Detective Book Club: Maigret & the Hotel Majestic; The Watcher; Death of an Expert Witness
Detective Book Club Maigret the Hotel Majestic The Watcher Death of an Expert Witness Author:Georges Simenon, Collin Wilcox, P. D. James 1: Maigret and the Hotel Majestic by Georges Simenon (c)1978: — This murder in a French hotel sets Maigret on one of his most intriguing searches for the murderer. He quickly decides he must master the fascinating details of operating a large hotel to know where people legitimately can be while dispatching the victim. The trail of the murderer le... more »ads out of Paris to the south of France and back again, turning up a interesting group of suspects.
2: The Watcher by Collin Wilcox (c)1978:
Lieutenant Hastings and his young son spend a vacation in a cabin in the woods. Trying to get better acquainted with the boy who lives with his divorced wife, Hastings suddenly finds that a quiet fishing trip is anything but. One problem leads to another until Hastings and the boy are literally besieged.
3. Death of an expert witness by P. D. James (c)1977:
Murder occurs early on when an unloved, sadistic biologist in a forensic laboratory is found dead. There is a baker's dozen of suspects since scarcely a person with whom he has come in contact does not have a good reason for killing him, as well as the opportunity.« less