Try Anything Once Author:A. A. Fair "We can't touch it, Mr. Allen," said Donald Lam, looking at Bertha Cool and shaking his head. — Bertha glared. "Fifteen hundred dollars just for spending a night in a motel room with a good-looking girl - and you kick it out the window!" — "Look, Bertha," Donald explained, "this is a red-hot murder case. We're being called on to act as red herri... more »ngs to throw the police off the real scent. Also, we'd be putting ourselves completely in the power of this girl. Do you want to live your life knowing that any time this cocktail hostess decides to blow the whistle you're going to be put out of business?"
Bertha blinked her eyes, thinking it over. "Why so conservative?" she asked. "You've often told me you'll try anything once."
"All right," said Donald. "I'll play it, but I'll play it my way. Get Sharon Barker on the phone."« less