Tooth & Nail: An Inspector Rebus Novel - Underground Summary & Analysis

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Flight takes Rebus on a tour of the crime scenes the next morning. Rebus learns the first victim was found on Wolf Street, explaining the name the press has given the killer. The first victim was a prostitute killed in a dark alley. Afterward the killer attempted to hide the body with trash from a nearby trash can. Flight tells Rebus that the prostitute was married to a man who often beat her. This man, Tommy Watkiss, has also been arrested for sexual assault on a number of occasions. Rebus wonders aloud if Watkiss was ever considered a suspect and is told he was, but dismissed almost immediately because his teeth did not match the bite marks on the victims.

The second victim died several miles away from the first, suggesting the killer is mobile. On the way to the scene Rebus and...

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