By David Dodge
Quiet, peaceable honeymoon? no longer in your existence, until bouncing baby-faced blondes, disguised G-men, espionage, night-clubs, and at last homicide are quiet and peaceful-James Whitney and Kitty discovered themselves inquisitive about the efforts of the F.B.I. to trace down a mystery instant station once they went to Reno to get married; first there has been the abnormal habit and odder buddies of ‘Pop’ who used to be to marry them, moment the leech-like attachment of Jess Caldwell and his good friend Gladys, and 3rd, the mysterious habit of Casey, Whit’s previous pal. All this led Whit to get Swede, a difficult cop, to aid him resolve a secret which results in a large-scale gunfight and the ultimate defeat of the enemy agent.
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His eyes have been brilliant. Whit acknowledged, “Tell me extra approximately Pop. ” “There isn’t even more to it. Our guy suggested that he inspiration Foster may speak if a person may possibly get him clear of Gates. Gates should have notion so too, simply because both he or Kohler used to be with Foster forever. I wasn’t making fast growth with the direction-finder, and after I observed you that first day i assumed I’d greater try and get to Foster ahead of you spilled the beans. So final evening I went out to Verdi and prowled round. I’d appeared where over sooner than and that i knew concerning the lighting and the hound, yet there has been a wind blowing and that i suggestion if i'll come upwind at the puppy I’d be o.k.. I made it, too; I obtained in the home and advised Foster adequate to get him to come back with me. He used to be too scared to speak till I bought him away. We have been out of the home and nearly to the creek sooner than the puppy smelled us and started to howl, after which these rattling lighting got here on they usually all started taking pictures. I heard Kohler’s bullet hit Foster, yet there has been not anything for me to do yet run. ” Whit stared at his footwear. After a minute Casey acknowledged, “I’m sorry, Whit. I couldn’t do something. i believe he’d quite have died than be stuck. ” “I understand he may. That’s why I’m going to settle up with Gates and Kohler. I loved Pop. ” “Gates and Kohler are my infants. I’ll look after them. ” “I’ll aid. ” “No. ” “I acknowledged I’ll support. you could supply the orders. ” “My orders are that you can get out of Reno. ” “I’m unlikely till i am getting prepared. ” They stared at one another gradually. Casey stated, “Listen. I paintings for the F. B. I. They be aware of what they’re up opposed to, they usually spend loads of time and effort making plans issues prior to they do them, in order that everyone has his activity and should be the place he’s alleged to be and do what he’s imagined to do while the time comes. You’re now not incorporated within the photograph. i do know you need to support, yet you’d simply gum issues up. ” “I acknowledged you may provide the orders. ” Casey paid no consciousness to him. “And there’s one other factor to think about. Gates suspects you already. He despatched Sammy to carry you in this night – to not positioned a slug into you, yet to convey you in. He desires to make you speak. ” Casey submit a hand as Whit tried to break. “Don’t imagine he couldn’t make you inform every thing you recognize and much more in addition to. He’s taking part in for retains, Whit; there’s not anything for him yet a firing squad while he’s stuck, and he understands it. He’d provide you with a god-awful undesirable time when you have been attempting to persuade him that you just have been simply an blameless bridegroom on a honeymoon. You’d spill every little thing you ever heard on your existence prior to he bought via with you. ” “Let’s examine the opposite part. He thinks I’m you. The extra he’s drawn to me, the fewer likelihood he has of checking out approximately you and the extra probability he has of constructing a slip. So I’m a decoy – dwell bait. ” “I don’t want a decoy. And you’ll be lifeless bait in the event you pass on getting crossed up with Sammy Kohler. You get out of city whereas you’re alive and I’ll consider much happier. ” Whit stretched his hands lazily. “Now I’m scared. ” “You rattling idiot. Do you think that this can be a picnic?