By Peter O'Donnell
The rugged crew of Modesty Blaise and her dependable lieutenant, Willie Garvin, tackle most unlikely odds as they battle Simon Delicta, a guy with a flavor for dying, and Swordmaster Wenczel in a duel to the demise. because the event unfolds, and so they commute from London to Panama to the depths of the Sahara wasteland, the pair will want all their killing talents to outlive.
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Although she is now your ex-wife, she would still be the beneficiary. " "She did," he said. " He paused. " I compressed my mouth. "No. I can imagine. Still, I'm worth more to her alive than dead. " "And if she wanted to get married again? " I shook my head. "She might have killed me in a fury three years ago, but not now, cold bloodedly, with other people involved. It isn't in her nature. " He kept his voice dead even, but he had clearly expected more reaction than he got. I wasn't horrified or even much taken aback.
The Major, full of ducal champagne, gracefully agreed. He and Fenella climbed aboard and I waited outside with the Duke. " he said. " He studied me slowly. " I put my fingers on my forehead and felt the sweat. "It's a hot day," I said. Colin came eventually. He too was sweating: his now crumpled open shirt had great dark patches under the arms. He had ridden five races. He looked thin and exhausted. " he said abruptly. "I knew," said the Duke. " Colin looked back to where the Polyplane still waited on the ground.
I wondered whether 'anything' meant sleeping with the pilots, or whether that came under the heading of pleasure, not profit. I didn't intend to find out. Not getting involved included Honey, in the biggest possible way. " She pursed her mouth and put her head on one side. "Not altogether. In fact, absolutely the reverse. We had too much capital tied up in it. " She stood up abruptly, seeming to think that she had already said too much. " The daylight was fading fast. She came and stood dose beside me, not quite touching.
A Taste for Death (Modesty Blaise, Book 4) by Peter O'Donnell