By Donald E. Westlake, Tucker Coe
Disgraced ex-cop Mitch Tobin is digging in his basement whilst he meets Ronald Cornell. A homosexual guy from downtown Brooklyn whose associate was once lately murdered, Cornell desires Tobin’s counsel in an research that the NYPD has declared hopeless. Tobin sympathizes—he as soon as misplaced a accomplice of his personal, a fellow cop whose demise he was once partly dependable for—and asks how he might help. Cornell has a listing of six suspects, and all he must find out about them is the place they have been born and at what time, so he could make their big name charts. Tobin has simply met the world’s first astrological detective.
He attempts to maintain out of Cornell’s harebrained research, however the cosmos has different plans. Whoever murdered Cornell’s lover isn't via with killing, and Tobin needs to delve deep into the lives a gaggle of associates much more margin
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There has to be a motive here somewhere. " "Well I hope one of us starts seeing it soon. This is the seventh victim this month. Things are getting out of hand. " Newbury looked pained for his friend. "Look, I'm making some progress with my research that could suggest a couple of avenues for your men to investigate. Why don't you call on me later at the office and I can talk you through it? Right now, I think it best that you get that cadaver moved to the local morgue and have the surgeon begin the post-mortem directly.
That's all very well, Sir Maurice, but what if you miss something fundamental? " Newbury smiled, trying to conceal his pleasure at her response. "Very good. Well, better pucker up that resolve, my dear. " He was about to move off when another thought occurred to him. "Oh, and hang on to that handkerchief too. " Newbury returned to stand beside Inspector Foulkes. " Foulkes looked ready to object, before Newbury caught his eye. "I assure you I'll look after the lady's well being. " Stokes answered.
I'm intent on taking a stroll. " Bainbridge allowed himself a brief chuckle at the other man's expense. " He shook his head in feigned disapproval, but his smile was barely concealed. "I had a feeling that you'd find this all rather objectionable. " The two men stood together and Felicity Johnson almost leapt out of her seat when she spotted them out of the corner of her eye. She briefly patted Meredith York on the back of the hand before turning to regard them. " Newbury edged around the table and took her hand.