By Nick Oldham
The potential for catching a serial killer is the bait utilized by Detective Superintendent Henry Christie's leader constable to trap him clear of his deliberate Christmas festivities. Henry may have stated no – but when there's something he can't refuse, it's the opportunity to carry a assassin to book.
In his thirty years with the Lancashire constabulary, Henry Christie hasn't ever recognized a case like this. What he couldn't expect was once that he will be stretched to the restrict either in my view and professionally. abruptly entering into a blood-soaked turf conflict raging among neighborhood crime households, Henry quickly reveals himself slap-bang in the midst of a violent state of affairs the place his personal lifestyles can be at the line.
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But any road, I hear the busies are worried sick about the case. They wanted it settled out of court. ’ ‘Bullshit,’ said Muriel, whose willingness to express an unequivocal opinion on the basis of slender data would have made her a firstclass expert witness. ‘Paddy Vaulkhard will love a case like that. ’ She considered his ageing suit and loosely knotted tie; contrary as ever, he had resisted the temptation to dress to impress the television cameras he expected at court today. Her disfavour was suggestive of Judge Jeffreys presiding over the Bloody Assizes.
Listen, I’ll have a pint of best waiting for you in the Dock Brief tomorrow night. ’ Ken flipped the empty burger carton into a wastepaper basket which again bore a smiley face. ’ Harry set off home, the city was quiet, with the pubs full and the clubs yet to open. His route took him down Mathew Street, once the site of the old Victorian fruit warehouse which later became a club known as the Cavern. The Brill Brothers would certainly have played there. He was too young to remember what it had been like in Liverpool during the sixties, but people still talked about those golden days when the Beatles were on three times a week and a hat-check girl could change her name from Priscilla White to Cilla Black and suddenly find herself at number one in the charts.
Eventually, at Kathleen’s insistence, they had called the police. Vera Smith, Edwin’s mother, had confirmed that she was out of the house for most of the weekend in question, paying a visit to an old schoolfriend who lived on the other side of the Pennines. She could not give Edwin an alibi. All she could do to help was instruct Cyril Tweats to act on her son’s behalf. ‘Your first mistake,’ muttered Harry under his breath. The file contained a careful note of Cyril’s interviews in prison with his client.
Bad Tidings (Henry Christie, Book 19) by Nick Oldham