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They scrubbed me for doing my job. ’ I hung up on my best friend. I had to get out of the house. I drove to the Redgum gym in Leichhardt and threw myself into a workout routine much more severe than usual—double sets on the machines, longer on the treadmill. I worked up a sweat and stuck at the free weights until I reached ‘fail’—when you can’t do another lift—something I usually avoid like the plague. Wesley Scott, the West Indian proprietor and trainer, gave me a massage. Deep tissue. Hurt like hell.
It wasn’t her area, was it? ’ ‘Raises interesting possibilities, doesn’t it? Say the detective looks through Lily’s stuff and sees he can go in for some blackmail for the big bucks on the basis of what she’s written. ’ I hadn’t finished the drink and was sucking in some of the rapidly cooling fresh air. Scepticism was setting in. ’ ‘Have to be. The blank drives need explaining. The killer wants to eliminate Lily. Not worried about what she’s writing. The cop sees possibilities in what she’s writing.
2. Private investigators – New South Wales – Sydney – Fiction. I. Title. 3 Set in 12/14 pt Adobe Garamond by Midland Typesetters, Australia Printed in Australia by McPherson’s Printing Group 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 For Lesley McFadzean Contents part one 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 part two 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 part one 1 Following my last major case, I was given a suspended sentence for various offences. This, together with an earlier serious infringement and a brief prison spell, caused the police board that handles the licensing of private enquiry agents to scrub me for life.