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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 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
this is the second book in the Jack Frost series. I enjoyed Christmas Frost. I found the Jack to be crude & humorous and it's a fast-paced mystery. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maria M
Vintage Frost- quirky humour lots of crimes,foils at every turn
It is the type of book that keeps ones interested until the final chapter I also watched him on the TV but the books are much more interesting.Published 7 months ago by marg
DI Jack Frost is assigned to work while most of the station is attending a retirement party. When summoned to a public restroom by a beat cop, Frost finds a murder victim. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Auntie Annie
DI Jack Frost is such a genuinely unpredictable yet likeable character.
Have already bought the next book in the series.
"Plan? Since when did I ever make plans? I shall just barge in and hope for the best."
Dishevelled, disorganized Inspector Jack Frost is more a gambler than... Read more
This is another of the DI Jack Frost British police investigation mysteries, and my evaluation of it is the same as that of Winter Frost. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Gretchen Tremoulet
Received the ordered book way before the expected arrival date in perfect condition. It is a book I read many years ago and wasn't sure how a seller could keep such a prize in... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Deborah E Reek