By Eric Ambler
Vincent Flavius, a millionaire industrialist, charters a cabin cruiser owned through Ross Barnes. Flavius is at the verge of engineering another sensational monetary coup. Embarkation is decided for Cannes, yet that's the place the difficulty starts. surprise after surprise follows a wierd stumble upon Barnes has with a lady in a dingy café. homicide and kidnapping stick with, in addition to a deadly chase which brings the Sûreté Nationale into speedy motion.
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Shirt and trousers were all that he wore. He looked down steadily. Twenty feet? Glancing up, he thought the metal square of the cistern was nearer now than the paving of the yard. The narrow features contorted with energy and concentration, as he struggled in the stone angle. For a moment he lost his breath and held still with the practised self-discipline of a roof-top thief. All the same, at thirty, he was already an old man playing a young man's game. Beyond the prison, a clock chimed the quarter.
Your brief had his say down the sessions. No one believed you then, no one believes you now. As for no knife, that's where you're wrong. Since yesterday, my friend, you're trussed tighter than a sirloin for the skewer. ' The impossibility briefly knocked the fight from him. He sat down awkwardly and glanced warily at Hawkins and the girl, dark eyes flicking side to side. ' 'By looking,' said Hawkins calmly. 'Policeman Fowler was called by the man that found it. Yesterday morning. Down a drain on Saffron Hill.
The 'Orator' looked back as the warders began to move. 'One other thing Mr Bragg'd have to know. Where's your box of tricks? Bars and wedges. Steel picks. And Pandy let on about a Jack-in-the-Box to bust any safe. And Mr Bragg would want the micrometer Pandy put together. Especially that. They reckon it opens a lock soft as a spring breeze passing. All that'd be part of the bargain, Mr Bragg says. ' Jessup came in on the prisoner's side. He slid his hands into Rann's pockets and patted him down.