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The Scent of Death

By Grant, Maxwell

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Title: The Scent of Death  
Author: Grant, Maxwell
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Excerpt: THOUGH dusk was settling in Manhattan?s streets, the setting sun still cast its rays into the offices of Angew Co., importers, situated high up in the building they occupied. There, Wilfred Angew, president of the importing company, sat in conference with two late?afternoon visitors: Preston Marr, an automobile manufacturer, and Hugo Brydan, a retired investment broker. The sun?s glow cast a golden light upon that thirtieth?story scene, and the burnished tint was appropriate. Those three men had gathered to discuss a single subject: gold.

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Table of Contents: THE SCENT OF DEATH, 1 -- by Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. QUEST OF GOLD, 1 -- Chapter II. CROOKS IN THE DARK, 5 -- Chapter III. CRIME'S INTERIM, 8 -- Chapter IV. AT THE FLOWER SHOP, 11 -- Chapter V. CLUES TO COME, 14 -- Chapter VI. DEATH'S RIDDLE, 18 -- Chapter VII. THE WHEELS MOVE, 22 -- Chapter VIII. FADED EVIDENCE, 25 -- Chapter IX. DEATH LIES BELOW, 29 -- Chapter X. DEALS AND DOUBLE DEALS, 33 -- Chapter XI. JOURNEY'S END, 36 -- Chapter XII. CRIME MOVES AHEAD, 40 -- Chapter XIII. DEATH AFTER DARK, 43 -- Chapter XIV. CROSSED BATTLE, 47 -- Chapter XV. THE SHADOW'S MOVES, 51 -- Chapter XVI. NIGHT BRINGS SHADOWS, 54 -- Chapter XVII. DEATH STALKS ANEW, 58 -- Chapter XVIII. CRIME'S METHOD, 62 -- Chapter XIX. MURDERER'S LAIR, 66 -- Chapter XX. CRIME COMES HOME, 69


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