Killing time: an Inspector Bill Slider mystery

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Avon Twilight, Feb 1, 1999 - Fiction - 280 pages
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After receiving a series of threatening correspondence, a gender-bending, erotic male dancer had pleaded with Slider for help. But the wily policeman doesn't respond until it's too late -- and the dancer has been murdered Probing the tim's sordid career, Slider plunges into a world of seedy nightclubs to interrogate table-dancers, prostitutes, pimps, and cabinet ministers with some very peculiar peccadilloes. When the vicious attack of a popular constable links itself to the dancer's murder, Slider delves even deeper to find the connection between the two incidents. As the pressure mounts, he must work his trusted gray matter to the quick if he wants to prevent a savage murderer from killing again.

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Review: Killing Time (Bill Slider #6)

User Review  - Gabi Coatsworth - Goodreads

I enjoy these contemporary mysteries set in West London, partly because it's my old stamping ground. But even if you don't know Shepherd's Bush and East Acton, you'll still get the flavour of the ... Read full review

Review: Killing Time (Bill Slider #6)

User Review  - Tracyk - Goodreads

The Bill Slider series is a very good police procedural series set in the UK. I remember them as being very heavy on the personal lives of the protagonist and the other regulars in the series. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born and educated in Shepherd's Bush, London and had a variety of jobs in the commercial world, starting as a junior cashier at Woolworth's and working her way down to Pensions Officer at the BBC. She won the Young Writer's Award in 1973, and became a full-time writer in 1978. She is the author of sixty successful novels to date, including the twenty-five volumes of the Morland Dynasty series.