Stakeout (Stanley Hastings, Book 18) by Parnell Hall

By Parnell Hall

The new crime mystery within the ever-funny and captivating Stanley Hastings secret sequence, that includes the one detective in big apple urban who doesn't hold a gun

Stanley Hastings eventually felt like a true PI, staking out a brand new Jersey inn to get facts on a woman's dishonest husband.

It must have been a section of cake. merely the husband wasn't dishonest, anyone killed him, and the law enforcement officials are attempting to pin the homicide at the guy apprehended on the scene, who simply occurs to be Stanley.

To transparent his identify, Stanley will finally end up leaping bail, impersonating a police officer, staking out a mob boss, and appropriating a homicide weapon from a sassy Jersey lady who retains attempting to distract him by way of ripping her outfits off.

And that's only for starters...

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You do what you’re told and there won’t be any unpleasantness. This is what you’ve got to do. While Martin is dressing you’ll take that case with the papers in it and put it outside the study window on the window-sill, and you’ll leave the window unlatched. Now that’s absolutely all I’m asking you to do. It won’t take half a minute, and there’s no risk about it at all. The case will be back again on the study table before you’ve finished your dinner, and Martin will never know it’s been out of the house.

Her colour burned too. ” Miss Silver met the indignant gaze with a steady one. ” Without an instant’s hesitation Dorinda drove both hands into the pockets of her tweed coat. They were deep and capacious. They should have been empty. They were not empty. The fact struck her a blow which was as hard as it was unexpected. She felt as if she had missed a step and come down in the dark. Her eyes widened, her colour rose brightly. Her hands came up out of the pockets with a scatteration of stockings, handkerchiefs, and ribbon.

I am prepared to swear that this lady never turned back, and that she could not possibly have taken the mimosa spray. I was interested in her, and there was never a time when I could not see at least the top of her head. She could not have reached the mimosa spray from where she was, and she did not turn back. That is the first point. The second one is this. As the people moved on, there were naturally gaps between them. Through one such gap I saw one of the two young women I have mentioned in the act of withdrawing her hand from this lady’s coat pocket.

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