June knocked on the door and waited, swaying a little, partly because the martini had been double, and partly because a radio down the hall was playing a waltz and waltzes always made her sway. Back and forth her scrawny little body moved under the cheap plaid coat.
-- Beast in View by Margaret Millar. This won the Edgar Award for best mystery in 1956, the third year the award was given.
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sounds good--I like reading award winners. kelley—the road goes ever ever onReplyDelete
This sounds very good - it's also the 2nd time today that I've read about a martini and now I oddly find myself wanting one...lol...along with a large steak (clearly it's time for my lunch!).ReplyDelete
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Interesting teaser! I love me some martinis! ;-)ReplyDelete
I read this about two year ago...I love it! Hope you enjoy it too.ReplyDelete