By Dolores Gordon-Smith
Freezing and hungry, George Lassiter breaks right into a stranger's condo the place he witnesses a homicide. but if the police locate no proof, they--and George's buddy Jack Haldean--believe George was once delirious. harmful occasions quickly end up every person unsuitable.
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