Honey in his Mouth (Hard Case Crime) by Lester Dent

By Lester Dent

What could you do if you happen to have been just like a DICTATOR? when you have been small-time grifter Walter Harsh, convalescing in a clinic with a damaged arm, you’d take heed to a proposition that can web you a funky $50,000 for impersonating the South American strongman you resemble. You’d beware whilst the dictator’s sultry mistress all started placing the strikes on you. And at midnight, while nobody was once staring at, you could simply hatch a plot to get all of it for your self: the cash, the woman, and the stash of stolen loot she’s conspiring to spirit abroad…

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Walter, I been sitting here a long time. They told me not to wake you—they said I could sit in here, but I should let you sleep. I told them a lie. I couldn’t go to Illinois. I couldn’t make myself do it. ” She kissed him and held him close. Her moist mouth moved all over his. “I’m glad you’re not mad. ” “That would be something. ” A nurse came in with two glasses of orange juice, one for him and one for Mrs. Harsh, she said. The nurse was a different one, a large plain woman. ” He lay back holding his orange juice.

What was wrong with him? A thing as important as the newspaper, and he had hardly noticed it. Where was the paper anyway, on the floor, or where? He saw the paper on the floor, and when he leaned off the bed for it, the blood ran to his head and made him dizzy, and he almost fell off the bed before he clutched the newspaper. The story from Carrollton, Missouri, was a small item on an inside page. It said the body of D. C. Roebuck, Kansas City photographic supply salesman, had been found with his demolished automobile in a field near Carrollton Friday and had been taken to his home in Kansas City for burial.

Like Vera Sue, he thought, and that five thousand dollars she was chasing with her tongue hanging out. All she had to go on, some guy she had barely met had said somebody was paying him five thousand dollars for something that didn’t make sense. And Vera Sue was hard at it, trying to grab the five thousand as if it was right there in front of her. The smell of money had her wild. But maybe the worst was, he could smell it a little himself. Early in the afternoon the nurse came in. “Mr. ” “For me?

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