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By Martin Edwards

ISBN-10: 1781662762

ISBN-13: 9781781662762

All of the Lonely humans used to be the curtain-raiser to a profitable nine-book sequence that includes Liverpool solicitor Harry Devlin. Devlin reveals himself no 1 suspect in a homicide case that's a long way too with reference to domestic. The sufferer is his estranged spouse, Liz, who's came across murdered in a dingy alleyway. made up our minds to discover her killer and end up his innocence, Harry starts off a trip that takes him into the city's underworld and shatters endlessly his illusions concerning the girl he enjoyed. Now superbly provided in publication structure, avid readers of crime will love interpreting this gripping, well-written mystery.

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There’s a spare ticket here. Ronnie can’t make it. ” Ridiculously, the tone of the invitation, too deliberately casual, irked him: it resembled a treat for a matrimonial invalid. His partner’s face was a blank. “Suit yourself. ” Since the break-up of his marriage, Harry had developed a habit of stopping off at the Dock Brief on his way home. In the absence of Liz there was no need to break the routine. The pub was tiny and invariably packed to overflowing. Above the counter was a sign which said in GOD WE TRUST - ALL OTHERS PAY CASH and its walls were covered with photographs of Liverpool in days gone by: the old Lyceum, Exchange Station and the overhead railway known universally as the dockers’ umbrella.

Someone rapped at the door as he put the receiver down. Jim came in and sat on the edge of the desk. His rugged features were darkened by dismay. “Nothing I say will be right,” he began, his manner diffident for once. “But I am sorry. ” “Have the police said anything much about what happened? ” “They spent most of the morning turning my flat upside down because Liz stayed overnight with me. ” “Only routine. ” “I suppose so. As to the rest, it’s early days yet. At least they don’t think it was intended as a rape.

Call him if you want. He’ll fix you up, no problem. ” He smiled without answering and waved her off. Left on his own, he suddenly felt overcome by exhaustion. Drink and disappointment had made his limbs heavy and his every movement a battle against fatigue. Trying without success to think about work rather than his wife, he dragged himself back once more along the city streets that led to the Empire Dock. The flat seemed quieter than ever. Liz wasn’t there, nor had he expected her to be this time.

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