By Patricia Frances Rowell
Revenge used to be a type of Justice
One ideally fitted to the rocky coast of Cornwall that Morgan Pendaris may back name domestic. Having received again his birthright, he may perhaps now savour his name, his lands...and the unique charms of Lalia, the widow of his enemy--who held his center within the palm of her hand.
What fee Love?
Sold in the course of girlhood right into a loveless marriage, Lalia Hayne had by no means recognized the shelter of a real lover's palms. yet now Morgan Pendaris had come to assert her domestic as his personal, and she or he chanced on herself all of sudden prepared to offer something for one contact of ardour in a stranger's embody!
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I have known him since before Hitler. She was a devoted Socialist Party member, and her first husband was murdered by the Nazis; she became a worker in the underground, and died in Dachau concentration camp, in spite of my best efforts to save her. ” “He had quite an extraordinary contact in Germany, apparently someone in Göring’s own headquarters. ” “We already have that information, I believe; but I do not know what use is being made of it. I don’t have to give my man any hint that we are working on the project.
I’ll let you hear from me without fail,” Lanny promised. VIII The visitor didn’t make an attempt to see the old marshal himself. Now he had surrendered all real power to the evil Laval, and would serve as a figurehead to make the masses of the French people, who adored him as the hero of Verdun, believe that la patrie was in the hands of an all-wise and all-benevolent father, a deputy of God. What Lanny wanted to do was to make his report and move on from this health resort before it became unhealthy for him; before his visits attracted too much attention from the Gestapo and caused them to look up his recent doings.
Really, it was as if Laval thought his visitor had had something to do with it, or could do something about it. Lanny broke in, laughing: “Écoutez, cher Maître, you must understand that these statesmen are at the opposite pole of thinking from myself. If I could have my way, they would be bounced out on their behinds. ” “Yes, yes, I understand, M. Budd. I just need somebody to tell my troubles to. ” “I can only guess at the minds of the commercial gentlemen who control America’s policy. ” “Big businessmen do not see very far ahead as a rule.
A Dangerous Seduction by Patricia Frances Rowell