The bad detective
St. Martin's Minotaur,
For years Detective Sergeant Jack Stallworthy has taken advantage of the extra perks available to him. He's put away the criminals, made the town safer.Why shouldn't he accept the bonuses for his hard work?His beloved and beautiful wife Lily dreams of retiring on Ko Samui, an island paradise, while Jack would be content to retire to a modest bungalow in Devon.That is, until Jack meets influential businessman Emslie Warnaby.Emslie offers Jack a deal he can hardly refuse: in exchange for just one file at police headquarters, Jack will get the deeds of ownership to the first-class Calm Seas Hotel in Ko Samui.But the incriminating file turns out to be very hard to get indeed, and as Jack tries to complete the transaction, Lily grows impatient about her dream.Jack falls deeper and deeper into crime, and soon there's no turning back....
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|author||keating h r f|
|author||Keating, H. R. F. (Henry Reymond Fitzwalter), 1926-2011.|
|author_display||Keating, H. R. F|
|detailed_location_pitkin||Pitkin County Library|
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|owning_library_pitkin||Pitkin County Library|
|record_details||ils:.b11853116|Book|Books||English|St. Martin's Minotaur,|1999.|pages cm.|
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|subject_facet||Detective and mystery fiction, Fiction, Police corruption -- England -- Fiction|
|title_display||The bad detective|
|title_full||The bad detective / H.R.F. Keating|
|title_short||The bad detective|