The Bad Detective

The Bad Detective

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Baker & Taylor
Hardworking Detective Sergeant Jack Stallworthy is offered a new life on the island paradise of Ko Samui in exchange for one file from police headquarters, but as he tries to finish the deal, he is drawn further and further into the criminal underworld he is sworn to fight.

Blackwell North Amer
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 Samul, 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 Samul.
But the incriminating file turns out to be very hard indeed to get, 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.

& Taylor

The initial offer of an island paradise in exchange for a stolen file leads Detective Sergeant Jack Stallworthy into a series of crimes

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 1999
ISBN: 9780312243715
Characteristics: 279 p. ; 22 cm


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