The First Time Ever

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The First Time Ever

Are you tired of reading crime novels with the stereotypical heavy drinking, chain smoking, overweight detective, who can’t make a relationship last? Well meet Ted Darling from Stockport England. He doesn’t drink, he doesn’t smoke, he doesn’t eat junk food. and he is seriously in love.. with his long term partner – Trev. He’s also very good at his job, his team love him, in fact, everybody loves Ted!

The First Time Ever
Ted Darling was about to kill a man. For the first time in his life…

Ted’s a Specialist Firearms Officer, and a good one. With a promising career in front of him. Then he meets someone who could change everything but who can’t live with his police role.
Ted’s wanted to be a copper since he was nine. Can he find a new opening within the force which is his surrogate family?
Despite being trained to shoot to kill, Ted’s good with people. They like him, they trust him, so they talk to him. His skills get him noticed and he’s seconded to help with a big CID operation. It isn’t long before he’s facing his first murder case.
Has he made the right choice in switching jobs? Or is he, as his Firearms boss warns him, about to commit career suicide?