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Frost at Christmas
     

Frost at Christmas

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by R.D. Wingfield, R. D. Wingfield (Introduction)
 

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Ten days to Christmas and Tracey Uphill, aged eight, hasn't come home from Sunday school. Her mother, a pretty young prostitute, is desperate. Enter Detective Inspector Jack Frost, sloppy, scruffy and insubordinate. To help him investigate the case of the missing child, Frost has been assigned a new sidekick, the Chief Constable's nephew. Fresh to provincial Denton in

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Ten days to Christmas and Tracey Uphill, aged eight, hasn't come home from Sunday school. Her mother, a pretty young prostitute, is desperate. Enter Detective Inspector Jack Frost, sloppy, scruffy and insubordinate. To help him investigate the case of the missing child, Frost has been assigned a new sidekick, the Chief Constable's nephew. Fresh to provincial Denton in an oversmart suit, Detective Constable Clive Barnard is an easy target for Frost's withering satire. 
   Assisted and annoyed by Barnard, Frost, complete with a store of tasteless anecdotes to fit every occasion, proceeds with the investigation in typically unorthodox style. After he's consulted a local witch, Dead Man's Hollow yields up a skeleton. Frost finds himself drawn into an unsolved crime from the past and risks not only his career, but also his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553571684
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Series:
Jack Frost Series , #1
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
393,792
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

After a successful career writing for radio, R.D. WINGFIELD turned his attention to fiction and created the character of D.I. Jack Frost, who has featured in the titles A Touch of Frost, Frost at Christmas, Night Frost, Hard Frost, Winter Frost and A Killing Frost. The series has been adapted for television as the perennially popular A Touch of Frost starring David Jason. R.D. Wingfield died in 2007.

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Frost at Christmas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Can be read in one night and leave you with a distinclty melancholic feeling afterwards