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The Blond Baboon ( #6 in Amsterdam Cops series)
The Blond Baboon - #6 in Amsterdam Cops series Author:Janwillem van de Wetering Those amiable Dutch Detectives Grijpstra and de Gier are back again on a new murder case and their most complicated one so far. — The body of Elaine Carnet--a middle-aged alcoholic, owner of a well-established furniture company, and former nightclub singer is lying at the foot of her garden steps, her blond curls plastered to her head in the delu... more »ge of a hurricane, her lips frozen into a macabre grin.
It seems clear that she was pushed to her death, but by whom? Her daughter, who clearly lied on the evening of the murder and had no compunctions about seducing de Gier's young colleague the next day? Her business partner, the slippery Mr. Bergen? The excitable young salesman from the Italian supplier who was juggling the books? Or was it the Blond Baboon, her former sales manager as well as lover, a most bizarre fellow whose whole life seemed to be based on doing the unexpected?« less