Earth, Air, Fire and Custard (J. W. Wells & Co. Series, Book by Tom Holt

By Tom Holt

J.W. Wells a good institution, however the corporation now paying Paul Carpenter's wage is, in truth, a deeply sinister association with a powerful atypical administration crew. Paul idea he used to be getting the cling of it-particularly while he fell head over heels for his unusually desirable colleague, Sophie-but demise isn't distant if you happen to paintings at J.W. Wells. Our love-struck hero is set to find that custard is easily within the eye of the beholder. And that it fairly stings.

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Panicked, the two robbers ran across a highway, slid down an embankment, and tried to hide under a bridge, which is where the K-9 unit found them. The hamburger heist was over. “What really pisses me off,” one man said to the other as they were being led away in handcuffs, “is that those damn dogs ate all our burgers. ” 33 In the Mood Trooper Robert Bell shared this story of true romance at a very tender age in the Southeast: Bell was headed out to the interstate highway through a small town when he noticed a classic car whipping by at a high rate of speed.

And this one included a prison number. 5 Riches to Rags Officer Brian Hatfield of Brunswick, Georgia, tells a sad story with a comical twist. He stopped a disheveled man behind the wheel of a fairly nice van that had sustained quite a bit of body damage. The driver had been weaving and was obviously a bit inebriated. When Hatfield ran a check on the individual, he found several traffic warrants outstanding. So he brought the guy in for booking. The criminal didn’t even have a dime for his phone call, much less the hundred dollars for bail.

Working undercover narcotics back then was a little more informal than it is today. A “flower child” mentality still prevailed in certain segments of the drug scene. This allowed for spontaneous and often funny moments. At Purdue University, three undercover narcotics agents had been assigned to look for possible links to the drug culture. While cruising near the campus late one summer afternoon, they came upon a bearded hitchhiker with sun-bleached, shoulder-length hair. Peace signs adorned his Levi jacket and his army surplus backpack.

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