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Fast Buck

Fast Buck

James Hadley Chase

Year of publication: 1952

James Hadley Chase THE FAST BUCK PART ONE I Rico opened his office door and peered cautiously into the dimly lit restaurant. The long, narrow room with its tables already set for dinner, its small, rectangular dance floor, the band dais decorated with flowers, was empty and silent. He listened intently, then stepped back into the office and shut the door. Be another half-hour before anyone shows up, he said. What are you nervous about Seated by the flat, ornate desk in a red-leather lounging ...

Keywords: Rico Verne Baird