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Title:
A touch of Frost
Author:
Wingfield, R. D.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Bantam edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Bantam Books, 1995.

©1987
Physical Description:
359 pages ; 18 cm
General Note:
"Crime line."

"A Jack Frost mystery"--Cover.
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780553571691
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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.


Author Notes

After a successful career writing for radio, R.D. WINGFIELD turned his attention to fiction and created the character of D.I. Jack Frost, who has featured in the titles A Touch of Frost, Frost at Christmas, Night Frost, Hard Frost, Winter Frost and A Killing Frost . The series has been adapted for television as the perennially popular A Touch of Fros t starring David Jason. R.D. Wingfield died in 2007.


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