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The Hireling’s Tale

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by
Jo Bannister

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Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A Castlemere novel

Two people are hiring out their services in Castlemere – a prostitute with only hours to live, and a hired assassin with only hours to make his kill . . .

When the naked body of a young prostitute is found on a narrowboat on the Castlemere Canal, police enquiries focus on the nearby Barbican Hotel. For with a sales conference in progress there’s no shortage of men who could have met the girl there. But soon Superintendent Shapiro and his team have a great deal more to contend with. For the dead woman was not the only person to have hired herself out that night: a paid assassin is at large – and he is gunning for the conference organizer Philip Kendall. Jo Bannister’s Castlemere novels are tough and very realistic – in the tradition of Lynda La Plante’s Prime Suspect.

A Castlemere novel

Two people are hiring out their services in Castlemere – a prostitute with only hours to live, and a hired assassin with only hours to make his kill . . .

When the naked body of a young prostitute is found on a narrowboat on the Castlemere Canal, police enquiries focus on the nearby Barbican Hotel. For with a sales conference in progress there’s no shortage of men who could have met the girl there. But soon Superintendent Shapiro and his team haveā€¦ (more)

A Castlemere novel

Two people are hiring out their services in Castlemere – a prostitute with only hours to live, and a hired assassin with only hours to make his kill . . .

When the naked body of a young prostitute is found on a narrowboat on the Castlemere Canal, police enquiries focus on the nearby Barbican Hotel. For with a sales conference in progress there’s no shortage of men who could have met the girl there. But soon Superintendent Shapiro and his team have a great deal more to contend with. For the dead woman was not the only person to have hired herself out that night: a paid assassin is at large – and he is gunning for the conference organizer Philip Kendall. Jo Bannister’s Castlemere novels are tough and very realistic – in the tradition of Lynda La Plante’s Prime Suspect.

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