By R.D. Wingfield
The sleepy city of Denton hasn't ever recognized whatever just like the crime wave which now threatens to submerge it. A theft happens on the town's infamous strip joint, the pampered son of a neighborhood MP is suspected of a hit-and-run offense and, to most sensible all of it, a a number of rapist is at the unfastened. Detective Frost is reeling less than the tension, yet he manages to guarantee his superiors that every one is below regulate. Now he has basically to persuade himself.
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It was the first time he had caught his assistant without a frown on his face. “Sorry, Sue, I should have introduced you. “I’m Sue .. ” And for the first time, Webster obeyed an order without a display of resentment. Frost returned to his tea, sipping slowly as the porter puffed away at his evil-smelling homemade cigarette. Frost went out to meet Max Dawson, who was shaking with rage. Beside him stood his wife, wearing a silver-fox fur. She was crying. ”hissed Dawson. ” “That’s what we want you to confirm,” Frost told him.
He passed it over to Webster, who nodded curtly. “Some of these modern bathing suits that girls wear .. the bottom half is cut very low .. they expose parts of the lower stomach .. “You don’t mean .. ? ” He stared hard at Webster. ”His eyes glazed reflectively. “Now I’ve heard everything. I wish the hospital had one of these when I had my appendix out. Before the operation they sent in a short-sighted nurse with a Sweeny Todd cutthroat. ” He snapped the lid shut and poked the case back under the bed, wondering what a fifteen-year-old schoolgirl would be doing with a thing like this.
To Frost’s delight, he could hear the noise of the party in the background. There was still a chance he would make it. ” “Yes,” confirmed Frost. Suddenly he felt cold and apprehensive. A man. He says there’s a girl’s body in Denton Woods. “Just something we’ve got to look into. I might be back to you later on, sir. Wells heard stamping, shrieking, roars of laughter, and the sound of glass smashing. A load of bloody hooligans, he thought as he tried to hear what the caller was saying. “I’m sorry, sir, bit of a disturbance outside.
A Touch of Frost (Jack Frost series) by R.D. Wingfield