The Fatal Frails Author:Dan Marlowe The statue was knee-high, but it carried a fortune in gold and gems, plus centuries of fame in the art world. Everyone wanted it, and for some no price was too high--love, money, or murder.... Then Killain barged in. — The redhead made the first pitch, and she had Killain twanging like a hopped-up fiddle--but not one note about the statue. — The b... more »londe tried to bargain across a wide-screen bed, and she convinced Johnny he should negotiate--but not about the statue.
The ape had a simple proposition: Hand over the statue or I'll beat in your head! This annoyed Johnny Killain.