Would a man really use his dying breath to play Russian roulette with his soul? If what Fred Howerd revealed under the seal of confession is true, then a grave miscarriage of justice has been allowed to lie festering for over 20 years - and that, for the Whitebridge police, is political dynamite. DCI Monika Paniatowski argues with the Chief Constable that it will be almost impossible to solve a case which is almost history.
But the real reason for her reluctance to take it on is more to do with her own past than with Howerd’s - because if she does solve it, there is a strong chance she will destroy the man who has been almost a father to her.…
©2010 Alan Rustage (P)2011 Soundings
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