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Bellem, Robert Leslie: Robert Leslie Bellem Sampler 4. V1. 30 May 2012
Nothing can be so mixed up as a couple of scrambled Hollywood marriages—with everybody wanting to kill everybody else. Dan is on hand to prevent things going quite that far . . .
There was only one man on the set who could have shot the arrow, yet Dan hated to think Jeff could be guilty. Motive tumbles over motive, and suspect waltzes around with suspect—but there still remains the question: Where did the arrow come from?
HEADS YOU LOSE
It looked like a gift from Santa Claus left on Dan’s doorstep, but, unwrapped, it turned out to be as grisly a thing as anyone could hope not to find.
HOMICIDE HUNCH . . .
It was a screwball situation. Here was Dan, sitting at home and minding his own business, when the knock came at his front door. A short time later he was in a lavish apartment a few miles away, where he had been convoyed at the point of a gun, and a beautiful cutie he had never seen before was calling him “Dan, darling” and implying that they were old sweeties!
MURDER'S BLUE MOTIVE
At first, Dan thought the girl had shot at him and it didn’t make him any the less mad because she had missed. But before he could make her talk, another bullet closed her mouth. That sort of interference in Dan’s business was the last straw! Somebody was going to pay—and plenty.
DEAD MAN'S SHAKEDOWN
Whatever it was, it had happened thirteen years ago! Whatever it was, only a dead man was supposed to know anything about it! Yet now Sid Waldring was being blackmailed for it. Completely in the dark, Dan offers to help if he can.
It looked like the old badger game to Dan—at first. Then he realized the movie star had no motive except to escape a frame-up for murder, herself. . . .
Donaldson’s crack had been meant as a joke, but the girl who overheard it wasn’t in a joking mood. After that, it didn’t matter what Dan Turner said. To her he was a Russian wife-deserter, and a bad actor.
'Bene legere saecla vincere'.
'To read well is to master the ages' [Prof. Issac Flagg]
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