Hidden in Plain Sight by Archer Jeffrey

Hidden in Plain Sight by Archer Jeffrey

Author:Archer, Jeffrey [Archer, Jeffrey]
Language: eng
Format: epub
Tags: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General
ISBN: 9781509851355
Publisher: Macmillan
Published: 2020-10-26T13:00:00+00:00

‘Well, that was lethal,’ said Faulkner, leaning down from the dock to talk to his silk. ‘Sir Julian Warwick looked as if he couldn’t wait to get Heath on the stand.’

‘Nor can I,’ said Booth Watson. ‘He’s a flawed individual, and I intend to take him apart limb by limb. I remain confident of getting you off the more serious charge of supplying, although possession will still be a problem.’

‘The police planted the gear as revenge for their abject failure in the missing Rembrandt case,’ said Faulkner.

‘I won’t be mentioning the Rembrandt case,’ said Booth Watson. ‘It would only enable the Crown to inform the jury that you’re serving a four-year suspended sentence for fraud. They’re not allowed to mention any previous convictions unless we raise the subject first. However, three of your dinner guests are willing to swear under oath that no one was offered so much as a joint, and a fourth will testify that he’s never known you to take a drug in your life.’

‘Then he can’t have known me very long,’ said Faulkner.


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