Megan had been traveling back from London, where she had met her lover, Tambo, now Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur's wife, Megan, lies stabbed to death in a railroad station parking lot. Megan had been traveling back from London, where she had met her lover, Tambo, now a high-up in the Metropolitan Police Department. She was planning to tell Harpur she was leaving him, yet she was uneasy at Tambo's new, unexplained wealth and his apparent fear of persons unknown.
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Bill James is in top form here, the story switching tightly from Megan's last day, as she unwittingly moves toward her death, to Harpur's accelerating pace as he closes in on people who want anyone out of the way who endangers their high-stakes game. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published August 1st by Foul Play Press first published More Details Original Title.
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Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. May 21, Chana rated it did not like it Shelves: adultery , british , cops , crime , another-book-i-hated-that-everyone. What an unpleasant book. The beginning was confusing, maybe assuming that the reader had read previous books in the series which I had not so I had no familiarity with the characters. We are dumped right in and expected to catch up.
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I had a hard time finding the author's voice. I thought maybe this was because I am unfamiliar with the cultural references and turns of phrase he was using. Or maybe he was being obtuse on purpose, filling all the conversations with jokes I didn't get. The main charac What an unpleasant book. The main character is a cop who lies every time he opens his mouth. His wife is in London having an affair with a different cop. He doesn't much care, he is having an affair of his own with a girl still in her teens Do you notice how often old men write about their sexual fantasies of young girls?
That and what they eat and drink. And it isn't just his teen lover, he has other casual meetings. And he doesn't seem to mind his girls of thirteen and fifteen having boyfriends, not showing up when expected, flirting with the friend cop who "likes them young", and talking in a way that I wouldn't accept from my fifteen year old.
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So mummy is screwing that one, daddy is screwing this one, that is just life. But, mummy gets murdered in a deserted car park.
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