By Pauline Rowson
Horton and Cantelli are known as to a nursing domestic the place an aged resident struggling with dementia claims she's been attacked through an interloper Horton is able to brush aside it as senile ramblings till he discovers that her room-mate has died the lifeless woman's assets are lacking and her son convicted for armed theft has been chanced on useless in his mobilephone Coupled with a chain of threatening mobilephone calls to a tv character and a moms conviction that her sons loss of life on Christmas Eve was once no twist of fate Horton reveals he's stuck up in a posh research that has far-reaching foreign implications With the strain directly to discover a killer and hampered through his trust that his bosses are mendacity to him Horton discovers that he's stepped right into a net of intrigue deception and corruption that stretches again into the prior
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I got a card-” “I believe we’ve accumulated quite a collection of your cards, Syd,” the duke broke in. “So generous… Not one member of the staff has been overlooked. ” With a shy smile, Emma placed her sherry glass on the table at her knee and crossed the room to take the duke’s arm. Syd offered his to Kate, Susannah latched on to Derek’s, and the three couples made their way up the hall to the dining room, Syd’s voice booming, Susannah murmuring, and Emma raising a hand to rub her temple. It was shaping up to be an exceptionally long evening.
Dead Man's Wharf (DI Andy Horton, Book 4) by Pauline Rowson