Crime writer’s book sales soar after husband slain like twisted plot
Rajendra Shepherd | Cait Maloney
It was a long shot; but Muriel could never feel safe now. Not unless… facing the good detective, her nerves jangled. She wished he would finish his coffee and just say ‘yes'.
"What exactly did your husband say?" the officer asked.
She glanced out the window and let the sun dazzle her blackened lashes.
"You're finished!" is what he said.
Days before Derek had smiled lovingly as Muriel dialled her publisher - her great crime thriller was written, finally. The officer didn't like it one bit. But 10,000 in any currency was a big number. And those eyes…they spoke volumes.