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The Black Star: A Detective Story (Classic Reprint)

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | The Black Star: A Detective Story (Classic Reprint).pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Johnston McCulley (Author)

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They carried a mixture of sleet and fine snow, the first herald of the winter to come. In the business district they swung signs madly back and forth, and roared around the corners of high office buildings, and swept madly against struggling trolley cars. They poured through the man-made canons: they dashed out the broad boulevards and so they came to the attention of Mr. Roger Verbeck, at about the hour of midnight, as he turned over in his warm bed and debated whether to rise and lower the window or take a chance with the rapidly lowering temperature. Beastly night! Verbeck confided to himself, and put his head beneath the covers. He slept and suddenly he awakened. A moment before he had been in the midst of a pleasant dream: now every sense was alert, and his right hand, creeping softly under the cover, reached the side of the bed and grasped an automatic pistol that hung in a rack there.
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Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.

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Book details

  • PDF | 306 pages
  • Johnston McCulley (Author)
  • Forgotten Books (11 Jun. 2012)
  • English
  • 6
  • Crime, Thrillers Mystery

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