A Play of Dux Moraud (Joliffe the Player, Book 2) by Margaret Frazer

By Margaret Frazer

Functioning at the marriage of Sir Edmund Deneby's daughter, the participant Joliffe has one other activity to perform—as a undercover agent. As he uncovers the secrets and techniques of the Denebys' sordid heritage, it turns into transparent that this marriage ceremony social gathering is destined to finish in tragedy.

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The woman's voice continued, shrill and muffled. "It wasn't my brother-in-law," said Carroll irritably. "He swears he didn't peddle such information. He wouldn't have the brains to do it anyhow. And God knows my wife wouldn't think of it! " Harrison suddenly felt numb. He'd been clinging desperately to the hope that his discoveries were deceptions. He'd been lured to the shop by that hope, and then to St. Jean-surSeine and to this present place and moment. Can-oil's history had let him hope that it would all turn out to be eccentricity, or mild lunacy, or something equally reassuring.

Time Tunnel by Murray Leinster The affair of the time-tunnel began, so far as Harrison was concerned, with a series of events so improbable as to seem lunacy, but which appear to have been inevitable. In a cosmos designed to have human beings live in it, though, there would have to be some sort of safeguards against the consequences of their idiocy. The time-tunnel may have been such a safeguard. To some people, that seems a reasonable guess. It was a brisk, sunshiny Parisian afternoon when the matter really turned up.

Where are you living? What are you doing? " "I've been busy," said Harrison. He explained. "I've an elderly aunt. D. And she said that since I lived here when I was a small boyuntil I was twelve1 ought to try to get back my French. And I had a crazy sort of idea that fitted into the proposal. It was something Professor Carroll said once in a lecture. Remember him? So I came over to get back my French and dig up the material for my thesis. My aunt is pleased. " Harrison was silent a moment. Then he changed the subject.

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