By Linda Regan
It sort of feels like a simple case for newly promoted DCI Paul Banham and DI Alison Grainger: the murdered ladies all bore an uncanny resemblance to Marilyn Monroe and labored for a look-alike organization. however the enquiry quickly finds connections with a covert research into drug-running and people-trafficking. a brand new member of the workforce, uniquely certified yet green, is put in a deadly situation-made tougher whilst love rears its advanced head! Can Banham and Grainger retailer her from the villains-and from herself? ""Enjoyable 3rd police procedural to add Det. leader Insp. Paul Banham and Det. Insp. Alison Grainger. . . not just enjoyable yet particularly poignant."" Publishers Weekly ""Good motion, a certified research, and a heartbreaking finishing make this united kingdom procedural sequence worthy a look."" Library magazine ""The plot is very complicated and good constructed, and the characters are superbly portrayed. this is often an altogether interesting and soaking up book."" - i admire a secret
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It sort of feels like a simple case for newly promoted DCI Paul Banham and DI Alison Grainger: the murdered girls all bore an uncanny resemblance to Marilyn Monroe and labored for a look-alike organisation. however the enquiry quickly reveals connections with a covert research into drug-running and people-trafficking.
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It was hard to see. Only the arm was above the water. ” She looked appealingly at Crowther. “Neither of us wanted to appear stupid,” she said. “You’ve contaminated a crime scene,” Alison said quietly. ” “I’m sorry,” said Millie. It was addressed to Crowther. Alison sighed; time to move on.
She paused briefly at the end of the road. There was a short cut; halfway down the hill she could turn into the alleyway that led to the park, then walk past the duck pond and cut across the field. She loved that walk, watching the night change into morning. The dew in the air always felt fresh after a night of inhaling fumes from the smoke machine at the club. She often finished work just as the birds began their breakfast chorus. It was too early for that tonight. The field was quicker than the road.
The area was crowded with uniformed police and forensic officers. The exhibits officer was videoing the scene and two forensic officers stood by, a black body bag at the ready, next to the mortician’s black van which had reversed to the pond, its rear doors open. ” Alison asked. The duty forensic medical examiner had to pronounce life extinct before the body could be moved. “First person I called,” Banham said. “But…” As senior investigating officer all this was up to her. Irritation welled in Alison’s chest; didn’t he trust her to do the job properly?