Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.


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Originally published in New Statesman Detective Superintendent William Hendricks was not a happy man. He had drunk too much the night before and he still had a dull, unforgiving headache; someone playing a slow march on a drum inside his head. There was a nasty taste in his mouth and for once it…