Gash, Jonathan / Die dancing
Author Gash, Jonathan
Title Die dancing
Publish Date 2000
Publisher Macmillan
ISBN 0333901053
Series Dr. Clare Burtonall series ; 3
Type Fiction (Paper)
LC Call # PR6057.A728D53 2000
Genre Detective and mystery fiction
Subject Burtonall, Clare (Fictitious character)--Fiction
Bonn (Fictitious character)--Fiction
Women physicians--Fiction
Escort services--Fiction
Male prostitutes--Fiction
Synopsis At the Palais Rocco newly divorced Dr. Clare Burtonall is taking dancing lessons with her young lover Bonn, hired from the Pleases Escort Agency. The vibrant dancehall is a world away from the dank, disused garage across town in which one Terence Dulworth is facing a terrifyingly brutal death.
Or it it? For Dulworth, aka Dulsie, was a "fixer" for important businessmen of the city, including the MP D'Lindsay and, more importantly, Claire's ex-husband, Clifford. A fact not lost on Detective Inspector Hassell, leading the murder investigation. Added to this, Clare has recently set up a new medical practice unaware that her clandestine sponsor is none other than the Pleases Agency.
And it is certainly a dangerous time to be linked with them. For Dulsie's slaying and repeated death threats against Zen, one of Bonn's associates, have left the Agency on red alert. If Zen is also murdered, retribution will be swift ...