A Partridge in a Pear Tree (short story)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: December 2011
Duration: 0 hours 19 minutes
First story in a collection of interlinked tales of crime and retribution laced with dark humour, set around the festive season
Billy Partridge wasn't really cut out to be a cat burglar, but it was 'do the job, or come up with thirteen grand by Thursday, or have both legs shattered'.
'Do the job' seemed the least worst option. But he's about to find out just how bad the least worst option can be...