Somehow, Charlie's found himself back in the suburb he grew up desperate to leave, playing the same old records to groups of pissed-up punters at weddings and 40th birthday parties. He loves his wife and their new baby, but it wasn't meant to be like this. Early one morning he learns that his brother has been involved in a fatal accident. It seems that Leo, a seasoned Tom Waits impersonator, has been running a dodgy detective agency on the side. His last case involved a missing dog. As Charlie picks up the investigation he discovers a trail which leads uncomfortably close to home... With his trademark ability to skewer people, with all their vanities and weaknesses, to the page, Andrew Holmes delivers a darkly funny and compelling detective story that shows just how hard it is to escape the past.In the dark study his monitor blasted white light on to his face, casting him in the role of the nervous air-traffic controller. aJust let it ring, ... aJust please let the fucking thing ring out, he said, but this time to himself, Apple R-ing. Then the ... He flexed his fingers self-consciously, like a maestro at his piano keyboard, suit- tails swept back. Normally it ... but eBay was running slowly, he was sure of it. Hold the lineanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rain Dogs and Love Cats|