Audiobook sample from The Jigsaw Man.
English spoken word in Neutral Australian accent.
Middle Aged (35-54)
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the important thing was to stay calm. Not to let him see that he was getting to her again. Rob. I don't have time for this. I'm going to be late for work, Henley said, grabbing her car keys from the side table. That's the problem. You never. The sound of the front door slamming shut drowned out the rest of his words. But she knew they were there. You never have time. Your work always comes first. Detective Inspector Anjelica Henley looked back at the mid terrace house with a freshly painted blue door. She wondered not for the first time. What it said about her that she was happier dealing with rapists and murderers than her own husband. She checked her reflection in the rear view mirror. She had rushed out too quickly and hadn't had the chance to cover up the small scar on her right cheek and the dark circles under her eyes. Henley's phone cut off the latest road traffic reports from BBC London and steven Pelican calling flashed across the screen. Where are you? He said, by way of a greeting, Good morning to you too. I'm on Deptford Broadway. I'll be about 10 minutes, he said, don't come in. I need you to make a detour. The bottom end of Watergate Street. Watergate Street. What for? We've got a case. A bunch of body parts have been found scattered around the area. Too early to say if they belong to the same victim or if it's more than one Amateur is already en route. He'll meet you there