By James Hadley Chase
Undercover agent Mark Kirkland has been given the duty of finding and retrieving 3 pornographic movies. His venture needs to stay best mystery because the movies, really embarrassingly, function the daughter of the longer term president of the USA. His quest leads him to the depths of Bavaria the place he unearths Soviet agent, Malik, and sidekick Lu Silk additionally quite attracted to the whereabouts of the flicks. Who will locate them first? And as soon as stumbled on, who is to claim they might not instantly disappear back?
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He hadn't played serious poker for some time and suspected that his technique might have become rusty. Watching his hands in the mirror, flicking the cards through with lightning speed, he saw that the manoeuvre of bringing all the aces to the top of the deck would be obvious to a trained eye. He continued to practise for the next hour until he was satisfied that all his rust had been removed. He then began another manoeuvre which was much more difficult: that of dealing himself Ace, King, Queen after eight hands had already been dealt.
Wait for me,' and the line went dead. Girland replaced the receiver, rubbed the end of his nose and frowned. ' He looked around the big studio room. It had undergone certain changes for the better since he had lifted several thousand dollars off Dorey. Gone were the canvas deck-chairs that had once served him as armchairs. Now the room sported a deep reclining padded-chair and a big settee which his girl-friends appreciated very much. There was also a splendid Bukhara rag on the floor: its rich colouring did much to give a tone of luxury to this otherwise dark-looking room.
Sherman was saying, 'Of course I accept some of the blame. We've behaved selfishly, but Gillian just doesn't fit in with our way of life nor we with hers. I thought it best to let her make her own life. ' He paused to stare at Dorey who sat motionless, his legs crossed, his hands in his lap. ' 'Yes,' Dorey said, feeling he was expected to say something. ' Sherman forced a rueful smile. 'That's because you are loyal to me, John. Most people would say I deserve what I'm getting. We have been neglectful parents and now we are reaping the whirlwind .