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Past Tense

A Sloan and Crosby Mystery

Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan

Catherine Aird

Minotaur Books

“Aird’s delicious concoctions are never less than elegant and mischievously sharp.” —The Times (London)

DCI Sloan and Constable Crosby are on the case again. A young girl has been murdered, found dead in the river. But what connection does she have to the recently deceased Josephine Short? Following the twisting trail of evidence, Sloan works to uncover the truth behind the life of Josephine Short and uncover the murderer behind a young girl’s death.

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PAST TENSE (Chapter One)

‘Certainly, madam,’ said the man in the black jacket and striped trousers, pen and notepad at the ready. ‘Now, how many would that be for?’

‘I don’t know exactly,’ muttered Janet, ‘so I can’t tell you.’ She hated being addressed as ‘madam’. What she liked to be called by all and sundry was the friendly, familiar-sounding ‘Jan’ or even her proper Christian name of ‘Janet’, and after that – if the worst came to the worst – ‘Mrs Wakefield’: certainly

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    A Sloan and Crosby Mystery

    Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan

    Catherine Aird

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