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A Touch of Frost

Wingfield, Rodney

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ISBN 10: 0770106641 / ISBN 13: 9780770106645
Published by Paperjacks Ltd., Toronto, New York, 1987
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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"A Paperjacks original . . . November, 1987." Minor rub to corners and front edge of spine -- in better shape than most MM paperbacks when sold new, and NO reading creases; unread. Best of three now on offer; 353 pp. Reduced from $45. Bookseller Inventory # 001474

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Title: A Touch of Frost

Publisher: Paperjacks Ltd., Toronto, New York

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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Detective Inspector Jack Frost, offically on duty, is nevertheless determined to sneak off to a colleague's leaving party. But first the corpse of a well-known local junkie is found blocking the drain of a Denton public lavatory - and then, when Frost attempts to join the revels later on, the nubile daughter of a wealthy businessman is reported missing.

Sleepy Denton has never known anything like the crime wave which now threatens to submerge it. A robbery occurs at the town's notorious strip joint, the pampered son of a local MP is suspected of a hit-and-run offence and, to top it all, a multiple rapist is on the loose. Frost is reeling under the strain, his paperwork is still in arrears and now, more than ever, his self-righteous colleagues would love to see him sacked. But the manic Frost manages to assure his superior that all is under control. Now he has only to convince himself.

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'A funny, frantic, utterly refreshing brew' Sunday Telegraph

Detective Inspector Jack Frost, officially on duty, is nevertheless determined to sneak off to a colleague's leaving party.But first the corpse of a well-known local junkie is found blocking the drain of a Denton public lavatory - and then, when Frost attempts to join the revels later on, the nubile daughter of a wealthy businessman is reported missing.

Sleepy Denton has never known anything like the crime wave which now threatens to submerge it.A robbery occurs at the town's notorious strip joint, the Coconut Grove, the pampered son of a local MP is suspected of a hit-and-run offence and, to top it all, a multiple racist is on the loose.Frost is reeling under the strain, his paperwork is still in arrears and now, more than ever, his self-righteous colleagues would love to see him sacked.But the manic Frost manages to assure his superior that all is under control.Now he has only to convince himself...

'What impresses most is the extraordinarily vivid interplay between the police characters.Frost himself is splendidly drawn' The Times

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