The Wheel O' Fortune

The Wheel O' Fortune

by Louis Tracy
     
 

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"[...]Buckingham Palace Road cost a bit."
An appreciative audience grinned at the official humor. But Royson was listening to the somewhat lively conversation taking place behind him.
"Are you injured in any way?" cried the gentleman in the far coat, obviously addressing the lady in the victoria. The too accurate cadence in his words bespoke the foreigner, the

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"[...]Buckingham Palace Road cost a bit."
An appreciative audience grinned at the official humor. But Royson was listening to the somewhat lively conversation taking place behind him.
"Are you injured in any way?" cried the gentleman in the far coat, obviously addressing the lady in the victoria. The too accurate cadence in his words bespoke the foreigner, the man who has what is called "a perfect command" of English.
"Not in the least, thank you," was the answer. The voice was clear, musical, well-bred, and decidedly chilling. The two concluding words really meant "no thanks to you," The lady was, however, quite self- possessed, and, as a consequence, polite.
[...]".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781407649634
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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