The Doctor looked up at her, with a grin. "The up to your armpits in corpses by the third chapter kind of mystery? Or the I seem to have misplaced my spectacles kind of mystery?"
"The second." Rose blinked, making a mental note to avoid mystery novels. "I can't find my nail file."
Wriggling out from under the console, the Doctor handed Rose her file. "I've been using it to clean around the switches."
"Thanks." Rose noted the gunk build-up on the end and handed it back. "You keep it."
dw100 — challenge #71: hardboiled detective novel