So as not to show any spoilers I have not included a synopsis, however, if you want to find out more about the story, just click on the book image, or to read more about both book and author go here.
If you don’t really want to read any major spoilers, then you can tease yourself a little more, by reading the first few lines of the story … here.
The closet door opened, but rather than diving out, for some reason Hatton chose to stay hidden, watching carefully as Mr Tescalini selected a jacket from the cupboard, a starched white shirt, a paisley tie. The Italian left, leaving the door ajar, and went off whistling somewhere. And Hatton was out, not looking back for even a second, but keeping up a pace until he turned the corner into Pall Mall, and hailing a hackney, thundered back to St Bart’s, despite all that had happened, ahead of himself.
There was a loud noise emanating from the mortuary room. The sound of hacking, indicating that Monsieur Roumande was already sleeves rolled up, bespattered in gore, and organising some sort of lobotomy or a partitioning of bones. Flies were already thick in the air, the oilcloth on the floor swimming with guts, as Hatton reached the dissection slab where the new cadaver lay. Roumande looked like he had been in a fight with a bear. Taking a cloth, Hatton said, “Here, Albert. I can’t have a conversation until I can see you better!”
Hardcover Edition – page 158 out of 330
As this was an author review request, a lovely complimentary hardcover edition of, ‘The Devil’s Ribbon’, was sent to me by author D.E. Meredith.
This will in no way influence any comments I may express about the book, in any blog articles I may post. Any thoughts or comments will be my own personal opinion and I am in no way being monetarily compensated for this, or any other article.
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