By Mike Ripley
Fitzroy Maclean Angel's most up-to-date hair-raising event includes a doubtful non secular cult, an impoverished aristocrat with a love of vintage automobiles and a really shady solicitor with a very bizarre spouse. not just that, yet he additionally has to deal with rookie deepest eye Veronica Blugden, discover why her place of work is being vandalised, and realize what his bike-riding good friend red is as much as, promoting all that mysterious white powder...
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He put his toolbox on the desk and pointed at the masonry hammer and the Stanley knife. ’ ‘Nah, help yourself. ’ ‘It’ll be on the bill. ’ I took a minute to summon up all my reserves of deductive logic. ‘Buggered if I know,’ I said. I helped Dod put a new lock on the front door and then rehang the door again when the lock turned out to be slightly out of true. I agreed with him that the door must have warped overnight. It seemed churlish to criticise his carÂ�pentry. Most usefully, I popped out for a couple of burgers for lunch and then tried to rustle up a pot of tea.
Don’t push it. ’ I summoned up all my injured dignity. It didn’t take long. ‘Bur this is my new job. ’ She roared with laughter. ‘A what? ’ I looked at my SeaStar. ’ I had two pieces of luck at the hospital. First, I got a parking space. 00 pm and the rain had held off, so he would be on a golf course somewhere. Secondly, Oonagh – the Irish spelling – was on duty at reception. It might have been my magnetic personality, it could have been the new pearly whites, or it could have been the fact that she was behind in her paperwork and hospitals don’t really give a monkey’s about strict visiting hours these days, but anyway, I got in to see Albert with no hassle.
The only weapon I could spot was Albert’s camera and tripod that I had picked up the night before. I bunched the legs together in two hands and put the desk between me and the door. If it turned out to be the police returning or the milkÂ�man or some very early carol singers, I could always pretend I was folding the damn things up. My first instinct, to use it as a weapon, turned out to be the correct one. After all, they’d brought weapons. They were no more than 15 or 16. One wore an LA Raiders blouson and the other an Arsenal football shirt.