By Nick Oldham
The exciting new Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel - Grieving after a tremendous own tragedy, Detective Superintendent Henry Christie is attempting to drag his lifestyles again jointly and considering heavily approximately retirement – finally, he’s obtained the time in and he’d have a superb lifestyles and respectable pension. yet all techniques of a relaxed dotage are shattered while the telephone earrings within the early hours, and he's referred to as out to enquire the brutal rape and homicide of a teenage lady .
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Dennoch hatte Catherine, so erinnerte sich Delorme, etwas Dominantes, ja beinahe etwas Herrisches, selbst wenn man von ihrer psychischen Krankheit wusste. Womöglich war es sogar eine Auswirkung dieser Krankheit, die Aura eines Menschen, der in die Tiefen des Wahnsinns hinabgestiegen und zurückgekehrt war, um davon zu berichten. Nur diesmal war sie nicht zurückgekommen. Und vielleicht war es sogar besser so für Cardinal, dachte Delorme. Vielleicht war es nicht das Schlechteste für ihn, von dieser Last befreit zu sein.
Was soll das? Wie würden Sie sich fühlen, wenn es um Ihre Frau ginge? « �Dann schlage ich vor, dass Sie mich darüber aufklären, was los ist, Detective. « Und so saß Cardinal eine Stunde später zusammen mit dem Bürgermeister von Algonquin Bay in seinem Auto auf dem Parkplatz des Birches. Auch wenn der Name etwas anderes vermuten ließ, stand nicht eine einzige Birke in der Nähe des Motels. Es lag mitten in der Innenstadt auf der MacIntosh Street, wo weit und breit überhaupt kein Baum zu sehen war.
Dachte Cardinal. Wieso maße ich mir an, diesen Mann aus seiner seligen Ahnungslosigkeit zu reißen? �Es kann nicht sein, dass sie mit einem anderen schläft. Das wäre … wenn sie mit einem anderen Mann … dann ist Schluss. Darauf können Sie sich verlassen. O Gott, wenn es wirklich stimmt, dass sie …« Feckworth verbarg stöhnend das Gesicht in den Händen. Wie aufs Stichwort ging die Tür von Nummer 12 auf, und ein Mann trat heraus. Er war durchgestylt, als wäre er einem Katalog für Herrenmode entsprungen: Nutzen Sie die Sonderangebote für unsere modischen Windjacken.