By Philip Wylie
"International smuggling, vicious gangsters, appealing women ... gleaming, fascinating, outstanding." -- Phoenix Republic "Adventure, suspense, and simply solid fun." -- Dallas information "Excitement, plot ... as soon as began the ball of event turns into a rolling stone ... the younger professor does adequate first-hand examine within the underworld to meet anybody." -- Chicago Tribune "Mr. Wylie intended to entertain, and he succeeds beautifully." -- Houston submit
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She put the envelopes between the books. She wrinkled her nose at him and the door closed behind her. The Tip said, "No kidding, Double-O! A dame. . " Mr. Sanders raised his adze-blade eyes. The Tip looked away. There was a knock on the door opposite the one Miss Maxson had used. "Come in, boys," Double-O called. " Miss Maxson approached the professor--through the crowd. Most of the tables had been pushed out of the room now. Their legmarks showed in the deep carpets. The officer looked in. "All right!
Not 'won,' Bedelia. Dishonorably accumulated. " "Certainly not! Double-O Sanders is, after all, a gambler. " She slowly shook her head. There were times when what he regarded as clear thinking, or proper behavior, seemed obtuse to her--and more than obtuse: downright dumb. The morning was clear and rather cool: towards dawn, a very slight high pressure front moved in from the northwest. People had wood fires going on their hearths and in iron stoves. These sent over the inhabited rim of the peninsula a drift of pine smoke which carried far out to sea.
By leaning against the car and clinging to that hinge, he was able to remove a sample of the vegetation. Hedge or driveway shrubbery, he thought. He shifted his position and put it in his pocket. The sound of upholstery being rent by a knife came from the coupe. Rustlings were heard as two of the men inspected the ground under the shrubbery behind the wall. A car approached. They knelt. The men ripping up the coupe put out their flashlights and sat down. The car swept on. Eventually, the fat man sighed.
Experiment in Crime by Philip Wylie