Down the hall strolled Donahue, the house detective—Donahue the leisurely.
The manager of the hotel and a house detective were also in the group.
Trembling like an aspen, the little maid opened it, and the burly form of a house detective appeared at the entrance.
At this juncture the house detective appeared at the doorway.
I complained to Mr. Philips, the house detective, of the annoyance, as he will tell you.
"But one person, a man, has visited her," answered the house detective.
After showing his credentials to the house detective, information was freely supplied.
It reminded me to wait with what patience I could summon for the house detective.
The house detective paced through the long rooms twice and made a careful survey of the balcony.
If you're the house detective, why do you mix up in this affair?