Killing Time: An Inspector Bill Slider Mystery

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Avon Twilight, 1998 - Fiction - 278 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 (1998)

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles was born in London in 1948. She attended the University of Edinburgh and University College London, where she studied English, history and philosophy. She wrote her first novel while in college and won the Young Writers' Award for The Waiting Game in 1972, but did not become a full-time writer until 1979 with the start of the Morland Dynasty series. In 1993, she won the RNA Novel of the Year Award for Emily, the third volume of the Kirov Trilogy. She also writes the Bill Slider Mystery series and under the pen names Elizabeth Bennett and Emma Woodhouse.

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