A Lotus for Miss Quon
James Hadley Chase
whilst Steve Jaffe stumbled on million funds worthy of diamonds hidden within the wall of his villa in Saigon, he had no goal of giving up the loot. All he needed to do was once arrange an go out visa and go away, till his houseboy threatened to visit the police. Jaffe had in simple terms intended to forestall him, yet as a substitute he unearths himself a felon with homicide on his palms. With little probability to maintain his mystery, Jaffe turns into a guy at the run, and the one individual he can belief is a gorgeous girl who's ready to do something to save lots of him.
Blackie acknowledged encouragingly, “Besides my many pals, my brother additionally lives in Hong Kong.” there has been one other lengthy pause whereas Blackie probed his enamel with a gold tooth-pick and ,Jaffe stared out around the crowded dance flooring whereas he attempted to make up his brain no matter if to belief Blackie or no longer. eventually, he acknowledged, “A state of affairs has arisen: it’s difficult and strictly personal. a chum of mine might have a fake passport.” Blackie gave an imperceptible begin yet sufficient to puncture his gum with the.
Them catch you into telling them the place I can be hiding,” he acknowledged approximately. “I’ll by no means inform somebody! Never!” She stiffened and spoke fiercely. “No one will ever make me tell!” “And one other factor; you mustn’t inform a person concerning the diamonds; now not even your grandfather. Do you understand?” “Yes.” “You’re yes your grandfather may help me?” “He is smart and type and he might by no means do something to make me unhappy,” she stated proudly. “When I inform him we adore one another, he'll aid you.” Jaffe.
Was.” “What time was once this?” “About 9 o’clock. I can’t say i spotted the precise time.” So Jaffe have been right here, the Inspector inspiration, 5 hours after he had murdered the houseboy. What had he performed meanwhile? there has been a pause, then Blackie requested, “Has anything occurred to this gentleman? I will be sorry if it had.” “He has been abducted by means of Viet Minh bandits. you are going to examine it in tomorrow’s newspapers.” to assert Blackie was once astonished will be a real understatement. He stared at.
Importance.” Nhan felt tears operating down her face. She brushed them away with the again of her hand. The sound of a door beginning made her stiffen. the 2 little males who had drowned Dong Ham in a bucket of water got here in. They paused simply contained in the room, ready. The Colonel signed the paper and passed the dossier to Lam-Than who back to his table, then he checked out the 2 little males. “This lady has info i would like quickly,” he stated. “Take her away and holiday her obstinacy. paintings quick, yet.
Left. He must have remembered you usually bumped into an individual you knew on the Majestic bar. Wade acknowledged he have been snowboarding. He grumbled in regards to the grime of the Saigon river whereas Jaffe merely part listened. Seeing he wasn’t retaining Jaffe’s curiosity, Wade acknowledged, “I’ve acquired carry of a bit of chinese language tail for tonight,” and he leered. “She’s a true dish. I bumped into her at L’Arc-en-Ciel the opposite evening. If she plays the best way she seems to be, I’m in for one hell of a night.” taking a look at the fats, sturdy natured guy.