By Reginald Hill
First released in nice Britain by way of HarperCollins Publishers in 1971
A friendship renewed; a wedding going bitter; Harry Bentick heads for the Lake District now not realizing if he’s entering into seek of anything or working away.
Then ladies are chanced on murdered within the excessive fells, and all at once there’s doubtless approximately it.
Set in his local Cumberland, this was once Reginald Hill’s first actual novel, a special mixture of detective tale, mental mystery and Buchanesque event that used to be to put the basis for plenty of books to return, taking him into the pinnacle ranks of British crime fiction.
‘One of Britain’s so much constantly first-class crime novelists’
—Marcel Berlins, the days
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He shouldn’t have. ” “If he’d discussed it with me, I would have said no. For that matter, I would have said no to anything else he had in mind last night, too. ” I felt a shiver go down my spine at the memory of what happened. “But that still shouldn’t have happened to him. ” I tensed. “Who are these hunter guys, anyhow? Do they think they’re a bunch of Buffy the Vampire Slayers? ” He brought his drink to his lips and took a sip before answering me. ” He smiled then, a genuine smile, but not a pleasant one.
Out of the hallway that was under construction. Away, far away from what I’d just witnessed. I wanted to block it out of my mind. Forget what I’d seen, but it was burned into my brain like a horrific Polaroid photo. Pushing the door to the nearest public washroom open, I ran to a stall and tried to throw up, but there was nothing in my stomach to purge. I was empty. I went to the faucet and splashed cold water on my face, then looked up into the large mirror. There was something in my eyes—a wildness, a deep fear—I’d never seen before, and I didn’t like it at all.
I will be. ” I nodded down at Quinn. ” The way he said it was filled with menace. ” But maybe that was just my interpretation. I hoped so, anyhow. I looked at the friend. He flashed his sharp fangs at me in what he probably thought passed for a friendly smile. The fangs seemed longer than they had a moment ago. ” My stomach sank. Shit. They were going to kill him. I wanted to feel nothing. After all, Quinn had tried to kill me twice, and I didn’t even want to know what other damage he’d done since arriving in Toronto.