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The Christmas Egg - Mary Kelly, Martin Edwards

“Do you do murders?” she asked suddenly.

“Not as a rule,” he said, taking her meaning after a bewildered moment. “I have encountered one or two.”

“What then? Robberies and burglaries and that? I suppose that’s bad enough.”

“What do you mean?”

“Well, it’s such a ghastly job, isn’t it? Daddy says in the end all detectives get the same as the greasy people they mix with.”



Brett marched on in silence.