Body Line by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

By Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The brand-new invoice Slider secret - David Rogers was once a physician, good-looking, fascinating and rich. He lived the way of life of a consultant – dear outfits, most sensible eating places, specific clubs – until eventually someone killed him within the hallway of his gorgeous million-plus-pound house. but if invoice Slider and his company are thrown into the secret, they quickly detect that not anything is because it turns out, for notwithstanding David’s girlfriends are lots, none of them can inform Slider whatever approximately the place he labored or what precisely he did . . .

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It’s all right, I don’t expect overtime. ’ ‘Play your cards right and you might get invited to supper,’ Slider said. The house was a two-storey Victorian semi-detached – which description did not come near to expressing the size of it. Red brick and white stone edgings, enormous sash windows, a bay window on the ground floor; a small window in the tall, pointed gable indicated there would be servants’ rooms in the attic.

She stopped abruptly, and tried to reach out for the glass of water on the cabinet beside her, but her hands were shaking too much. Connolly got up and did the honours, and gave her a tissue to wipe the sweat from her face. ‘You’re doing really well,’ Slider said. ’ ‘You were really brave,’ Connolly cooed to her, proffering the water again. ’ Cat turned her eyes up at her. ’ she whispered. ‘You were brilliant. I could never be that brave. ’ Slider thought this an unwise thing for a police officer to say, but it seemed to do the trick, and Cat took a steadier breath and seem ready to go on.

I mean, he’s a doctor. ’ ‘That’s what we mean to find out,’ Slider said. ‘I’m surprised at her resourcefulness,’ Slider said, when they were outside again in the chilly sunshine. ’ ‘Fair play to her,’ Connolly said. ‘She was dumb enough about dating the doctor. Sex twice a week for the price of a meal! And phony promises to help her career. Holy God, she’d want to cop on to herself. ’ ‘Oh, right. ’ ‘—or an accomplice. That she knows more about the killing than she’s saying. She came across as genuine, but we’ll need to investigate her enough to cross her off.

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