Police Procedurals

A Clubbable Woman by Reginald Hill

By Reginald Hill

'So a long way out in entrance that he needn't hassle taking a look over his shoulder' Sunday Telegraph domestic from the Rugby membership after taking a bad knock in a fit, Connon unearths his spouse much more uncommunicative than ordinary. After passing out on his mattress for 5 hours, he comes downstairs to find communique has been bring to a halt endlessly -- through a gap in the course of her brow. Down on the membership, passions run excessive, off and on the field.This is a house online game for Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel who understands all of the gamers, female and male. yet Sergeant Peter Pascoe, whose loyalties lie with one other code, has a number of rules of his personal.

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Doesn't it? ' 'I don't know why you bother with her. ' Alice took an indignant step forward. 'What do you mean? ' Fernie caught her hand and pulled her down beside him on the settee. 'As much as that? Mind you, she's well preserved. ' 'I don't know what you mean,' said Alice, struggling to get up. 'She must have caught him young then, very young. ' He didn't answer but went on, 'And they've got that girl of theirs . ' 'Yes, Jenny, at college. He must have been caught young. Very young. ' Fernie's brawny arm held his wife in a clamp-like grip round the waist.

My daughter will be arriving home some time this morning. ' Dalziel looked sympathetic. 'Of course. A father's feelings. But have no worries on that score. My sergeant was just telling me. Your daughter's got here safe and sound. ' Connon stood up. 'Jenny? Here? You mean, hereT 'Oh no. Never worry yourself. I mean at home, of course. ' 'At home. ' Dalziel let him reach the door. ' 'You left the Club at twenty to six, and got home about six-thirty. Rather a long time isn't it? It's only seven or eight miles at the most.

The others trooped in as he was fastening his tie. ' asked Marcus again. ' said Marcus. ' He began to tear his rugby kit off. Within seconds the bath was full of naked men and the water was sloshing over the side. There was a general outcry as Fred Slater settled in. Connon looked at the scene with slight distaste. 'Goodbye, Marcus,' he said, but his voice was drowned in a burst of singing. He made his way to the door and out into the fresh air. He picked his way slowly over the muddy grass towards the distant club-house.

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