"Tightening of the Bond"
Author: R.T. Lawton
Published: July 1, 2012 by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
Series Name: Twin Brothers Bail Bond series
Category: Mystery short story
Main Character: Theodore & The Proprietor
“Tightening of the Bond,” in AHMM’s July/August 2012 issue is 10th in the Twin Brothers Bail Bond series. It seems a crooked Police Captain who supplies information and police protection to the bond firm has been accused of murder and it’s now up to the firm’s proprietor to save their bent copper if he is to be of any further use. Theodore must act as courier to carry out the proprietor’s plan, however Theodore’s curiosity means there will be one more corpse to be found.