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258. When the genius fucks up

“When the genius fucks up, that’s when I step in,” she told me.

Her workplace was an insignificant nook of Scotland Yard, hidden between the broom closet and the exit sign. It contained an ugly grey desk, a dial telephone, an early nineties computer and a wall of dusty filing cabinets. For 23 years she had been the Yard’s best kept secret. Now, she was about to blow the lid off its most famous consulting detective.

 

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114. An open and shut case

“An open and shut case, don’t you think?”

The consulting detective had only been on the crime scene for two seconds when he uttered those words. It wasn’t the first time he’d said them but he’d never said them this soon.

 

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