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By Val McDermid

While Lindsay Gordon returns to Glasgow to make up along with her lover, she has a few surprises in shop. She has partnered up with another individual, her good friend Alison has been murdered, and her former colleague, Jackie, has been jailed for the crime.

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Cordelia flinched, yet didn’t upward push. “We used to paintings good jointly in this type of factor. i do know you're keen on bouncing your rules off anyone. glance, Lindsay, we would no longer be fans any longer, yet i do know the way in which your brain works. allow me aid. ” despite herself, Lindsay used to be touched through Cordelia’s provide. “Okay, permit me give it some thought. I’m now not making any offers, yet I’ll give it some thought. ” Cordelia smiled and Lindsay felt as though she could burst into tears. “Thanks,” Cordelia stated. “You can get me at Claire’s in an effort to speak. ” Then, with the impeccable feel of timing that usually left humans in need of extra, she walked promptly again to her new Mercedes with no backward look. as regards to tears, Lindsay stumbled blindly into the shut and ran up the steps to the first-floor flat. She walked into the corridor, yet prior to she may achieve her room, Helen’s voice rang out. “Lindsay? Is that you just? Thank God you’re again. Rosalind’s flat’s been burgled! ” five below an hour after she had left Caird apartment, Lindsay was once heading again there, this time with Helen. “I instructed Rosalind I’d locate you and produce you around once you were given back,” Helen introduced for the 3rd time. “I knew you’d be going again to Sophie’s flat, so i presumed I’d stay up for you there. I nonetheless have a key, so i will feed her bloody tropical fish while she’s away. ” Why me, notion Lindsay wildly. Answering her unstated query, Helen endured. “With you being there this afternoon, Rosalind notion you could have spotted an individual placing round. And besides,” she extra mysteriously, “there are issues concerned that I don’t imagine Rosalind might be too chuffed to inform the police approximately. ” “What do you suggest? ” Lindsay requested. “Oh, I’ll depart Rosalind to inform you all approximately it. It’ll be higher coming from her. How did you get on with Claire? inform all! ” Lindsay gave Helen a quick rundown on her day, punctuated at usual durations with Helen’s sharp exclamations. while she reached the assembly with Cordelia, Helen exploded in righteous anger as incandescent as her flaming pink hair. “The nerve of the girl! ” she declared. “I wish you despatched her away along with her guts in a paper bag! ” Lindsay drew up in Caird residence vehicle park, announcing, “What’s the purpose, Helen? She’s bought each correct to her personal existence. i used to be the one that did the strolling. ” She obtained out and slammed the automobile door, including as they walked over to the residences, “I don’t imagine i used to be doing her a lot strong by means of the top. once I left, her writer’s block disappeared, and she or he wrote the simplest publication of her profession, by means of all bills. i suppose she’s at an advantage with no me. ” prior to Helen may possibly answer, Lindsay used Rosalind’s spare keys to allow them to into the block and headed immediately for the lifts. “It’s the 8th ground, isn’t it? ” she requested, her finger soaring over the button. “That’s right,” Helen responded, eventually understanding that Lindsay didn’t are looking to talk about Cordelia extra. once they rang Rosalind’s bell, the door was once opened shortly by means of a uniformed police constable. “We’re neighbors of Ms. Campbell,” Helen introduced, sweeping earlier him within the slim corridor.

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