Twelve Chinks and a Woman
James Hadley Chase
just one guy might fulfill Glorie Leadler's longing for love and affection. And notwithstanding this golden-haired little bit of female dynamite can have had a dozen males at her ft for the asking, it used to be a solitary Asian who made her center beat speedy. while jealous competitors tore that hour of darkness love from Glorie's fingers, her over-heated feelings burst forth in a volcano of love-stricken vengeance that rocked Florida and left a mark on many men's souls.
details and he received civility. He thanked the motive force, then spoiled it by way of now not hiring the cab. the motive force advised him he'd take him all around the city for twenty-five cents. Fenner stated that he'd relatively stroll. He went on, ultimate his ears to what the motive force acknowledged. It used to be too sizzling to struggle, besides. by the point he reached Flagler street his ft started to harm. It used to be like strolling on a red-hot range. on the nook of Flagler and Thompson he gave up and flagged a cab. while he settled himself within the cab he.
Awkward. Marian would not stand for Harry, so I gave her the slip and got here again to Florida.” Fenner came visiting and sat at the mattress. “Either you are telling loads of lies, in any other case there is somethin' i have neglected in all this,” he stated. Glorie shook her head backward and forward. “I'm no longer lying,” she acknowledged. “Why should still I?” “Listen, did you assert whatever for your sister approximately twelve Chinamen?” “Twelve Chinamen? Why may still I?” “Don't retain sayin' 'Why should still I?'“ Fenner stated savagely. “It confuses me.” As.
Him to the door, driven it open and went in. Noolen, Kemerinski and Alex sat around the table. A black unlabelled bottle and glasses stood ahead of them, and so they all have been smoking. all of them seemed up, their faces startled, then, seeing Fenner, they comfortable. Noolen scowled at him. “What do you name this?” he stated bitterly. “Schaife and Scalfoni lifeless, and those men approximately shot to hell. This your suggestion of smashing Carlos?” Fenner wasn't within the temper to mess around with Noolen. He placed his fingers flat.
anyplace correct now.” Fenner stated impatiently, “Stick round, stick round. Ain't you on my payroll no more?” Paula settled herself extra with ease. whilst he used to be like this she knew it used to be higher to permit him have his manner. “Unless this dame contacts me, the case will peter out. i have no bring about cross on. i do not be aware of who she is. She may perhaps come from anyplace. All i do know is she's acquired a sister who is drawn to twelve Chinamen. If the lifeless Chink was once one among them, there are just 11 for her to be.
Handkerchief and wiped his face. Paula placed her face in her palms and started to cry correctly. Fenner sat down at the back of his table. He unpeeled his whiskey-soaked collar and dropped it into the trash basket, then he wiped his neck rigorously with the handkerchief. They sat there for a number of mins, the silence simply damaged via the tough sound of Paula's sobs. Fenner felt like hell. The again of his head threatened to separate open. The aspect of his face ached with a dangerous throb, and the grazed, furious bruise.