Behind the Crimson Blind by Carter Dickson

By Carter Dickson

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You . " Maureen paused. Lowering her head, so that her sleek black hair again contrasted with the beauty of the pale complexion, she tapped her gloved fingers irresolutely on her handbag. " "Aside from your—your horribly undignified conduct, and you an English nobleman, too . 's mouth fell open. "Undignified? " "Aside from that," insisted Maureen, "it was all those dreadful women! I'm sorry! " Now she had really produced a reaction from the man of dignity. 's head, disembodied and slowly turning purple, moved from left to right like a saint's head on a platter.

My name is . ' Maureen knew what it was. Her green eyes, with the long black lashes, and broad mouth rather heavily made up against a pale complexion, held a certain anxiety as well as a secret admiration. Ever since the TWA airliner had left New York for Lisbon, she had half-hoped the old reprobate might speak to her. "But you're the old man," she said simply. " "Well . . , not altogether displeased. " he added, with a look so horrible that it would have paralyzed a Commando. Against the blast of that personality, which seemed only a disembodied head glaring over the back of the seat, Maureen bristled a little.

I'm an old man, whatever they think. I can't stand the gaff. If anybody as much as says 'impossible' to me, "I'll bat him over the head with a soda siphon. Mind! I don't expect anything like that in Tangier; but I want to be smacking well certain I don't get involved. . " "Where I come in? M. "You don't even have to be with me. When you go out of the hotel, just leave a note sayin' you've gone out with me; but you don't know where we're going or when we'll come back. If I'm in the hotel when you're there, you answer the phone.

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