When a rich man dies, some items from a collection of his are stolen- an ancient Egyptian gold amulet and the mummy that was wearing it. The police consult scholars from the local University to help with the investigation, which is taking a more serious turn as people connected with the case are killed by wounds that seem to be from a housecat.
Month: March 2019
Wisecracking female private eye Belinda Prentice has to put in a lot of overtime when her first client is murdered. Following the clues to an apartment house chock-full of suspicious characters, Belinda predicts-correctly, as it turns out–that there’ll be several more killings unless she can pinpoint the guilty party and ascertain his or her motives. Meanwhile, her police-inspector father wishes aloud that Belinda would give up the p.i. business and settle down with a nice young fellow.
During the 16th century the Cossacks and their Ukraine homeland is ruled by Poland. This is the story of the leader of the Cossacks and how his son was sent to study under the Poles to learn how to defeat them in battle. However, the son falls in love with the daughter of a Polish nobleman.
Gérard is an engineer who is married to Gabrielle and has a nine-month-old son, for whom he cares deeply. When his wife leaves him for feminist reasons, he is left with custody of their son. To satisfy his romantic longings, Gerard embarks on an affair with Valérie, his son’s daycare worker.
A group of family and friends assembling at a small New England island home for a weekend gathering at the behest of a war veteran. After their arrival, several members of the group are systematically picked off by an unknown psychopath.
When greed threatens the livelihood of an Italian monastery, a monk flees with the formula for their special liquor.
A tale about the pathetic relationship between a law-abiding man and his likable, childish, unstable, dangerously criminal, sleepwalking brother. It all leads to chaos and murder.
A distinguished professor of astrophysics finds his well-ordered life-style blown asunder after he is forced to take in a recently widowed, pregnant bubble dancer.