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Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

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By Daphne du Maurier

On a sour November night, younger Mary Yellan trips around the rainswept moors to Jamaica resort in honor of her mother's loss of life request. while she arrives, the caution of the coachman starts to echo in her reminiscence, for her aunt endurance cowers prior to hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. afraid of the inn's brooding strength, Mary progressively reveals herself ensnared in the dead of night schemes being enacted in the back of its crumbling walls—and tempted to like a guy she dares no longer belief.

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She didn’t want to be saved, she wanted a new pair of Jimmy Choos. The bar he took her too was expensive, dark and richly furnished. They took a discreet booth at the back and he spent time listening to her, he seemed genuinely interested, wanted to know all about his ‘date’. That was fine by her, she was happy to chat with this decent looking guy. He made her feel important, wanted, real good. They downed two drinks and he walked her back to her apartment on Bleecker Street. “Don’t look at the mess,” she smiled.

The two cruisers were outside as promised, the cops already waiting for them. She led him over to her car, he should have known of course. This was one fancy lady. No compact for her, she opened the door of a Porsche 911 Carrera. At least it was in a mid-gray color, not a bright yellow or red like some Porsche owners opted for. Still, it was pretty conspicuous for a cop, even a Fed. He wondered where she got the money for such fancy wheels, it wasn’t more than a couple of years old. She read his mind.

The diplomat spoke Pashtu, the language of some of the Afghan tribes. Between them, they’d been able to have a dialogue of sorts. De Sade was aware from the start that they didn’t have any intention of keeping an agreement. He’d gone along under protest, as an interpreter and bodyguard. The tribal leaders had agreed to everything, cooperation with the Americans and a halt to the IEDs in return for aid. But as they walked out they’d jeered, just like these detectives. Three days afterwards, the diplomat had been killed when his car was blown up by an IED in the area he’d been assured was now safe.

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