Murder on the beach

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Answers to the questions in the reader. (Questions on pages 48 –51)
Chapter 1
1. He said that the policeman hadn´t found anything on the beach. He was treating
her like a little girl, and Linda was starting to get angry.
2. She saw a woman with red , curly hair. She was lying with her face in the water.
Her clothes were wet. Linda touched her, but she didn´t move.
3.She ran to get help. There wasn´t anybody else on the beach and she didn´t have
her mobile phone with her to call the plice.
4. He sent a policeman to the crime scene and he found nothing. There was no
report of a missing person.
Chapter 2.
1. Linda walked out into the middle of the road right in front of his bike: She was
thinking about something and she wasn´t looking where she was going.2. She didn´t know if he would believe her or if he would think she was crazy, like
the policeman had done.
3. He couldn´t believe it. It was an exciting story for their little village.
4. They should meet at the teahouse at 6 o´clock and then Linda can show him the
place where she found the body on the beach and they can look for clues.
Chapter 3
1. There were Linda´s small footprints andthree other sets of bigger footprints.
2. A big black rubbish bag was suddenly thrown into the sea from somewhere high
above them. They saw a man moving across the cliff top.
3. She noticed that the part of the beach where they had been sitting was
completely hidden. If somebody threw the rubbish bag from there, they had no
idea mark and Linda were on the beach watching them.
Chapter 4
1. Inthe first bag was the dead body of a small dog. In the second bag they found a
lot of paper with the same signature repeated over and over again. There were a
few books, some pieces of heavy metal, old horseshoes and some big stones.
2. She could pretend that she was researching historical houses and ask to visit the
3. Mrs Landsman Lived in the mansion and she owned Mark´s father´shouse.
4. She was interested in Mark and she wanted him to like her.
Chapter 5
1. She had dyed blonde hair. Although she was clearly over fifty, she was dressed
in tight jeans, a blue designer T-shirt and short leather jacket.
2. She was Julia´s older sister, Florence. She married Jack Landsman, a rich
banker, and they had always lived in Carlsbrook Mansion.
3. She had done only a littlework in tv, and a few adverts, but she had not been in
a film for ten years.
4. Since the death of her husband, Florence didn´t go out a lot. She didn´t like
seeing people, and she rarely came down from her room.
Chapter 6
1. She brought three cups of different sizes. There was a packet of biscuits on top
of the cups. She opened the packet of biscuits and left them on the table. She
didn´tbring a plate.
2. The black rubbish bags were gone, but the ground and the grass were as flat as if
something heavy had been dragged over,
3. He was dressed in fashionable clothes, more appropiate for an office than for
stables. He wore dark sunglasses.
4. They found out about a mysterious sister, a maid who wasn´t experienced at
serving tea and biscuits, a man dressed in business clothes butresponsible for
the gardens, and some “secret” stables.
Chapter 7
1. She returned to London with her parents for her father´s book launch.
2. Mrs landsman asked him to prepare some legal documents. Linda and mark
could go with him and they might find some important evidence this time.
3. They notices a nice clean smell and the place looked extremely tidy.
4. She was wearing a white, fluffysweater, a long black skirt and dark glasses. Her
hair was red and curly – just like the hair of the dead woman Linda had found on
the beach!
Chapter 8
1. She´s giving her sister a lot of control over her money. She won´t be able to
make any legal decisions in the future, without Julia´s signature.
2. Linda noticed that she didn´t check any of the documents, but signed in all the
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