Prelude to Love is being proofed, so it’s back to working on Double Exposure, and having fun with Ben and Simon in New Zealand.
“I should expect a proper family inquisition then?” Simon didn’t sound like he was joking.
“I doubt it’s going to be like that,” Ben said although he figured that was exactly what it would be. “I mean how bad can it be? And you’ve had practice at this kind of thing. You’re really good at covering your tracks, for an old guy.”
Simon rolled his eyes. “Far too much practice, although family is different. I don’t like pretending to be—”
Luckily, a sharp rap at the door interrupted whatever he’d been about to say.
“That’s didn’t take long.” Ben had though they’d have to wait at least an hour before anyone turned up.
“He was in the area.” Simon got up to answer the door. “Apparently.” He sniffed the air. “A werewolf. Interesting.”
The man who walked in had dark hair, and eyes, and a runner’s build. His expression was nothing less than suspicious. Nevertheless, he held out his hand once they were inside. “Detective Garrick Frater, Wellington PD. You must be Hawthorne. The council warned me I was meeting a vampire.”