Death Comes for the Fat Man (Dalziel and Pascoe Mysteries) by Reginald Hill

By Reginald Hill

Now not for a moment did Pascoe admit the potential of loss of life. Dalziel used to be indestructible. Dalziel is, and was once, and ceaselessly will probably be, global eternally, amen . . . leader constables may perhaps come and leader constables may possibly cross, yet fats Andy went on without end. Barreling his method into an research of attainable terrorist actions, Superintendent Andy Dalziel is stuck within the blast of a major explosion at a video shop—and in simple terms "Fat Andy's" massive bulk prevents his colleague, leader Inspector Peter Pascoe, from ache an analogous destiny. Now Dalziel lies on a health facility mattress slightly clinging to existence, whereas Pascoe continues to be made up our minds to discover these liable. however the fact isn't constantly cut-and-dried, and occasionally people who find themselves sworn to terror's destruction are much more harmful than the foe they want to annihilate.

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The Force can’t spare its Blue Smarties in these troubled times. ” 34 reginald hill She went out of the room. Pascoe stared at the closed door for a while, then shoved back the sheet and swung his legs onto the floor. He was surprised to find how weak this simple movement left him and he was still sitting on the bed, nerving himself to test his knee, when Wield came in. ” demanded the sergeant. ” “Not now you’re not,” said Wield. Something in his tone alerted Pascoe that the sergeant wasn’t just coming the nurse substitute.

He said, “That would have been tidy, but no, he wasn’t. ” exclaimed Geoff B, determined not to let go of his anger. “Is that all you’re concerned about? ” Andre looked at him coldly. “Mebbe you’d be more concerned if you’d been the one he clocked,” he said. That shut the bugger up. ” In the planning the bugger had needed to act like he was in charge, so now let’s see if he could carry the can. ” “Course you did. Clever thinking. But sometimes being clever’s not enough. You’ve got to be lucky too.

His voice creaked into silence. “I’ll clean it,” said Ellie, stooping to kiss him. “Now I’ve got to dash. But you won’t be lonely. ” She grinned as she spoke and a few moments later Pascoe realized why. The door slowly opened and a dolorous visage appeared, its brow puckered with uncertainty, like a sheep contemplating a gap in the hedge which separated its field from a busy motorway. “Hector,” he said. “Nice of you to visit. ” He was surprised to hear himself make the joke. Usually he made a conscious effort not to join in the friendly piss-taking which Hector provoked among his colleagues.

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