By Nury Vittachi
A homicide within the Philippines, a kidnapping in Thailand, grand robbery automobile in Singapore; it truly is simply one other day on the workplace for CF Wongand his slacker assistant Joyce. extra feng shui grasp than detective, Wong could a lot fairly receives a commission, cross domestic and positioned his ft up, yet that is simply unlikely to take place. they're favourite - everywhere Asia! complicated crimes, creative schemes, unique destinations and bucketloads of appeal, The Feng Shui Detective's Casebook is Vittachi at his witty, unique most sensible.
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But the sill was slippery with some sort of lichen, and her right foot, which was bearing her weight, started to slide backwards. She reached out to grab the curtain, but it swung away as she attempted to get a grip on it. ‘Bugger,’ said Joyce as she fell forwards into the darkness and felt herself descending into tepid water. Her head hit something hard and cold and she blacked out. The last thing she remembered was the stench of fish. ’ said Wong, lowering the handset. ’ He picked up his lo pan and put it into his battered case.
Fish of this sort cost hundreds or even thousands of American dollars each, and were regularly auctioned at high prices. Good breeding fish were sometimes fish-napped. Advising on fish security had become a distressingly common part of Wong’s business in the past few months. In the past year, thieves had regularly broken into homes and stolen fish while leaving money and jewellery behind. 26 The Feng Shui Detective PAGES 19/10/06 2:13 PM Page 27 THE CASE OF THE FISHY FLAT ‘Fish very important. ’ Wong touched his fingertips together as he spoke.
That’s when she discovered that she was locked in. Neither the front nor back door would open. Each was triple-locked. She recalled the padlock and chain on the gate outside the front door. 41 The Feng Shui Detective PAGES 19/10/06 2:13 PM Page 42 The Feng Shui Detective ’s Casebook She was trapped. Her mobile phone still wasn’t working and there was no landline in the apartment. How was she going to get out? She went out onto the balcony and tried to climb back up onto the roof, to see if she could get out the way she had entered.