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By Leslie Charteris

With the worthwhile guidance of Hoppy Uniatz and assistance from a stunning actress, the Saint tracks down the King of the Beggars, instigator of an unsightly racket designed to take advantage of the beggars of town. after which he needs to flip to struggle a ruthless criminal who will cease at nothing—including murder—to make “The Masked Angel” a champion boxer.

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You’re completely loose to take your choose. ” three Junior, by means of request, sat cross-legged in the course of the carpet, his unclean fingers in his lap. “Should we tie him up? ” Hoppy requested. The Saint had a greater notion. He wound a bit of twine a number of occasions round Junior’s thumbs and twisted the ends tight. “There,” he stated, stepping again and beaming down at Junior. “He’s secure as homes. in addition to, we might have the rope later to hold him. ” The captive remained silent, his skinny, pinched face sulkily purpose at the carpet. other than the truth that he particularly strikingly resembled a rat, he had few distinguishing features. “All right,” the Saint acknowledged. “Keep a watch on him, Hoppy. Kick his sticking out tooth in if he attempts to wake up. ” He moved to a facet desk and did issues lovingly with ice and bourbon. yet his eyes saved returning to the beggar girl. She had come alive. there has been no different notice for it. Even less than the patched and threadbare costume her physique had shed thirty years. And her eyes have been now not boring. She acknowledged, “You’re the Saint, aren’t you? ” Simon stated, “You’re one up on me. I don’t understand your name…yet. ” “I acknowledged you. That’s why I got here alongside. ” “What will you will have? ” She nodded on the glass he used to be retaining and Simon moved around the room and gave her the drink. Then he knew that he were correct. His arms touched hers, and what he felt was once evidence sufficient. Her hand was determined and but tender, the outside like satin. She had performed a stunning task of makeup. The Saint may possibly savor it. relatively frankly, he stared. and during the muddy blotched floor and cunningly drawn wrinkles her actual face started to come into sight, the transparent, fresh sculpture that even disfiguring rolls of wax padding in mouth and nostrils couldn't totally cover. She appeared away. The Saint didn't. almost immediately he murmured, “Small is the value Of good looks from the sunshine retired; Bid her come forth—” She opened her mouth to talk, yet Simon Templar’s low voice went on, “Suffer herself to be wanted. and never blush with the intention to be prominent. ” Hoppy acknowledged, “Huh? ” It used to be a tender woman’s laughter that sounded then. And it used to be now not the cracked voice of the beggar girl that acknowledged, “Mr Templar, I’m commencing to comprehend the explanations on your popularity. How were you aware i used to be an actress? You didn’t know me? ” The Saint changed his drink, gave Hoppy a bottle to himself, and sat down, stretching his lengthy legs. “I simply realised why you have been by no means at your nook in the course of theatre hours. a true beggar may were. That’s whilst the money flows quickest. Saturday afternoon you weren’t there either—a matinée, i guess? yet I didn’t know you, no. ” She stated, “I’m Monica Varing. ” The Saint raised his brows. Varing was once one of many nice names, as recognized in theatrical circles as he used to be himself in his personal ordinary box. Drew, Barrymore, Terry, Varing—they have been all names that had blazed around the marquees of the world’s capitals. For ten years Monica Varing were that infrequent factor, an actress—not only a celeb, yet a follower of the culture that has come down throughout the London Globe from the Greek amphitheatres.

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