By James Hadley Chase
While Steve Jaffe came across million cash worthy of diamonds hidden within the wall of his villa in Saigon, he had no purpose of giving up the loot. All he needed to do was once arrange an go out visa and go away, until eventually his houseboy threatened to visit the police. Jaffe had purely intended to forestall him, yet as an alternative he reveals himself a felon with homicide on his fingers. With little probability to maintain his mystery, Jaffe turns into a guy at the run, and the single individual he can belief is a gorgeous girl who's ready to do whatever to avoid wasting him.
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Yes, the smugglers have been hitting us pretty hard lately. My superiors are after me to do something, but I can't seem to do it. " "You see, Tom, they've stopped, temporarily, bringing goods over the St. Lawrence. They're working now in the neighborhood of Huntington, Canada, and the dividing line between the British possessions and New York State, runs along solid ground there. " asked Ned. "Well, they haven't been of any aid to us so far," was the answer. " asked Tom. "Well, it was because we were too sharp after them when they tried to run things across the line afoot, or by wagons," replied the agent.
First we're a comet and then we're a meteor," said Ned with a laugh. "Oh. " went on Mr. Damon, capering about. "Bless my telephone book. " "I'm here now, Mr. " shouted Tom, as he alighted from the airship. " CHAPTER X. OFF FOR THE BORDER 36 Tom Swift and his Great Searchlight "Bless my" began Mr. Damon, but he couldn't think of nothing strong enough for a moment, until he blurted out "dynamite cartridge! Bless my dynamite cartridge! Tom Swift! His searchlight! " Then Tom shut off the glare, and, as Mr.
Well, I wouldn't say that. At the same time it may have leaked out that we are after the smugglers in an airship and it may be that Mr. Whitford doesn't want the Fogers to know I'm on the ground until he has a chance to work up his clew. " "Well, maybe it's a good plan," agreed Tom. "Of course," began Tom, "it would be" He was interrupted by a shout from Koku, who had gone to the motor room, for the giant was as fascinated over machinery as a child. As he yelled there came a grinding, pounding noise, and the big ship seemed to waver, to quiver in the void, and to settle toward the earth.
A Lotus for Miss Quon by James Hadley Chase