Dangerous Davies, Paperback
2.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


As plain-clothes men go, Dangerous Davies looks like a non-starter. The small fry of petty larceny and minor disturbances in the backwaters of north-west London are his daily round. His philosophising Welsh drinking companion Mod, his outsized and unruly dog Kitty, his quarrels with his landlady Mrs Fulljames - none of these bodes well for the efficient solving of crimes and the outwitting of villainy. But Davies is encouraged by his beautiful friend Jemma, and every so often he stumbles upon something really big.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780099436171



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Named dangerous because he was said to be harmless and he was known by the London police as the ‘last detective’ because he was never sent unless it was a very risky job or there was no one else. He was a drunk, frequently laughed at, often foolish but he never lost hope and always felt that one day he would redeem himself. Among his many shortcomings was that he was never suspicious or cautious and got beaten up on a regular basis. When interviewing a suspect most often he was the one answering all the questions. When he solved a case it was because he drank not despite it.

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film-only, summer-2013, nextRead from August 16 to 17, 2013TV series...1. Missing2. Dangerous By MoonlightNo more of that for me, thank you very much.2 likes

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