The Defective Detective: The Curious Case of the Kilchester Courier
by Adam Maxwell
Publisher: Feedbooks 2012
Number of pages: 25
Chasing a parcel delivered to a neighbour, Clint is sucked into a remarkably civilised but mildly deranged crime scene. There he encounters almost-blackmail, not-actually prostitution, probable-sex scandals, genuine-imposters and the very real theft of something incredibly important.
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