By Merline Lovelace
Even a robotic puppy can sniff out trouble...
USAF Lieutenant Samantha Spade is within the warmth of the west Texas wasteland trying out a dog-like robotic for army use, whilst the machine leads her and her crew to a pick-up truck. the driving force comes at them with a gun-and is shot in self-defense via Sam's good friend. after which a grotesque discovery is made: 3 human heads in a cooler behind the truck.
Because the lifeless guy was once at the FBI's such a lot sought after checklist, Sam stands to get a hefty present. Too undesirable the know-how to maintain her shady ex-husband from sniffing out money has but to be invented. His visual appeal, in addition to scary matters from her boyfriend's prior, make it challenging to inform simply who's answerable for the pipe-wielding thug who assaults her. All Sam understands is that her success has taken a doggone flip for the worse...
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But then, when it really hit me, I slapped my fist forward, hitting his fingers and knocking the lighter away. It winked out and clattered against the floor. I'd knocked over a glass and it rolled on the table top, the liquor and water dripping off the table's edge. There was no illumination behind Stone, only the reflection from those spotlights focused on the dance floor, but there was enough of a glow so that I could see him start to move. He seemed slumped in the chair, but was still upright.
I'm going out to see him now. " Senator Carter spoke for the first time since I'd come in this evening. "Perhaps we should wait here until Mr. Scott can report on what he learns. " Beasley shrugged, but Sebastian Wise got to his feet. "You can call me at home if anything important comes up. " He looked Page 21 Wailing Frail, A Shell Scott Detective Mystery at me and grinned. " He went out. After a little more conversation I was ready to leave. Paula stopped by me a moment at the door. " I told her I'd be back in no time, and she gave me a smile that would last me at least an hour.
Fortunately there were no ladies resting and when I came out I saw the word "Manager" on a door across from me, but the room beyond it was empty. I went back to where Stone lay. The big guy was still standing alongside the body. Satin wasn't in sight. I went through the curtained archway and down a narrow passageway to a hall lined with closed doors. I saw one door with a silver star on it and knocked. " "Shell Scott. " Satin opened the door. She held a cloth in her hand and was removing the make-up from her face; but she hadn't changed the outfit she wore in her act.