By Reginald Hill
Superintendent Dalziel falls for the lately bereaved Mrs Fielding's abundant charms, and needs to be rescued from a clutter of unpolluted corpses via Inspector Pascoe. After seeing Inspector Pascoe off on his honeymoon with a number of ill-chosen phrases, Superintendent Andy Dalziel quickly runs into hassle and water on his personal solitary vacation. Rescued through a host of just a little joyful mourners, he accompanies them again to their rundown mansion to dry off. the landlord of Lake condo, Bonnie Fielding, turns out much less via her husband's tragic loss of life than by way of the matter of saving the relations fortunes. triggered not just through a qualified interest but in addition via a extra own curiosity in Mrs Fielding's considerable charms, Dalziel remains on. by the point Pascoe reappears, there were a number of extra deaths and it seems like the usually hard-headed Dalziel may have compromised himself past redemption!
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See if you can find him and tell him Nigel's loose again. Then perhaps you'll join us in the study. ' Uniff left and the other young people drifted out after him. When Mrs Fielding spoke, Dalziel noted approvingly, the others jumped. He liked a strong leader. 'I'm sorry to leave you alone, Mr Dalziel,' she said. 'But we have to have a business conference. ' 'Thanks,' he said. ' 'That boy. ' Dalziel did not deny it. 'He sounds a sensible lad,' he said, indicating the note. ' she asked, surprised.
The door opened once more and Mrs Fielding came in. 'Everyone here? Good. Is there plenty of soup to go round? I can't see Herrie. ' 'Grandpa was here. ' Bertie looked enquiringly at Dalziel who shook his head. 'I hope he's not moving around in his damp clothes,' said Mrs Fielding. 'Lou, darling, run upstairs and find him. ' 'But I've not had my soup yet,' protested the blonde girl. 'Bertie can go. ' 'He'll take no notice of Bertie,' her mother answered firmly. 'Or worse, even if he was on the point of coming Bertie would make him change his mind.
Dalziel,' said Dalziel and followed her upstairs, his case leaving a trail of drips which ran parallel to that cast by his sodden coat. On the landing she paused uncertainly. 'We're a bit crowded at the moment,' she explained. 'It's a big house, but half the bedrooms haven't been used for years. I wonder . ' She opened a door and went in. The room was in darkness but a couple of moments later she opened wide the curtains and beckoned Dalziel in from the threshold. ' she asked. 'This was my husband's room.