By Iain Levison
Philip Dixon is down on his success. An break out from a profitable yet botched financial institution theft lands him bleeding and at the brink in a faculty city in New Hampshire. How can he discover a position to conceal out during this blameless surroundings? Peering into the window of the closest apartment, he sees a glimmer of wish: a guy in his mid-thirties, evidently a few form of educational, is rolling round at the lounge ground with an enticing high-school scholar. Professor Elias White is then blackmailed into harboring a deadly fugitive, as Dixon - with a funky quarter-million in his bag and goals of Canada in his head - will get prepared for the final section of his escape.
But the final section is usually the toughest. appealing and chronic FBI agent Denise Lupo is on his path. As for Elias White, his brilliant transition from revered educational to prepared associate poses a ruthless chance that Dixon will be silly to underestimate.
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L. a. Fenêtre ouverte est une nouvelle de Georges Simenon, publiée en 1936. Elle fait partie de los angeles série des Maigret.
La nouvelle est écrite à Neuilly-sur-Seine en octobre 1936. Son édition pré-originale s'est faite dans l'hebdomadaire Paris-Soir-Dimanche les 7 et 14 novembre 1936. los angeles Fenêtre ouverte est le troisième volet d'une série de cinq nouvelles qui font l'objet d'un concours hebdomadaire. Chaque nouvelle s'étend sur deux numéros : dans le most well known sont posés tous les éléments de l'énigme ; dans le moment, en quelques lignes, est donné son dénouement.
La nouvelle est reprise dans le recueil Les Nouvelles Enquêtes de Maigret en 1944 chez Gallimard.
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Annabelle appreciated the loyalty. ” The door opened and Heidi walked in. She saw them and waved. Heidi hurried over. “Shane said yes. He’s going to teach you to do the horse dance. Well, ride a horse. ” “Probably better to sneak up on him with that one,” Charlie said. ” Heidi grinned. “He’s a successful horse guy. He’s not going to be into the dancing thing. ” This was what she loved, Annabelle thought happily. Her friends and, for the most part, her life. She had a great job in a town she adored.
As she spoke, she shifted, holding out one gorgeous leg to show him the four-inch heel on her sandal. He supposed she’d done it to make a point about her height. All he could think was that she was small enough and light enough that supporting her weight would be easy. The image of them up against a wall, her legs around his waist as they… He closed his fists against the visual, reminded himself that his mother knew he was meeting with Annabelle and thought about horse racing stats. When that didn’t help, he worked a couple of fractions in his head.
He managed a smile. “I work with what I’ve got. ” “Hardly. Although I would have loved to be a ballerina. Anyway, I need to ride because I’m raising money for a bookmobile. We just finished up the new media center the first part of this year. ” He nodded. “I wish.