Over 7 days, here are 7 tastes of the Harry short stories in Harry Kenmare, PI - At Your Service, with their opening lines …
Here's #4 - "The Lonely Corpse".
She was standing outside my office door: fretful, indecisive, uncertain. Clearly in need of help. Like a furtive adolescent outside the VD clinic, for the first time.
The young woman was dowdy, with plain clothes and no make-up.
Unlike Terri I’d taken home from the pub last night. Plenty of make-up, and then no clothes. The reason I was late this morning. Pretty sure her name was Terri. Totally sure the sex was awesome.
And the accompanying image in the book is from the superb Ran Scott.