By Robert Colby
She had lied to him, she had cheated him and been untrue to him. Now she had betrayed him. She used to be each piece as lethal because the murderer's gun; her attractive physique and prepared methods had led led Neil instantly right into a killer's catch. yet Neil understood ultimately. He was once as helpless opposed to Corinne as he was once opposed to the bullets that have been expecting him.
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He kept teasing me. So one time, in a burst of anger, I told him he was a flop, that I couldn't take it any more and I was going to leave him. I didn't really mean it. But it sobered him up, so I let him believe it for a while. And that was when the trouble started. " "My God. " "I was going to. But then one night he came home very late, a little drunk. He woke me up. He had an overnight bag with him. He opened it and dumped it on the bed. " "No, you can't. Never. It was full of money -- stacks arid stacks.
It was more money than mast people ever win in poker games so she wasn't inclined to believe him. " he said.
Not exactly. I mean -- " "Your thought is -- it's -- it's wonderful. But your timing is a little off, sweetheart. There are moods -- Later. All right? " His mind bent this way and that between gusts of desire and crosswinds of doubt. Again he adjusted, now giving in irrevocably to passion. " "Oh God, honey," he answered. "Now you want me to stop. " "Love in the front seat of a car," she murmured. " He didn't live far away, but he had never taken her there. He sighed and let down the last barrier.