By Paul Gallico
Answerable for cleansing the houses of the wealthy, Mrs Harris is a humble charlady with a knack for placing issues so as anyplace she is going. while, a lot to her shock, she wins a visit for 2 past the Iron Curtain, she has no notion of the journey that lies sooner than her.
Ever the dependable servant, besides the fact that, Mrs Harris (accompanied by means of her unswerving good friend Mrs Butterfield) believes it purely correct that others make the most of her luck besides. With a mink coat in brain for Mrs Butterfield, she additionally hopes to exploit their 'oliday to reignite a misplaced romance among her lovelorn enterprise and a Russian lady he had enjoyed years in the past. regrettably, the discreet passing of files is an job that may land even the main well-intentioned charlady in sizzling water with the KGB...
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You also want to remember that very few people lose more than they can afford to lose. It’s not big-time gambling in terms of thousands of dollars. Most of the people go there for amusement and they’re willing to pay fifty or a hundred dollars to enjoy the thrill of gambling. “When you come right down to it, I think the people there have a pretty good idea of the amount of business that comes in from Southern California. ” Mason asked. “Oh, just a routine questionnaire,” the pilot said. ” “That’s right.
Every cent of it,” Mason said, grinning. “Don’t let him kid you,” Della said. ” “Well, this is really going to surprise her,” the pilot said. ” “On our way,” Mason said. They went over to the airplane, climbed in, fastened seat belts, the pilot warmed up the motors and took off to make a wide, sweeping turn over the brilliantly lighted business district of Las Vegas. Looking down at the lights, Della said, “I’ll bet that takes a lot of money out of a lot of different states. ” “You’d be surprised how much money it puts into California,” the pilot said.
Where can I find Mrs. Hastings? ” “Her address is 721 Northwest Firston Avenue, but as it happens, she is in my office at the present time. We have been discussing the situation and she feels that something should be done. I felt it would be advisable to notify you, in case you wanted to take a look at the evidence or—“ Tragg’s voice was as crisp as a cold lettuce leaf. ” “She knows nothing about it,” Mason said. “Her handbag and her keys were stolen, and then the gun was stolen. Moreover, she was not the woman who left the handbag in my office.