Duke of Devil-May-Care

Duke of Devil-May-Care

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...a cab or on a car? " " A cab." " Do you remember the number of the cab?" " No, sir, but the man had side whiskers; I think I should know him." Fitz made no comment; it should be very easy to find this man. " Miss Cameron---" Fitzgerald picked his chance and questioned her apart from Alice, for Anita had shown the greatest self-control----" I don't want to scare you, but did with her, or valuables of any kind?" " No, I think not; I'm sure of it. I heard her say she would have to go to the bank the first thing this morning. VVhy? Do you think she has been--killed? " She steadied herself, and waited for the man to answer. " No, I do not think so," he said, but Anita saw the fear that was in his mind. " VVho did you see when you came to this house? " Fitzgerald pursued the inquiry. " A girl named Arthemise---that one--" Anita pointed--" and the old porter, I think he is called Hippolyte----" " No one else?" " N o one else." " That is, no one but the servants of the hotel?" " Yes, and Monsieur Victor." " Did Mrs. Ashton have enemies? Was there any one who might wish--wish her harm?" The last vestige of color faded from Anita'; line " VVho was it?" Fitzgerald asked, for he knew that there was some one. Anita's eyes evaded his; she answered unsteadily: " Nobody; that is----I don't know." Fitzgerald looked at her queerly, it seemed for several minutes. She turned her face away. Then he asked again: "What baggage did you bring?" " Two bags." " VVhere are they? " " One of...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236761758
  • 9781236761750