By Pauline Rowson
Horton and Cantelli are known as to a nursing domestic the place an aged resident being affected by dementia claims she's been attacked via an interloper Horton is able to push aside it as senile ramblings until eventually he discovers that her room-mate has died the lifeless woman's assets are lacking and her son convicted for armed theft has been came across useless in his phone Coupled with a sequence of threatening cell calls to a tv character and a moms conviction that her sons dying on Christmas Eve used to be no twist of fate Horton unearths he's stuck up in a posh research that has far-reaching foreign implications With the strain directly to discover a killer and hampered by way of his trust that his bosses are mendacity to him Horton discovers that he's stepped right into a internet of intrigue deception and corruption that stretches again into the previous
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He’d never lied to Cantelli and had rarely kept anything from him. In fact, Cantelli was the only person in the station who knew about him being raised in children’s homes and with foster parents. But maybe there would be nothing to find. And perhaps he’d explain everything after Thursday when Cantelli had got through the ordeal of his father’s funeral. Horton heard the excuses in his mind and shoved them aside. ’ He glanced at the clock on his desk, seeing with surprise it was almost two o’clock.
22 Pauline Rowson before going to work in the kitchen. He was a cleaner. m. when Staunton locked him in. ‘When Colin Anston, my deputy, went to the cell half an hour later, he found Ebury dead. ’ Welton frowned and shifted a little uncomfortably. ‘He attacked one of the men in the kitchen this morning; nothing came of it. ’ ‘Of course not,’ Welton bristled. ‘There was no physical sign of the attack on Ebury, or Ludlow, the other man. ’ ‘No. ’ Horton wondered if Ludlow would tell him. He doubted whether Welton would allow him to speak to the prisoner.
I’m handing in my notice. I’ll probably go back to agency work. ’ She glanced at the clock on the mantelpiece, but Horton wasn’t going to take the hint. If Marion Keynes had stress, then he was Dr Freud. Here was a woman who had fancied a few days off and judging by the state of the room, it wasn’t to do her housework. ‘Why do you want to know about her anyway? ’ ‘So, that’s it, is it? They’re saying it’s my fault,’ she flashed. ‘The bastards! They’re covering their backsides. ’ Horton asked wearily.
Dead Man's Wharf (DI Andy Horton Series, Book 4) by Pauline Rowson