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By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne investigates a homicide devoted via an amnesiac

Arthur Devlin wakes up so hungover that for a second, he thinks the send is sinking. As he will get his bearings, he realizes the single hurricane is inside of his personal head—and he isn't on a boat in any respect. the very last thing he recollects is being passed one other drink at his going-away social gathering. That used to be twelve days in the past. Devlin has awoken in a sleazy resort room, wearing a stranger's ratty outfits, with a bump on his brow and a useless guy at his ft. the telephone earrings: a girl who calls him Joey asks if he went via with the homicide. Devlin has no selection yet to assert yes.

To discover if he's relatively a killer, Devlin hires Mike Shayne. Shayne has twenty-four hours to fill within the gaps of his client's memory—and he'll detect issues that Devlin might quite remain forgotten.

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She might have screamed before the butler was out of earshot. He had just had to chance it. ” He came and sat in the opposite corner of the sofa, after which he put out his hand and said in a pleasant conversational voice, “Well, Linnet, I thought it would be you, but I had to make sure. ” As she continued to gaze at him in frozen horror he took her by the hand. “My dear girl, pull yourself together! ” Perhaps it was the warm, virile clasp and the dancing light in the dark eyes, perhaps it was the memories which these evoked.

Standing like that, she felt the warmth of the fire beat against the cold of her body. No, it wasn’t just her body that was cold. It was something no fire could ever warm again. There was a chintz-covered chair drawn up to the hearth. She sank down on it and buried her face in her hands. In the study Gregory Porlock was pouring out drinks. “Glad you were able to make it early. ” Geoffrey Masterman resembled his sister rather strongly. No one seeing them together could be in any doubt as to their relationship.

As she continued to gaze at him in frozen horror he took her by the hand. “My dear girl, pull yourself together! ” Perhaps it was the warm, virile clasp and the dancing light in the dark eyes, perhaps it was the memories which these evoked. Her gaze wavered. ” Gregory Porlock nodded. “I don’t look dead—do I? ” He had both of her hands by now, and he could feel them quivering and jerking like two little frightened wild things. He kept his hold of them and said, “Come along, wake up! There’s nothing for you to get into a state about.

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