By Anthony Bidulka
On the useless finish of a desolate, nation highway a past due evening assembly all at once turns into an ambush. homosexual deepest detective Russell Quant is confronted with own threats he cannot forget about, a pal who could be a foe and a cagey patron with a treacherous monkey on his again. As Quant trails a menacing blackmailer identified in basic terms as Loverboy, he reveals himself immersed within the dead night international of e-dating and parking zone romance. Lured to manhattan urban, Quant exams his wit, knowledge and wiles from the previous grandeur of 5th road to the kaleidoscope international of Broadway and electrical night-spots. the quick velocity keeps while Quant returns to Saskatoon the place he grapples with decoys and deceit, realising that not anyone is as they seem. danger becomes lethal truth and the necessity to discover the id of Loverboy turns into more and more determined. Quant deftly manoeuvres during the twists and turns of a dangerous case and private existence rife with its personal mystique and mayhem.
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It is an unfortunate matter of showmanship, one that our board of directors debates heatedly every year. The winner of every other category is indeed kept secret until the actual announcement at the ceremony. ” “So the bottom line is that anyone could have known who the winner was and anyone could have gotten to that envelope without being detected. There are no obvious suspects here,” I said grimly. ” She had my attention. “Oh? ” “Me,” she said. ” “Are you making a confession, Ms. ” This time a smile did flit across her face.
He nodded. ” He let out a discomfited sigh and stared out a window with frilly window treatment at the frigid blue sky. ” I gave him a look that I hoped was sympathetic. I couldn’t deny some curiosity. And I couldn’t deny my uncertainty about what I really needed to know. I shrugged. “To be honest, I don’t know, Daniel. ” He seemed to accept that and haltingly began his tale. “I was home alone, on the computer doing research. Cheryl was away for the weekend, at her family’s farm. Normally we go to family events together, but I was swamped with work and couldn’t get away for a whole weekend so I stayed behind.
Russell, there is only one candidate for the role of Loverboy,” he said. ” He shrugged and looked a bit sheepish. I thought it best to leave that alone for the moment. ” “That’s what I need a detective for. In my profession I can locate a specific number in reams of financial data if I have enough clues. ” I ripped off the top page of the pad where I’d been taking notes and poised myself over a fresh sheet. “So, what can you tell me about him? ” I looked up and, meeting his eyes said nothing—very meaningfully.