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A Lotus for Miss Quon by James Hadley Chase PDF

By James Hadley Chase

ISBN-10: 1780020325

ISBN-13: 9781780020327

While Steve Jaffe chanced on million money worthy of diamonds hidden within the wall of his villa in Saigon, he had no goal of giving up the loot. All he needed to do was once set up an go out visa and go away, till his houseboy threatened to visit the police. Jaffe had in basic terms intended to forestall him, yet as a substitute he reveals himself a felon with homicide on his fingers. With little probability to maintain his mystery, Jaffe turns into a guy at the run, and the single individual he can belief is a gorgeous lady who's ready to do something to avoid wasting him.

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He only had one question to ask LuAnn Tyler, one simple question that carried the potential for very complex repercussions. Based upon his experience, he was reasonably certain of her answer, but one just never knew. He dearly hoped, for her sake, that she would give the right one. For there was only one “right” answer. If she said no? Well, the baby would never have the opportunity to know its mother, because the baby would be an orphan. He smacked the desktop with the palm of his hand. She would say yes.

And her body. Her father had often commented on that attribute too. Voluptuous, full-figured, he had described it, as though it were an entity distinct from her. Weak mind, dazzling body. Thankfully, he had never gone beyond those verbalizations. Late at night she sometimes wondered if he had ever wanted to but simply lacked the courage or the opportunity. Sometimes the way he would look at her. On rare occasions, she would venture into the deepest parts of her subconscious and sense, like the sudden, scary prick of a needle, the disjointed pieces of a memory that made her wonder if the opportunity maybe had presented itself.

Come in,” he said, his voice firm and clear. The door opened and LuAnn stepped into the room and looked around. Her left hand clutched the handle of the baby carrier where Lisa lay, her eyes looking around the room with obvious curiosity. Over LuAnn's right shoulder hung a large bag. The man observed the vein plunging down LuAnn's long, sinewy biceps until it connected with a maze of others in her muscular forearm. The woman was obviously strong, physically. What about her character? Was it as strong?

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