A Time For Justice (Henry Christie, Book 1) by Nick Oldham

By Nick Oldham

Carl Hinksman doesn't consider carefully while he embarks on a venture to bomb Preston businessmen on a hectic dual carriageway. yet with their Daimler caught in site visitors, and just one of the ambitions inside of, the bomb explodes inflicting carnage which units each police strength within the state after him. A debut novel introducing DCI Henry Christie.

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Roy had seen such men. Once, on an excursion special out of Denver, he had run into a "mob" of them, poor devils so depleted in capital that they had had to pool their resources. They were working in a monte swindle. The dealer was cast as the "wise guy," whom the others were determined to take. While he turned his head to argue with the two shills—holding the three cards open on his palm—the roper had drawn a small mark on the top card, winking extravagantly at Roy. " His stage whisper was ridiculously loud.

She came over to the side of the bed. Timidly, she put the palm of her hand to his forehead; let out a startled gasp. "Why, Roy, you're ice cold! What—" Light bloomed over his pillows as she switched on the table lamp. He heard another gasp. "Roy, what's the matter? " "Nothin' . " His lips barely moved. " Suddenly, he had become terribly frightened. He knew, without knowing why, that he was dying. And with the terrible fear of death was an unbearable sadness. Unbearable because there was no one who cared, no one to assuage it.

If you keep out the chicks, you keep out the hookers, and you've got a nice clean respectable place like this one, without a lot of cops hanging around. Why, if a cop comes in here now, I know he's a new man, and I tell him he'd better come back after he checks with headquarters. And he never comes back, Mr. " "I'm pleased to hear that, Mr. Simms," Roy said truthfully. " "Right. A man's got to be," Simms said. "Now, let's see. You wanted a two-room suite, say, parlor, bedroom, and bath. Fact is, we don't have much demand for suites here.

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