a bloodhound for real?" Blue asked. "I could've
Even in death, her mother was winning.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: Even in death, her mother was winning.
It's a fine murdering day, (sang Bunch) And as balmy as May And the sleuths from the village are gone." A rattle of crockery being dumped in the sink drowned the next lines, but as the Rev. Julian Harmon left the house, he heard the final triumphant assertion: "And we'll all go a'murdering today!Agatha Christie Sleuths Sayings By Agatha Christie: It's a fine murdering day, (sang Bunch) And as balmy as May And the sleuths
She had to save herself from every last one of them. All of them, the people at the orphanage, the foster care system, the middle school, they were all outsiders and strangers and a possible threat.....The counselor couldn't prove otherwise.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: She had to save herself from every last one of them. All of them, the
He wrote to his father every day. His platoon called his dad a girlfriend.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: He wrote to his father every day. His platoon called his dad a girlfriend.
You can run from the past, but it always catches up with you.Debbi Mack Sleuths Sayings By Debbi Mack: You can run from the past, but it always catches up with you.
The list of lifesavers left him numb, clueless - the action, indifferent.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: The list of lifesavers left him numb, clueless - the action, indifferent.
When the lights suddenly go out, hold onto your diamonds for dear life. - Nancy Drew, The Mystery of Lilac InnCarolyn Keene Sleuths Sayings By Carolyn Keene: When the lights suddenly go out, hold onto your diamonds for dear life. - Nancy
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A decade ago when Isabel's husband Max had died, they'd moved in together and merged their possessions. Neither sister brought any fussy teapots, canaries, sachets, or doilies, but lots of other stuff had to either stay or go. Looking at the lime green gave Alma the willies. Her suggestion to slipcover it in a more subdued color had garnered Isabel's frosty stare, and Alma had dropped the matter.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote is taken from Chapter 1:A decade ago when Isabel's husband Max had died, they'd
Megan stepping back let her glance switch from Alma to Isabel and return to Alma. No doubt about it, thought Megan. Created as much alike as any sisters ever had been, their resemblance started with their matching red-and-white polka dot blouses. Since she was a young girl, she had matched their eye colors to their different personalities.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Megan stepping back let her glance switch from Alma to Isabel and return to Alma.
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Bill hung up, grumbling to nobody in particular. Emily was about the only caller using the landline phone, and he regretted not getting rid of it. The Robinses were probably the lone holdouts on their city block to still have one.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1Bill hung up, grumbling to nobody in particular. Emily was about
What I've always taken away from his words is the sense that we all have something that confines us, that seeks to define us, label us, belittling us in the process, shortchanging our potential. Can it be that that is our sanctuary, our refuge, our way to liberty?Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: What I've always taken away from his words is the sense that we all have
Isabel frowned. "Alma Trumbo, you did not just dig up a human bone from our flowerbed. It's got to be a dinosaur bone, dinky or not."
"A dinosaur bone, eh?" The short, stout Alma gave her tall, slim sister the old up and down. "What then, are we the Flintstones living in Bedrock?
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Isabel frowned. "Alma Trumbo, you did not just dig up a human bone from our
Alma didn't want Isabel to start singing the praises of their pet, a rescue beagle, or she wouldn't shush until sundown.
"I've found the missing lady," Alma said. "Say welcome home, Betsy Sweet.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Alma didn't want Isabel to start singing the praises of their pet, a rescue beagle,
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The June afternoon had clear, blue skies - ideal weather for birdwatching.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:The June afternoon had clear, blue skies - ideal weather for
The busy snoops like us can leave no stone unturned, Alma said.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: The busy snoops like us can leave no stone unturned, Alma said.
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"The police should be in it, not us. We're out of here." Bill did an about-face to retrace their route to the door.
Piper whipped out a hand and snagged him by the shirttail. Her tone returned to crisp and decisive. "Slow down, Roadrunner. I'm not ready to leave. We've got work to do."
Incredulous, he stared gape-mouthed at her. "You better explain," he said.
She wiggled her nose. "I'm growing nosier by the second about the circumstances surrounding Anna's murder.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:"The police should be in it, not us. We're out of
You're a nosy sleuth like me because you can't help it, Alma said.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: You're a nosy sleuth like me because you can't help it, Alma said.
When your ship comes in, don't be in the bathroom with your pants around your ankles."

quoted by Frank McNichols, father of Rose McNichols in A Nose for Hanky Panky, a Granite Cove Mystery
Sharon Love Cook Sleuths Sayings By Sharon Love Cook: When your ship comes in, don't be in the bathroom with your pants around your
Women in mystery fiction were largely confined to little old lady snoops - amateur sleuths - who are nurses, teachers, whatever.Marcia Muller Sleuths Sayings By Marcia Muller: Women in mystery fiction were largely confined to little old lady snoops - amateur sleuths
She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she'd left chilling in the fridge. Two glasses served with a generous slice of pound cake with orange glaze icing sounded twice as nice.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: She craved a tall glass of the fresh-squeezed lemonade from the pitcher she'd left chilling
I ask you, what would you do if you could erase one bad memory and retain all that was beautiful in your life? Would you not move heaven and earth - and get loads of therapy - to have that?Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: I ask you, what would you do if you could erase one bad memory and
How do you circumvent a mind bent upon lying to get away from the truth?Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: How do you circumvent a mind bent upon lying to get away from the truth?
Danger is the snack food of a true sleuth.Mac Barnett Sleuths Sayings By Mac Barnett: Danger is the snack food of a true sleuth.
He also knew the language of The Klingons, but the army had no use for it.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: He also knew the language of The Klingons, but the army had no use for
Have they ever. Isabel never misses a trick. Anytime I step into their foyer, she's dropping hints all over the place. Don't get me wrong because I love both women dearly, and I enjoy playing a game or two of Scrabble, just not on every visit. Why can't we play Monopoly for a change of pace? I love squeezing the play money in my fist and snapping up the swanky properties like Park Place and Boardwalk.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Have they ever. Isabel never misses a trick. Anytime I step into their foyer, she's
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A grave matter has just arisen." Etta hadn't intended to make the pun. She went on. "It's a problem right up your alley.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:A grave matter has just arisen." Etta hadn't intended to make
Few female characters get to be "the Chosen One" in science fiction and fantasy. Leia is as much the child of Darth Vader as Luke is, but only Luke gets to use the force, be recruited by his dad and ultimately save the day. We don't get impossibly clever female sleuths or the sexy spies with the awesome gadgets. And on the rare occasions that we do get those characters, they're denigrated as unrealistic Mary Sues.Rhiannon Thomas Sleuths Sayings By Rhiannon Thomas: Few female characters get to be "the Chosen One" in science fiction and fantasy. Leia
She was a sleuth and sleuths had to follow rules. 'Get to the point; don't allow the subject to digress' was one of themRenita D'Silva Sleuths Sayings By Renita D'Silva: She was a sleuth and sleuths had to follow rules. 'Get to the point; don't
Men were stupid to forget what good sleuths women could be.Edan Lepucki Sleuths Sayings By Edan Lepucki: Men were stupid to forget what good sleuths women could be.
Aurora, you're a child, live like one, don't act like one. Enjoy the innocence, dump the immaturity.Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: Aurora, you're a child, live like one, don't act like one. Enjoy the innocence, dump
You're not one of those despicable literary sleuths who think he can deduce every last little sordid biographical detail from a writer's work, are you?Jonathan Galassi Sleuths Sayings By Jonathan Galassi: You're not one of those despicable literary sleuths who think he can deduce every last
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Since Etta could log in her rare Baltimore oriole sighting, she decided she'd had enough birding for one day. It was just a fun hobby, not an obsession.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote is taken from Chapter 1:Since Etta could log in her rare Baltimore oriole sighting,
February is the cruelest month in western Oregon.Judy Nedry Sleuths Sayings By Judy Nedry: February is the cruelest month in western Oregon.
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"You love to figure out things as much as I do," Piper said.
"Like what?" Bill asked.
"You fix broken stuff," Piper replied.
"Repairing a broken toaster or steam iron is far different than unraveling a murder mystery," Bill said.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1 of The Corpse Wore Gingham:"You love to figure out things
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I know what." Isabel reached under the end table, took out the game board, and rattled the Band-Aid box containing the letter tiles. "It's been a week-and-a-half since our last Scrabble game.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:I know what." Isabel reached under the end table, took out
I sleuth, you know. For a hobby. Harmless outlet for natural inquisitiveness, don't you see, which might otherwise strike inward and produce introspection an' suicide. Very natural, healthy pursuit
not too strenuous, not too sedentary; trains and invigorates the mind.
Dorothy L. Sayers Sleuths Sayings By Dorothy L. Sayers: I sleuth, you know. For a hobby. Harmless outlet for natural inquisitiveness, don't you see,
Speaking of the devil, what is Alma doing right now?"

"Well..." Sitting in her favorite armchair, Isabel craned her neck around to peer down the hallway to where she saw Alma squealing and clapping hands at their pet beagle Petey Sampson. With his tail wagging, he woof-woofed at her, and she woof-woofed right back at him.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Speaking of the devil, what is Alma doing right now?""Well..." Sitting in her favorite armchair,
Norm was lean, his short, straight black hair parted on the side, his mustache trimmed like he'd never heard of Adolf Hitler.Jane Sunday Sleuths Sayings By Jane Sunday: Norm was lean, his short, straight black hair parted on the side, his mustache trimmed
Within the same hour as the murder took place, Isabel Trumbo sat in her armchair dozing, the Alaskan Outdoor magazine on her lap. Her kid sister Alma fidgeted in the other armchair, from time to time picking up her newspaper folded over to the day's crossword puzzle.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Within the same hour as the murder took place, Isabel Trumbo sat in her armchair
Hope turned sly. "What if the slice of apple pie is served a la mode?"

Smiling, Peggy Sue regarded her tall, brunette, and blue-eyed friend. "Is the slice of apple pie served a la mode with three scoops of homemade vanilla ice cream piled on top of it?
Lyn Key Sleuths Sayings By Lyn Key: Hope turned sly. "What if the slice of apple pie is served a la mode?"Smiling,
If you can get to be you, why can't I get to be me?Noorilhuda Sleuths Sayings By Noorilhuda: If you can get to be you, why can't I get to be me?
So you say. I just hope you don't catch some exotic dinosaur ailment because Eustis probably doesn't stock the right pills to treat it.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: So you say. I just hope you don't catch some exotic dinosaur ailment because Eustis
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Alma idly wondered if he'd blow his nose, too.
He did. Twice. He made it honk, the sound reminding Alma of Harpo Marx squeezing his bulb horn.
Isabel darted a look at Alma, giving her the don't-you-dare-giggle squint.
Alma dug her fingernails into her palm, the inappropriate laugh rising from her throat as she looked up at the ceiling. Blue refolded his handkerchief and returned it to inside his seersucker jacket. Thankfully, Alma's urge to laugh subsided.
Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Quote taken from Chapter 1:Alma idly wondered if he'd blow his nose, too.He did. Twice.
Nozy Cat lifted one sleepy eyelid, and his marble blue eye glared at her for interrupting his sacred nap. He wore a yellow collar with little red stars printed on it. His second eyelid also opened, and he gave them his irritated blue-eyed glare.Lyn Key Sleuths Sayings By Lyn Key: Nozy Cat lifted one sleepy eyelid, and his marble blue eye glared at her for
Sheriff Fox was running his fingers through his thin hair. In a few short years, he'd look bald as a peeled apple. The Snoop sisters and their sidekick, the town's bag lady no less, had traipsed into his office without knocking first. His admin (he couldn't remember their names to save his life) had ushered them in, and they'd just dumped this hot potato into his lap.Ed Lynskey Sleuths Sayings By Ed Lynskey: Sheriff Fox was running his fingers through his thin hair. In a few short years,
You picked the seats you did for a reason, right? Familiarity. Too bad the best sleuths avoid familiarity. It dulls the investigative instinct.Becca Fitzpatrick Sleuths Sayings By Becca Fitzpatrick: You picked the seats you did for a reason, right? Familiarity. Too bad the best