By Dolores Gordon-Smith
Freezing and hungry, George Lassiter breaks right into a stranger's apartment the place he witnesses a homicide. but if the police locate no facts, they--and George's buddy Jack Haldean--believe George was once delirious. risky occasions quickly end up everybody fallacious.
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He looked at me as if that wasn't near enough. There wasn't much more he could tell, anyway. He hadn't seen the short man again, nor had he seen the second man in the light; he had merely seen the short form and a larger one going out during the show, which had struck him as odd. People, he said, especially men, didn't often leave while the show was on. It struck me as odd, too. Before I left him, I asked where the manager's office was. He pointed to the door I'd Page 40 Wailing Frail, A Shell Scott Detective Mystery thought was the ladies' restroom.
But her voice was high and gasping, carrying a choking fright through the sound of the orchestra. The music stopped suddenly. Lights came on in the club, and at the nearby tables men and women jumped to their feet. I still didn't know what had happened to Stone. But I could see him clearly now, and I knew he was dead. A moment after the lights went on I was kneeling by him, my fingers searching for his pulse. I knew there wouldn't be any. There wasn't. " somebody cried beside me. " Satin stood almost touching me, staring down at Stone's body.