By R.D. Wingfield
The sleepy city of Denton hasn't ever identified something 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 an area MP is suspected of a hit-and-run offense and, to most sensible all of it, a a number of rapist is at the free. Detective Frost is reeling less than the tension, yet he manages to guarantee his superiors that every one is lower than keep watch over. Now he has purely to persuade himself.
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Find my daughter, you bastard,” he said, and then they stepped out into the dark. Frost flopped down on the bench, which was still warm from Mrs. Opposite, on the wall, a large red-andwhite sign frowned its disapproval: No Smoking .. Please! His hand returned from his pocket, empty. “As you’ve said please,” he said aloud. He looked up and there was Webster. ” Webster nodded. ”Frost repeated. “And he’s right.. He would have to start thinking of Karen as a schoolgirl again, far too young for boys, too young to keep contraceptives in her handbag.
In addition, she has severe bruisings, and contusions all over her body. There are external marks on the throat, which is badly swollen, indicative of manual strangulation; also, of course, internal bruising. “Sexually assaulted? ” He turned to the night sister and spread his hands in appeal. He just couldn’t believe this! “You’re quite sure, Doc? “Are you questioning my competence, Inspector? I have examined her. There are definitely no signs of recent sexual congress, nor of any attempt of forced sexual congress.
The driver nips in, taps a prearranged signal on that door. ”persisted Webster. I work it out myself and don’t tell them until the very last minute. If the bloke inside gets the right signal, he opens the door; if it’s wrong, he presses that switch, which raises the alarm. ” He rapped out a short pattern of taps on the desk top. “It sounds foolproof to me, Harry. “You’ll have me in stitches, Mr. Frost, with your droll humour. Well, it wasn’t so bloody foolproof tonight, was it? Croll locks himself in with more than five thousand quid.
A Touch of Frost (Jack Frost series) by R.D. Wingfield